“ To tell a story that needs the scale of a myth, you need a country that has a mythic  dimension – and America does”
 
Suburban  comedy drama Period gangster drama War
<ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and  Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Creates moods. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of close-ups. </li></ul><ul><li>Positioning of shadows, no harsh lights. </l...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and  Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Casting of the actors is crucial. </li></ul><ul><li>Two types of directors. </li></ul><ul><li>He obviously gets th...
 
<ul><li>Casting of the actors is crucial. </li></ul><ul><li>Two types of directors. </li></ul><ul><li>He obviously gets th...
<ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and  Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Motifs and symbols are used extensively. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeated objects or shots. </li></ul><ul><li>Associate ...
 
“ like death, we cannot control water. It just comes.”
 
<ul><li>Motifs and symbols are used extensively. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeated objects or shots. </li></ul><ul><li>Associate ...
<ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and  Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Voice-over narration. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited dialogue for effect. </li></ul><ul><li>Replaces dialogue with musi...
 
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  1. 3. “ To tell a story that needs the scale of a myth, you need a country that has a mythic dimension – and America does”
  2. 5. Suburban comedy drama Period gangster drama War
  3. 6. <ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue and Music </li></ul>Ingredients
  4. 7. <ul><li>Creates moods. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of close-ups. </li></ul><ul><li>Positioning of shadows, no harsh lights. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of colour. </li></ul><ul><li>Set design. </li></ul>“ I learned storytelling by doing theatre – by telling many stories over the course of two-and-a half hours to an audience without recourse to close-up and without recourse to the moving camera” Shots and Camerawork
  5. 15. <ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue and Music </li></ul>Ingredients
  6. 16. <ul><li>Casting of the actors is crucial. </li></ul><ul><li>Two types of directors. </li></ul><ul><li>He obviously gets the most out of his cast. </li></ul><ul><li>Actual characters’ representation and portrayal is important. </li></ul><ul><li>All characters are three dimensional, they all have faults and strengths. </li></ul>“ There are all sorts of ways of getting a level of performance out of somebody” Characters and Characterisation
  7. 18. <ul><li>Casting of the actors is crucial. </li></ul><ul><li>Two types of directors. </li></ul><ul><li>He obviously gets the most out of his cast. </li></ul><ul><li>Actual characters’ representation and portrayal is important. </li></ul><ul><li>All characters are three dimensional, they all have faults and strengths. </li></ul>“ One of the things I’m attracted to is the morally ambivalent central characters who are capable of good and bad, and the story is told in shades of grey. I think the best drama doesn’t offer those easy solutions.” Characters and Characterisation
  8. 19. <ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue and Music </li></ul>Ingredients
  9. 20. <ul><li>Motifs and symbols are used extensively. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeated objects or shots. </li></ul><ul><li>Associate them with characters. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are common to all of his films. </li></ul><ul><li>Create unity between scenes. </li></ul>Symbolism
  10. 22. “ like death, we cannot control water. It just comes.”
  11. 24. <ul><li>Motifs and symbols are used extensively. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeated objects or shots. </li></ul><ul><li>Associate them with characters. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are common to all of his films. </li></ul><ul><li>Create unity between scenes. </li></ul>“ Movies though are only good if it entertains you, moves you or grips you. It’s not good for you just because it has a message.” Symbolism
  12. 25. <ul><li>Shots and Camerawork </li></ul><ul><li>Characters and Characterisation </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue and Music </li></ul>Ingredients
  13. 26. <ul><li>Voice-over narration. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited dialogue for effect. </li></ul><ul><li>Replaces dialogue with music. </li></ul>Dialogue and Music

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