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      • Pronounced “meez ahn sen”, it is a French term and originates in theatre.
      • Of all the technical aspects mise-en-scene is the one that we are likely to be most familiar with. When a film finishes we may not remember the camera shots or editing but we can usually recall some elements of the mise- en-scene
      • So, what is it?
      • Mise-en-scene refers to everything that appears in the film frame.
      • What makes up mise-en-scene?
      • Location / Setting
      • Props / iconography
      • Costume and Make Up
      • Lighting
      • Use of colour
      • All elements are controlled by the director with the help of a several design departments– remember that accidents in production of film or tv are rare!
      • Mise-en-scene is crucial in creating the world of the show and meaning for the viewer
      • Denotation ?
      • What you actually see eg. A Rose is a red flower
      • Connotation?
      • What something might stand for or represent, e.g.. To give someone a red rose might suggest love
      • What are all of the connotations of the colour red?
      • The mise-en-scene in a film or TV show can connote complex ideas to the viewer very quickly.
      • The mise-en-scene can enhance audience understanding of a film/tv show by informing them of different meanings such as:
      • The period/era.
      • The place or cultural context.
      • The genre
      • The characterisation.