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The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
The language of_cinema
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The language of_cinema

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  • 1. The Language of Film A Basic Introduction
  • 2. • Like all other media texts films are constructs • Film is a Primary media therefore films are constructed in such a way that we are gripped from the opening • The LANGUAGE of FILM is a visual and aural one • Films are a sequence of signs that when combined together create meaning
  • 3. The Technical Components: The Language • The Mis en Scene • The Shot • The Edit
  • 4. Aspects of the visual language to consider. • Mis en Scene • Basically the set, what is worn, how the scene is created
  • 5. Camera Shot The Size of Shot The Lens
  • 6. Camera Angles Low Angle Shot High Angle Shot Eye Level Shot
  • 7. Camera Movement The Zoom In The Zoom Out The Pan The Tilt
  • 8. Camera Movement The Tracking Shot Point of View
  • 9. • Editing   • Creates pace: Slow editing has different connotations than quick.
  • 10. Editing • Creating a transition in time and space – Dissolve – Straight cut – Fade in- Fade Out – Ellipsis
  • 11. • Sound • Diegetic • The aspects of sound that are in the story within the ad eg dialogue, sound effects Non-Diegetic • Sound that exist outside the story, eg voice over, theme tunes – Voiceover – Creates anchorage whilst also adding to the dramatic effect within the narrative of the ad. – Famous voice feeds into prior cultural knowledge of the audience
  • 12. • Lighting • Highkey • Bright light, clean clear • Connotations of purity up-beat clean • Low Key • Dull, shadows Mysterious, sinister etc • Coloured Light • Creates mood, has various connotations

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