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  • 1. Film Language Theresa Dawson Jacob Burns Film Center
  • 2. Mise-en-scene
    • Put into the scene / staging an action
    • Setting
    • Props
    • Costume
    • Performance
    • Lighting
  • 3. Mise-en-scene and film authorship
    • Mise-en-scene central to auteur discussion i.e.film authorship. During classic Hollywood studio period control of the director was limited to those processes recorded during filming.
    • The quality of a director’s work could be read through his control over mise-en-scene
  • 4. Setting Location: What is the significance of the natural setting in this clip? What is the significance of the house set?
  • 5. Costume and Props What is the significance of costume in this clip? How does the costume echo in other elements of the mise-en-scene?
  • 6.
    • 3 point lighting or ‘high key lighting’
    Uses 3 light sources: a key light -the main light for the subject, a back light - picks subject out from background, and a fill light, to fill in shadows Designed to be unobtrusive How does 3 point lighting work in this clip?
  • 7. A beautifying light Lighting from below A distorting light Side lighting A selective light that conceals/reveals Top lighting How is Marlene Dietrich lit in this clip ?
  • 8. Low key lighting ‘noir lighting’ Uses 1 source light, light is limited Images have high contrast ‘ chiaroscuro’ Few mid-tones A very noticeable lighting effect
  • 9. Exercise
    • What do we learn from the mise-en-scene in this opening sequence
    • from Hitchcock’s Rear Window?
  • 10. Cinematography
    • Frame dimension
    • Lens
    • Camera angle
    • Camera movement
    • Focus
    • Film stock
  • 11. Continuity editing Dominant editing style Designed to be seamless Includes filming in 180 degrees of action Varying angles by more than 30 degrees Eyeline and other match shots
  • 12. Camera movement
    • 1. Track
    • 2. Pan
    • 3. Tilt
    • 4. Crane