Grammar of Film and Television

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An awesome slide show with perfect examples for all the key concepts in Visual Culture. Prepared by a faculty of Christ University, credited in the slides itself. Would be really helpful for all students of Visual Culture and Film Studies.

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Grammar of Film and Television

  1. 1. SHAILA GAUR
  2. 2.  Mise en scene Technical codes of construction
  3. 3.  Constructed using a media language Media language made up of codes Codes convey certain information
  4. 4.  Décor -Setting and props Codes of dress- Costumes and make-up Non-verbal codes
  5. 5.  PAN TILT TRACK DOLLY CRANE ZOLLY
  6. 6.  continuity of direction completed action a similar centre of attention in the frame a one-step change of shot size change of angle
  7. 7.  Cutaway Cutting rate Cutting rhythm
  8. 8.  External diegetic: coming from the story space Internal diegetic: what character ‘hears’ inside head Non-diegetic: coming from outside the story space e.g. soundtrack music, voiceover
  9. 9.  Direct sound Studio sound Selective sound Sound Perspective Sound bridge Asynchronous sound Synch sound Sound dissolves
  10. 10.  Overlapping dialogue Voice over Distorted dialogue Word choices, accents- character’s background Tone of voice, volume, speed
  11. 11.  Sounds beyond the screen – thunder, siren, footsteps Conceal action Sound- on location, from a library or created by a Foley artist Reverb

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