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  1. 1. FILM<br />A2 PHOTOGRAPHY<br />
  2. 2. QUESTIONS<br />A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. - Orson Welles . Discuss with examples. <br />How has film-making been influenced by photography? Provide at least 3 examples.<br />Explore how cinematographers have taken influence from photography and other art forms in the development of a film’s aesthetic. <br />
  3. 3. Roman Vishniac<br />Photos Eastern European Jewish life pre 1939<br />
  4. 4. Schindler’s List<br />Director: Steven Spielberg<br />Cinematography: Janusz Kaminski<br />Kaminksi based the look of this film upon the photographs of Roman Vishniac<br />
  5. 5. http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi4152531737/player<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAH3RTRlCHY<br />Schindler’s List<br />Director: Steven Spielberg<br />Cinematography: Janusz Kaminski<br />Kaminksi based the look of this film upon the photographs of Roman Vishniac<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W74jGQ-CDTE<br />
  6. 6. Saving Private Ryan<br />Find an image by Robert Capa that Spielberg (dir) and Kaminski (cinematographer) made reference to in this film. <br />ROBERT CAPA INFLUENCES MODERN CINEMA<br />
  7. 7. The Shadow Line<br />Edward Hopper<br />http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2004/apr/25/art hopper influences cinematographers<br />
  8. 8. What are the key features of Hopper’s paintings that have influenced the makers of Shadow Line?<br />
  9. 9. Vermeer http://www.essentialvermeer.com/vermeer_in_scale_one.html<br />
  10. 10. What did Jack Cardiff say about Vermeer’s work?<br />
  11. 11. Weegee<br />http://www.amber-online.com/exhibitions/weegee-collection/detail<br />
  12. 12. Can you think of 5 films that include scenes with the features of Weegee’s photographs?<br />
  13. 13. Robert Frank – The Americans series<br />
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  15. 15. Gregory Crewdson<br />Crewdson<br />Still from Vertigo<br />http://www.filminfocus.com/article/gregory_crewdson<br />
  16. 16. Caravaggio<br />http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2010/jul/25/caravaggio-scorsese-lachapelle-peter-doig<br />
  17. 17. Philip Lorca di Corcia<br />Name 2 influences on diCorcia found in the preceding slides.<br />
  18. 18. Cindy Sherman The Untitled Film Stills Series 1977 to 1980<br />Describe the character of the woman with the letter.<br />Who is the letter from?<br />Is she alone in the room?<br />What could the letter be about?<br />What sort of film may have influenced this image?<br />
  19. 19. http://www.luminous-landscape.com/essays/ten-movies.shtml<br />A photographer describes his passion for 10 films and what makes them essential viewing for an aspiring photographers or cinematographers. <br />
  20. 20. City of Lost Children<br />Directed by Jeunet<br />Find an image by Brassai that reminds you of this.<br />Alternative trailer<br />
  21. 21. Otto Dix – associated with the German Expressionism art movement<br />Where in the trailer can you see this influence?<br />
  22. 22. Find an image by RaoulHausmann and the character in the trailer that might have been influenced by it. <br />