Film Art: An Introduction

Film Art: An Introduction

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by David Bordwell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071220577

ISBN-13: 9780071220576

Pub. Date: 09/28/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Combining the traditional topics reviewed in a discussion of film as an art form this updated book now inlcudes information on the latest film technology such as the computer special effects used in Forest Gump. The book differentiates documentaries from fiction film,mainstream commercial films from avant-garde/experimental films. Western and horror films are also

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Combining the traditional topics reviewed in a discussion of film as an art form this updated book now inlcudes information on the latest film technology such as the computer special effects used in Forest Gump. The book differentiates documentaries from fiction film,mainstream commercial films from avant-garde/experimental films. Western and horror films are also reviewed. The role of sound is fully analyzed.

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ISBN-13:
9780071220576
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/28/2010

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Table of Contents


Part I TYPES OF FILMMAKING, TYPES OF FILM
Chapter 1 The Work of Film Production
Chapter 2 Types of Film
Part II FILM FORM
Chapter 3 The Significance of Film Form
Chapter 4 Narrative As A Formal System
Chapter 5 Nonnarrative Formal System
Part III FILM STYLE
Chapter 6 The Shot: Mise-En-Scene
Chapter 7 The Shot: Cinematographic Properties
Chapter 8 The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing
Chapter 9 Sound in the Cinema
Chapter 10 Style as a Formal System: Summary
Part IV CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FILM
Chapter 11 Film Criticism: Sample Analyses
Part V FILM HISTORY
Chapter 12 Film Form and Film History
Glossary
Internet Resources: Selected Reference Sites in Film from the World Wide Web
Credit
Index

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