Film Art: An Introduction / Edition 9

Film Art: An Introduction / Edition 9

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by David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073386162

ISBN-13: 9780073386164

Pub. Date: 11/25/2009

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073386164
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/25/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
307,955
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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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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