Introduction to Film: A Companion Reader

Introduction to Film: A Companion Reader

by Richard Edwards, Drew Casper

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Overview

This text is intended for an introduction to film course. It contains a unique feature,"Film Notes",written by USC's School of Cinema-TV's top doctoral students. Contains important previously published articles on film that will be valuable to the introductory film student. It arranges topics in a logical way and is organized in terms of teaching an introductory course. It contains key articles on acting/performance and on modernism and postmodernism. Includes supplementary handouts,an extensive chapter on the production process and a glossary of key production personnel.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072380675
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/28/1999
Pages: 246

Table of Contents

Preface
Adknowledgements
1: Film as Technology, Busioness, Art/Entertainment and Cultural Product
A Survey History of Film Technology compiled by Mary Kerney
"The Invention of the Early Years of the Cinema, 1880s-1904" from Film History: An Introduction by David Bordwell & Kristin Thompson
"Singin' in the Rain" from Stanley Donen (1983) by Drew Casper
Film Notes:
2: Literary Design
Readings in Film Art, pages 89-124
Film Notes:
3: Performance
"What is Acting?" from Acting in the Cinema by James Naremore
"Rhetoric and Expressive Technique" from Acting in the Cinema by James Naremore
"A Dream of Passion: The Development of the Method" by Lee Strasberg
Film Notes
4: Visual Design
Readings in Film Art, pages 169-205
Film Notes:
5: Composition
Types of Camera Lenses and Camera Movements
Readings from Film Art, pages 210-264
Film Notes:
6: Temporal Design
Readings from Film Art, pages 270-310
Film Notes:
7: Sound Design
Readings from Film Art, pages 315-350
Film Notes:
(and more...)

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