Make Film History: Rewrite, Reshoot, and Recut the World's Greatest Films

Make Film History: Rewrite, Reshoot, and Recut the World's Greatest Films

by Gerst Robert


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615931224
Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Robert Gerst, Ph.D., chairs the Liberal Arts Department at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. He has taught film aesthetics and film history to thousands of designers, artists, and young filmmakers in North America and, in online courses at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, to film students around the world. A veteran teacher who first cut movies standing at a Moviola, he brings a digital filmmaker perspective to the history of the movies.

Table of Contents

 Intermittency: Eadweard Muybridge

“Reality”: Auguste and Louis Lumière

Imagination: Georges Méliès

Cutting to Continuity: Edwin S. Porter

Mise-en-Scène: Charlie Chaplin

Moving Camera: Giovanni Pastrone

Classical Cutting: D.W. Griffith

Montage: Lev Kuleshov

Intertitles: Manuel Orazi

Studio Factory: Sunrise

Synchronous Sound: The Jazz Singer

Aspect Ratio: Abel Gance

Thematic Montage: Dziga Vertov

Production Code: Scarface

Storyboard: Webb Smith

Score: Max Steiner

Ending: Casablanca

Technicolor: Michael Powell 

Voice-Over: Portrait of Jennie

Jump-Cut: Breathless

Mixing Sound: Walter Murch 

Montage to Mashup: Cinema Paradiso

Chroma Key: Forrest Gump

Person and Role: Being John Malkovitch 

Documentary “Reality”: Charlie Bit Me 

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