Film Art: An Introduction

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2016
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Film Art and Filmmaking

1. Film as Art: Creativity, Technology, and Business

Part 2 Film Form

2. The Significance of Film Form

3. Narrative Form

Part 3 Film Style

4. The Shot: Mise-en-Scene

5. The Shot: Cinematography

6. The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing

7. Sound in the Cinema

8. Summary: Style as a Formal System

Part 4 Types of Films

9. Film Genres

10. Documentary, Experimental, and Animated Films

Part 5 Critical Analysis of Films

11. Film Criticism: Sample Analyses

Appendix: Writing a Critical Analysis of a Film

Part 6 Film History

12. Historical Changes in Film Art: Conventions and Choices, Tradition and Trends



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