9780495095729

Sight, Sound, Motion Applied Media Aesthetics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495095729

  • ISBN10:

    0495095729

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/12/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Media aesthetics have gained prominence with the dramatic advances in the digital technology of video and electronic cinema. In this dynamic field, Herb Zettl's SIGHT SOUND MOTION/APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS FIFTH EDITION is more applicable than ever. This new edition of SIGHT SOUND MOTION continues to be the most comprehensive book on the market, not only describing the major aesthetic image elements--light and color, space, time-motion, and sound-but also presenting in-depth coverage on the creative ways that they are used in television and film. Zettl's thorough coverage of aesthetic theory and the application of that theory place this contemporary and highly relevant text in a class by itself. Richly illustrated, this edition features strong visuals that often draw on traditional art forms, such as painting, sculpture, and dance.

Table of Contents

Applied Media Aesthetics
The First Aesthetic Field: Light
Structuring the First Aesthetic Field: Lighting
The Extended First Field: Color
Structuring Color: Function and Composition
The Two-Dimensional Field: Area
The Two-Dimensional Field: Forces Within the Screen
Structuring the Two-Dimensional Field: Interplay of Screen Forces
The Three-Dimensional Field: Depth and Volume
Structuring the Three-Dimensional Field: Building Screen Volume
Building Screen Space: Visualization
The Four-Dimensional Field: Time
The Four-Dimensional Field: Motion
Structuring the Four-Dimensional Field: Timing and Principal Motions
Structuring the Four-Dimensional Field: Continuity Editing
Structuring the Four-Dimensional Field: Complexity Editing
The Five-Dimensional Field: Sound
Structuring the Five-Dimensional Field: Sound Structures and Sound/Picture C combinations
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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