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* In-depth examples, supplemented by 1,000+ frame enlargements, deepen students' appreciation for how creative choices by filmmakers affect the viewer's experience and response.

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Part 1 Film Art and Filmmaking

1. Film as Art: Creativity, Technology, and Business 2


Part 2 Film Form

2. The Significance of Film Form 50

3. Narrative Form 72


Part 3 Film Style

4. The Shot: Mise-en-Scene 112

5. The Shot: Cinematography 159

6. The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing 216 

7. Sound in the Cinema 263

8. Summary: Style as a Formal System 303


Part 4 Types of Films

9. Film Genres 326

10. Documentary, Experimental, and Animated Films 350


Part 5 Critical Analysis of Films

11. Film Criticism: Sample Analyses 400


Part 6 Film History

12. Historical Changes in Film Art: Conventions and Choices, Tradition and Trends 452

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Film Adaptations
Writing a Critical Analysis of a Film
Additional Resources for Film Art

Glossary

Credits

Index