Film Art: An Introduction11th Edition
By David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson and Jeff Smith
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* Taking a skills-centered approach supported by examples from various periods and countries, the authors help students develop a core set of analytical skills that will enrich their understanding of any film.
* 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.
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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