Making Sense of Movies Filmmaking in the Hollywood Style

ISBN-10: 0072397659

ISBN-13: 9780072397659

Edition: 2003

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List price: $81.88
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 5/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 9.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

The Pre-Production Phase
The Producer's Role Project
Development Screenwriting
Three-Act Structure
Screenplay as Energy Source
Multiple Contributors Writers
Struggle for Recognition
The Director's Domain
Directing in the Studio System
Director as Auteur Casting
Actors Makeup and Hairstyling
Costume Design
[Box] Elements Of Mise-En-Scene
Production Design
Shooting Sites
Preparations for Filming
Director of Photography
Other Support
Principal Cinematography
Tools of Moviemaking
Film Stock
Gauge Speed
Color Lighting Sources
Spots and Floods
Lighting Creating with Light and Dark
Noir Lighting
[Box] Shadows In Out Of The Past
Color and Light Shooting
Framing the Image
Camera Movement
Camera Angles
Camera Setups
Cut to the Close
The Post-Production Phase
The Editing Process
The Kuleshov Effect Effacing
Editing Within Scenes
Other Techniques of Continuity
Editing Reverse-Angle
Linking Separate Scenes
Parallel Editing
Visual Effects
Animated Models Projection Systems
Scaled-Downed Sets
Digital Dazzle Sound Editing
Dialogue and Voiceover Narration
[Box] Voiceover In Double Indemnity
Ambient Noise Musical Score Assembling
The Way of Frescos
The Speechless Era
Technical Antecedents
Recording Motion
Leisure Time
Entertainment Early
Efforts at Moviemaking
A New Cinematic
Mode Emerges From Peep-Shows to Nickelodeons
Patents Disputes
The Movie Moguls Picture Palaces
[Box] Racial Segregation At The Movies
Hollywood, The Movie Capital Stars As Box-Office Attractions
The Allure of Stardom United Artists Movies in Wartime
Worldwide Distribution
The Griffith Legacy
Russian Montage
German Influences
European Exodus
The Studio ERA
Arrival of Talkies
Investing in Sound
Stylistic Setbacks
Silent Stars Fall
Female Filmmakers
Fade Away Women
Writers Adversely Affected Scribes from the East
[Box] Non-Fiction Film
The New Studio Order Supervisory Structure Production Units
The Development of Guilds
[Box] Citizen Kane Writing Credits Dispute
Anti-Trust Action Prelude to World War II
Hollywood Goes to War Propaganda
Shorts Disney's Image Arsenal Features
Depicting the Enemy Series
Characters Join the Battle
Noble Wartime Allies Motion Picture Bureau End of an Era
The Decline of Urban Theatres
Shift to Suburbia Drive-In
Theatres Targeting Teenagers
Turning to Old Technologies
The 3-D Craze
Wide-Screen Formats
Small Screen Production
[Box] Anthology Television Drama Old
Movies Renewed
Rise of Independent Production
Studio Structure
Collapses Star Power Prevails
Hollywood and the Cold War Congress Investigates
Hollywood Congressional Hearings
Resume Careers
Destroyed Blacklisting
Spreads to Television
Wounds Still Linger Corporate Upheaval
The New Hollywood Directorial Diversity
New Exhibition Outlets
Hollywood in the Home Altering Aspect Ratios Movies in Cyberspace
[Box] Television News Hollywood Style Future Directions
Genres And Designs
Generic Categories
Hybrid Aspects of Mildred Pierce
The Western Genre Frontier Protagonists
[Box] Western As Myth
Disguised Westerns Familiar Elements in Schindler's
List Recurrent
Design Patterns
Dramatic Conflict Irreconcilable Contradictions
Interrogatory Patterns
Causal Connections
The Detective Genre Thematic Tendencies Thema
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