Pocket Guide to Analyzing Films
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Description: The perfect concise guide to the formal analysis of film. Designed to be used by readers at many levels of knowledge, this book moves systematically through the elements that make up most films, focusing on aspects of the art of cinema that are common across history and national cinemas.From form and narrative to mise-en-scène and cinematography to editing and sound,Robert Spadoni introduces and explains the principles and conventions of film in engaging, straightforward language. In addition to illustrating film techniques with almost 200 imagesmost of them in colorthe book explains ways to find patterns and meaning in films through such concepts as motifs, development, and motivation.Thumbnail readings of exemplary films further lay out the essentials of formal analysis. Film illustrations include stills from Stagecoach, Psycho, Jeepers Creepers, Persepolis, Groundhog Day, Take Shelter, and more. Modestly priced and packed with images, A Pocket Guide to Analyzing Films is ideal for students in a wide range of film courses who are looking for an easy-to-read guide to film analysis to accompany and enhance their course materials.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 8/28/2014
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall