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  • Filmmaking

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    The Film about Filmmaking Truffaut's irresistibly charming "film about filmmaking" is an enormously affectionate homage to cinema, as well as a portrayal of the joy and anguish of filmmaking. The framing film Day for Night tells the story of a director; Ferrand (Truffaut) and his crew shooting a romantic family melodrama entitled Meet Pamela at the Studio Victorine in Nice. As the shooting proceeds, the personal crises of the crewmembers engulf the professional sphere of their lives, and threaten

  • Digital Technology and Filmmaking

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    Digital Technology and Filmmaking Since the first movies were first made, they have been shot using film of various sizes, such as 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm. Within the past few years, technology has brought digital cameras to the film industry, and now they are being used in independent and Hollywood films. The recent low budget film The Blair Witch Project was primarily filmed using a Sony VX1000 digital camera, and the movie The Celebration was totally filmed using this camera and the Canon XL-1

  • Lights! Camera! Action! : Filmmaking in the 21st Century

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    Lights! Camera! Action! : Filmmaking in the 21st Century Movies are one of the most remarkable and prevalent art forms of the 21st century. While we as a society praise the actors and actresses that star in them, we tend to ignore the actions that occur behind-the-scenes, also known as the filmmaking process. Contrary to popular belief, this process doesn’t simply start with “lights, camera, action” and end with “scene”. It can take months, years, or even decades to get a movie made; never mind getting

  • Steve Harmon in Monster

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    trial for a being a possible accomplice to a murder. The book begins with him in jail waiting for his trial to start. The story is written in screenplay format along with Steve’s journal writing which he does even in the courtroom. Steve enjoys filmmaking and screenplay writing. Steve writes this way to keep his sanity while being in prison during the trial. The majority of the story takes place in the courtroom. Steve is there with another defendant, James King, who has his own attorney. The events

  • Film and video production

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    Film is such a competitive business that education is crucial if one wants to land a decent job in the work force. Although it is possible to do it all without the education, it is highly unlikely. The knowledge one learns from just basic filmmaking techniques will prove extremely valuable in the ... ... middle of paper ... ...lm festival’s one can attend to gain more knowledge about the business. Film Festival’s could help to broaden the readers knowledge of the actual film production

  • Filmmaking in Egypt

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    How does the Filmmaking in Egypt affect our social and daily thinking of the new generation? Introduction: - Throughout the years many aspects of making films and spreading them in theatres for people to watch them has changed majorly. As time goes by the way of thinking in every generation changes and it is proven that our time now has become full of viciousness and impoliteness. Our filmmaking is foreshadowing this and examples of this matter are movies. Since the media has a huge role in affecting

  • Auter Theory: The Meaning of the Word Auteur in Movies

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    style but also the styles of the screenwriters, set designers, editors, and photography directors. Goldman himself benefitted and found himself pushing his art to keep up with the forward thinking and envelope pushing everyone in all aspects of filmmaking was engaged in as an attempt to heighten their profiles and gain prominence and be seen as artists who contributed a particular and unmistakable style to the piece. Works Cited Boozer, Jack. "The Screenplay and Authorship in Adaptation." Authorship

  • An Evaluation of the Work of Jan Svankmajer

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    began his career as a director, designer and puppeteer at the State Puppet Theatre in Liberec. During the Early 1960s he collaborated with several different theatre companies in Prague to stage a variety of plays. In 1964 his interests turned to filmmaking. In this medium he felt that more would be possible technically, and that his work would reach a wider audience. After creating various award-winning short films like The Last Trick, his work underwent a decisive transition from Mannerism to Surrealism

  • The Face Behind the Truth in Cinema

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    Since the beginning of Documentary Filmmaking, films have shown the eternal search for truth. Exposing reality as it is to the world through Film became a goal to Documentary Filmmakers. For a period of time Filmmakers lost their path along the way and became promoters who manipulated the audience around the world into believing what they wanted. During the 1960’s two special movements began to emerge in different parts of the world. Direct Cinema in North America and Cinema Vérité in Fance. These

  • Final

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    After World War II, before the French New Wave, French Cinema was in a bit of a crisis. They were not able to produce films that audiences enjoyed. There was a complete lack of imagination, many of the films created during this time period were mediocre. Films are a way to say something socially, politically, etc., but the French seemed to not have anything to say. There was no talent in the film industry to make films that were appealing. It was very much supply and demand, with no creative or artistic