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    When watching Citizen Kane, the audience nearly doesn’t need dialogue to enhance or intertitles to explain the events that unfold. The excellent cinematography alone tells the story to the viewer. The audience’s awareness of the plot is due to the techniques behind the screen, the lens used, the composition, every technical and artistic decision made (Cowan 90). Modern films might be driven by words and accented by fancy color technology, but in this film, we the audience are able to derive emotions

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    The Importance of Cinematography Without studying the details of film, one may ask what is cinematography. Cinematography is the art of making motion pictures. There are many features that go on in making a film. A cinematographer has a big role in making the film come together with certain camera movements and lighting elements. Cinematography is one of the most important aspects of film. People should be more interested in cinematography because there are so many intricate details that go into

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    Cinematography Analysis in Chinatown Chinatown is based on Roman Polanski’s lifeworks. Polanski’s goal is to emphasizes the meaning of how cinematography is made, and how it inspires by understanding the concept of setting, lighting, and how the image is captured. This film was released in 1974 by director of Roman Polanski to focus on private investigator J.J. Gittes, played by Jack Nicholson to investigate the elements behind the truth. Polanski’s goal is to emphasize the audience to give an

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    The used of cinematography and camera movement is hands down one of the most, if not the most important thing of a good film. I believe that they are two of the things that make for a great film. So when asked to compare a scene from Raising Arizona and City of God, I had to choose two of my most iconic scenes in film history, the chicken chase from City of God and the diaper heist from Raising Arizona. In two of the most iconic scenes in movie history, it is only natural that a slew of camera techniques

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    Nosferatu Cinematography

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    The cinematography of the film Nosferatu is the achievement from the entire film. This film is from the early 1920’s and is considered a silent movie. This movie is also considered to be a German expressionist film, and was directed by F.W. Murnau. The cinematography was done by Fritz Arno Wagner and Gunther Krampf. Nosferatu influenced the Dracula productions later down the road, and introduced the idea that vampires can be destroyed by the sun. The ways that cinematography made the film is because

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    alone on the floor next to all these trash bags. Later, the camera starts zooming out from the infant and that establishes the theme of the movie. The theme that people would agree on for this film would be mysterious. This movie utilizes many cinematographies that reinforces the theme of mystery. As the movie proceeds, it reframes to three planes, just like the illustration that is on the textbook that displays Citizen Kane’s three planes that “condenses a traumatic moment in Kane’s lost childhood”

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    predictable plot of usually two people falling in love along with some drama that could lead to a very intriguing film. Director Ross Katz, took the novel The Choice, written by Nicholas Sparks, and casted the novel into a film where a large variety of cinematography techniques are used to get different perspectives on the film. Cinematographer Alar Kivilo and director Ross Katz use different cinematic points of view, color, and camera movement to show how true love can be found by two people. Cinematic

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    that contribute to the significance of a film. Cinematography, is one important element in which the camera is used to capture visual images through a number of other controllable elements such as; camera lens, framing, scale, movement etc. Editing is another fundamental component of film studies in which different shots are put together in a coherent sequence in order to make meaning of a film. In the film “Do The Right Thing” by Spike Lee, cinematography and editing serve as critical components to

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    but I think that McCandless was perceived as a noble but misguided idealist. Film techniques such as cinematography, mise-en-scene, and lighting used throughout the film support my judgement of McCandless. Cinematography plays a huge part in portraying McCandless’s journey. In the film, a variety of camera shots are used to describe the setting and emotions of scenes. Before exploring cinematography and

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    In cinema, lighting, blocking and panning drastically influence what an audience will notice and take away from a scene. Orson Welles’s 1941 Citizen Kane has numerous examples of effectively using these aspects within mise-en-scène, cinematography and editing to portray the importance of specific events and items in the film. The scene where Kane writes and then publishes his “Declaration of Principles” (37:42-39:42) in the New York Daily Inquirer after buying them focuses on important elements

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