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    ‘The Third Man’ is a 1949 film-noir written by Graham Greene and directed by Carol Reed. The film narrates the escapades of Holly Martins, portrayed by Joseph Cotton, in occupied Vienna. Martins is an American writer who moves to Vienna in search of an employment opportunity offered by his friend Harry Limes (Orson Welles). However, on arriving in Vienna, Martins discovers that Lime is dead. At Lime’s funeral Martins encounters Major Calloway (Trevor Howard) and Sergeant Paine (Bernard Lee). The

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    Film has often been an accurate representation of a time period’s culture. Rules of the Game is no exception with its portrayal of women and their relationships with each other and with men. Jean Renoir uses Rules of the Game to make statements on the expectations and perceptions of women by techniques of cinematography. Although often not a favorable representation, Renoir portrays women differently than society would have expected. Through camera focus, angles, and distance, Jean Renoir demonstrates

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    composer of Clueless use film techniques to transform the social, historical and environmental context of Jane Austen’s Emma to the modern context of Clueless? Amy Heckerling’s Clueless involves a storyline, which closely follows the text of Jane Austen’s novel Emma. However, there are some key points of difference in the transformation that has taken place. This is due to the individual context of the nineteenth century prose text and that of the modern appropriated film text. The context can

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    Gcse Film Techniques

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    like, or what we would imagine it would look like. The film does not depend on dialogue but on the way you imagine a fantasy from one angle and then another with all of extreme contrast between dark and light colors and the fast movement of the film. Luhrman uses many different techniques to convey images to his viewers. Examples of these are mise-en-scene, cinematography, and editing. All of these techniques are used to draw you into the film; the uses of these together make a fantastic story about

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    Martin Scorsese incorporates techniques throughout the film to reveal the truth in Shutter Island. The film is based on a missing patient investigation, but the truth shows it is a psychological experiment on Andrew to bring him back to sanity. By analysing certain scenes, including the opening scene, Teddy and Chuck are addressing Dr Cawley, and whist Teddy and Chuck are interviewing the patients. These three scenes assist in displaying Shutter Island through film techniques such as camera angle and

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    Summarizing The Technique Of Film & Video Editing. Film first began in 1895. By the time the first motion picture was made, editing was non-existant. The very first films made were less than a minute long. Only films like Melies' used at least a little bit of editing. Melies' films also grew longer in length, however they were all still single shots. Although the films were edited to have multiple shots and to tell a story, they were not made in a manner that we are now used to. It was only until

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    The second film technique Wilson Yip uses to bring out Ip Man’s honor is cinematography. Although cinematography might not seem like an obvious way to bring out honor, it does its part by emphasizing the honor already evident through the characterization and mis en scene. Cinematography in the Ip Man movies lets the audience focus on the elements of honor Wilson Yip is trying to convey. If it were not for very specific cinematic techniques used by Yip, most of the honor built up through characterization

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    'Shawshank Redemption' directed by Frank Darabont is a compelling film about the life of one of its prisoners, Andy. many film techniques were used through out the film as a clever way of conveying main themes. This essay is going to examine how Darabont used camera angles and colour effectively in this film to portray the idea of power. The use of camera angles was a clear way of defining a characters personality. The warden, Norton, is often seen from a low angles which highlights his high status

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    The film ‘Hairspray’ directed by Adam Shankman, is set in June 1962 in Baltimore, America. During this time, the Negroes were segregated from the white people. There was extensive discrimination. Adam Shankman used effective film techniques that helped me to understand a key idea that is that all people should be treated equally regardless of their race and colour. These techniques include the use of prop, costume and dialogue. The first effective film technique that helped me to understand the

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    Hugo Film Techniques

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    Hi everyone this week The Australian Film Institute has asked me look at the special effects in Hugo. Chroma key, models, CGI and stunts all come under Special effects, which are illusions to the eye seen on screen. But today I’ll just be discussing the sub elements of Chroma key and models. Also, how they add to the overall entertainment value and their impact on the audience. [Hugo 21 in background fades in] Chroma key is created by green or blue screens where images are inserted into the area

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