36 terms

Art chapter 11 +12

Establishing Shot
Distant shot establishes important locations
Close up
An important object takes up 80 % of the screen
Long shot
Far distant from the most important characters
Medium Shot
camera focuses neither up close or nor distant
Following shot
The camera keeps a moving figure in the frame usually keeping pace with the figure
Point of View Shot
The camera records what the character must be seeing
Tracking shot
a shot in which the camera moves forward backward or sideways
Crane shot
The camera is on a crane and moves upward or downward
Hand-held shot
The camera is carried sometimes on a special harness
Recessional shot
The camera focuses on figures and objects moving away
Processional Shot
Focuses on subjects moving toward the camera
Continuity shot
Shots edited to produce a sense of narrative continuity
Jump cut
Sometimes called a cut, moves abruptly from one shot to the next
an immediate move from a wide shot to a very close shot of the same scene
Cross cutting
Alternating shots of two or more distinct actions occurring at different places.
one scene disappears slowly as the other scene reappears
Slowly changing from one scene to another ( fade in or out) with either a change in brightness or darkness
Transition between shots with a line moving across or through the screen separating one shot from the next
Graphic match
Joining two shots that have a similar composition color or scene
Montage sequence
a sequence of images dramatically connected but physically disconnected
shot/ reverse shot
a pair of shots in which the first shot shows a character looking at something reverse shot shows what the character sees
1st movie where sound was synced with image
The Jazz Singer
Al Jolson produced...
The Jazz Singer 1927
Frederico Fellini
Produced the film 8 1/2
The Godfather 1972
Asymmetry used in The Godfather helped to ...
accent movement
Film- Casablanca
1942 Wallis - Long lasting appeal was affect on or language- Significantly introduced many phrases into our language. Cultural circumstance = marks the movement when the US abandoned its isolationist policies and began its intervention policies
Nam June Paik
used multiple video monitors with different images whose intense movement is rarely linear and sequential
Bill Voila
multiple projected images using slow motion and low volume sound
Milton Berle
Texaco Star Theatre - he was the 1st superstar of television
In the 1950s....
half the population had televisions
peter campus
Created prototype for Interface
Judith Barry
Bill Voila
Most celebrated film artist today - work is meditative and deeply thoughtful
Most Widely available artistic medium in our culture
Why is film so complex?
Necessary and difficult collaboration among many different people