COM Movie Criticism Final Exam

Speed and length of shots. Understand how fast motion and slow motion affect the story, how long and short takes are effective for different reasons
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Four elements of sound in movies:design: planning process for the film recording: recording said sound editing: editing the sound correctly for film mixing: combining all individual sound tracks togetherSound design: the art of creating sound for the movie Why sound is important in pre-production, production, and post-production (322)pre: narrow down options and plan pro: actual practical film production work begins post: touch upsSound recording: double system recording, dialogue recordingdouble: when the dialogue is recorded using a separate sound recorderSound editing: how all the sounds are put together during post production Additional sounds that are added in post, including foley effects and ADRADR= automatic dialogue replacement (looping) foley: sound recorded in-sync with film sound effects: added in and synced upSound mixing:combining the various soundtracks into a composite track that is synchronous with the video trackOn-screen vs. offscreen sound, internal vs. external soundon-screen: sound we can see off-screen: we don't see non-diegetic: source outside world (only heard by audience) diegetic: in film world internal: thoughts from a character external: heard by charactersFive basic kinds of sounds in movies:dialogue: speech of characters who can be heard narration: commentary spoken ambient sound: comes from the background or environment SFX: artificially created sounds music: music...Use of music in movies:score: incidental music that accompanies a scene or moment in the film music soundtrack: music diegetic vs. non-diegetic musicHow silence is used in moviesused to frustrate our normal perceptionsKnow the different kinds of documentary cinema: factual, persuasive, propaganda, etc.factual: present everything straightforward for entertainment persuasive: address social injustice propaganda: systematically distort informationBe prepared to discuss how principles of filmmaking (mise-en-scene, cinematography, framing, editing, sound) are used to tell nonfiction stories.mise-en-scene: the setting or surroundings of an event or action. Cinematography: the art of making motion pictures. non-fiction= realBe able to discuss how filmmaking techniques are used in news, music video, advertising, and more*****Spatial relationships:editing helps us understand where the scene is taking placeTemporal relationships:editing manipulates the presentation of plot time