Furthermore, Welles’ stresses the cinematographic technique of deep-focus photography and a variety of camera angles (i.e. wide-angle photography) throughout a variety of scenes. One scene that drew my interest in Welles’ cinematographic technique was a scene from Kane’s childhood during the beginning of the film, in which his fate is determined. Welles uses a deep focus shot in this scene. The meaning of the deep-focus shot used by Welles is to compare this character’s power in relation to the other
Surely there are several reasons that make Almodovar a classic auteur due to his great contribution to the film industry and also his unique personality such as being often controversial and contradictory. Pedro Almodovar’s ability in film is that he likes to create an unique style to over-the-top his stories on the female empowerment and also adding colorful visual style in film which allows him to be outstanding and become globally successful and artistically. In addition, he had portrayed a large cross section of sexuality in new thrilling ways back then in the films such as mixture of art, women’s sexuality, desire, family, identity and passion is Almodovar’s most popular themes. (Unknown, March
I chose to discuss the second scene from A Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock, 1943), out of the three options. This scene was very important to the film as a whole. Charlie now knows what her uncle did and why he has come to town and it shows her reaction and him realizing that she has figured it out and trying to convince her it is not true. This scene sets up what is about to take place for the remainder of the film. Within a scene, everything is carefully thought out and serves a purpose.
What is point of view editing? - This show the audience what was the character see, this is shown by the camera representation. Point of view editing is used in the most important approach of the movie and it’s strengthen the story telling aspect of the film. This editing is used to shows how the character is thinking and what he wants to tell in the film many filmmakers used this editing to show to the audience or viewer what they think and to show what’s inside the movie is presented. This shot contains what the character see and this shows what is the relationship of the camera to the person or to the action that is being done to the movie.
Welles knew how to change the way a story could be told in a film and this is why Citizen Kane was such an iconic film. Citizen Kane was such an unusual film at the time it was released for the reason that most films in the 1940’s had the same storyline and plot but Citizen Kane was different. Orson Welles made the audience feel smart by showing them what was really going on in the film story. By allowing the story and plot to differ Welles had a range of ideas which he could play out. The main one being the fact that the audience finally find out what ‘Rosebud’ meant and the
Branagh v. Zeffirelli Considered among the most powerful and complicated play of Shakespeare’s works, Hamlet has made a lasting impression on its audience. Multiple renditions have been produced and broadcasted, each having their own style and scenarios. However, two particular interpretations of the play have been noted as the most passionate and distinguished leaders within Shakespearean films. These films were directed by distinguished individuals, Kenneth Branagh and Franco Zeffirelli, each having distinct convictions about Hamlet. Known for producing one of the most renowned and successful depictions of Hamlet, director Kenneth Branagh has transformed the world of Shakespearean films.
The texts on a movie poster were usually emphasized the title of the movie in large letterings and very often the names of the main actors and actresses. Also, it may included a tagline, the name of the director, names of characters, the release date, etc.The most effective movie posters are iconic, presenting the themes of the movie without resorting out what it is about. These posters use imagery, whether a close-up of a character or item
Cinematography is a major part of production however it is inter related with post production. The art of joining the various shots in a desired manner is commonly known as editing. There are different types of editing styles, that i will discuss later on in this essay. For this essay i will compare and contrast two different movies namely, Lawrence of Arabia(1962) & The Matrix(1999). Will the editing style of Lawrence of Arabia still work in todays generation?
In The Great Gatsby, Baz Luhrman has reinvigorated the 1925 classic novel by introducing many modern filming technology such as lighting and colour; sound and music and editing. While Joe Wright has attempted to do the complete opposite by taking the modern novel, Atonement ,and attempting to recreate the harsh reality of the past by using the same filmic techniques as Baz Luhrman. However Joe Wright is more successful in recreating the past and showing the harsh realities of the era in Atonement. The lighting in The Great Gatsby tends to be theatrical and illuminates the characters by bringing the focus on them and not on the background. An example of this would be when we are introduced to daisy for the first time, she is the focus of attention and is given almost a dreamlike quality by using soft lighting.
The artistic choices made in the production of cinema have a great impact on the way the audience will perceive certain aspects of the performance. One director may choose to highlight a certain scene, while another director may push it aside as trivial. A majority of the symbolism behind theatre lends itself to open interpretation, but some underlying messages have a widely accepted truth. In Nicholas Hytner’s 1996 interpretation of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, lighting and camera angles help accentuate the importance of particular moments throughout the film. I chose to analyze the courthouse scene in which Deputy Danforth asks Elizabeth whether or not John Proctor committed the crime of adultery.