White Zombie is an American horror film directed by Victor Halperin which produces the different style of horror genre as first zombie film. According to the IMDb.com White Zombie was released on 4th August 1932. Comparing with other horror success films such as Dracula (1931) and Frankenstein (931), White Zombie is intention to a different kind of film as zombie horror genre. Many criticize on the acting and dialogues in film but the lighting and high contract black in white color effectively support to the overall film narration. The mise-en-sense and the sound in the opening attracted the audiences’ attention.
Within only five years from 1963 to 1968, Andy Warhol had added into his legacy of more than 60 films and the art world had yet seen anything else like it. Many of them were of epic length. They employed almost no camera work and used the minimum of plot. One of his most famous films, “Empire”, was eight hours long and consisted of of one continuous shot of the Empire State Building. In “Sleep”, Warhol filmed his poet lover, John Giorno, sleeping throughout the film for six hours. It is no surprise that Andy Warhol’s filmic work was incredibly hard to watch. They were dull and irritating. People would have been filled with boredom when they watched Warhol’s films. But as a fact that someone indeed produced such work was interesting. So what
Citizen Kane (1941) made significant contributions and cinematic advances on many fronts. It challenged traditional narratives as well as various technical elements of classic Hollywood cinema in its use of deep focus technique. Deep focus is a technique whereby everything has been incorporated in the frame as opposed to focusing only at the foreground. “Combination of lighting, type of camera lens, and composition, all designed to come up with the most desired focus, are the major focus of the cinematographer” (Cameron, 2008, p 218). This allows filmmakers to showcase several overlapping actions. The physical environment where the shooting is done also becomes very critical. The use of deep focus has provided a lot of insights into stage trainings that have enabled actors to become firmly placed in every scene. There is a perfect combination of acting techniques and cinematography.
Since its existence, cinema has been one of the most popular entertainments in the world. In 1890s, the first motion-picture camera was created, introducing the public at the same time to the first period of cinema: early cinema.
There is no doubt that Hollywood has many influences on society especially on young age. The term “Hollywood” refers to the film industry where located to the west and northwest of downtown Los Angeles, California (“Where is Hollywood,” n.d.). Not only in Los Angeles that television shows and movies of Hollywood are popular but also all around the country and worldwide. The audiences of Hollywood’s products are in various age starting from little kids to elders. Hollywood has incredible ability to spread believes, cultures, morals and even political influence on society. As it has power to reach a huge number of people around the world. Hollywood is sometimes considered as a centre of news and knowledge. People watch movies and television shows to entertain themselves. Some parents use those
Hollywood has been around for many years, beginning in the early 20th century. Throughout the years it has evolved and has become one of the most influential sources of entertainment. Hollywood produces the most influential films in the World. This essay will look at the impact Hollywood has by analyzing the influence of celebrities, immoral values promoted in film, and the effect the industry has on culture.
Dr L. K. Frank of the General Education Board admitted that the “motion picture is for the great masses a more significant educational influence than most of the school work done in the country” (Forman, p156). This view is widely shared also by Dr Forman who wrote the book Our Movie Made Children that gathered the results of the researches done by the Payn Fund, he believes the movies to be a tempting and convincing educational system, which has an influence on the children and youth of the country as that of the “long built-up educational system itself” (Forman, 157).This psychology of imitation of actions and behaviors is inevitable as long as it helps them reach their interests and goals. Imitation has rendered the American people to be
A big mantra of my childhood was “You can’t watch the movie until you’ve read the book first.” My childhood literacy devoted mother may have used this in an unnecessary attempt to add the ever growing stacks of books I plowed through, or, more likely, because she believes that you need to set up a story in your mind before you watch someone else’s interpretation. I’ve been thinking about this philosophy in relation to the two films I’ve watched this week. These musings combined with those on the course questions, about the avenues opens or opportunities created by teaching with film, have caused me to think. Both of the film I watched for this week, Everything is Illuminated and Naked Among Wolves are based on books. The first was based on a 2002 novel by an American
Movie or a film and also called motion picture is a form of entertainment to all the audience that gives them enjoyment and a type of relief from their busy routine and duty. Some of them are very dedicated to the films as they forget about their surroundings. Movie plays an important role in human life as it contribute through civilization of modern era. There are three phases of production common to most professionally produced motion pictures. These are Preproduction phase , Production phase and Postproduction phase.
Researches proved that people learn faster by visualizing ideas into their imaginations. Hence, people create movies in order to convey their ideas by showing a particular story or stories. As a quintessential example of film production companies, Walt Disney is classified as one of the “Big Six” film studios in Hollywood. Movies produced by Disney such as: Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean, Toy Story, and The Lion King have been extremely popular for the past decade, and acquired billions of dollars in their box office gross. Disney’s films are fairly educational. However, after an analysis on two movies produced by Walt Disney, The Good Dinosaur (2015) and Mulan (1998), it is clear that both of them has some similarities and differences in terms of form and content.
The film maker of The Graduate Mike Nichols effectively makes use of comedy to lure viewers in, which potentially makes the movie to become a highly favoured commodity. “Films communicate information and ideas.” (Bordwell. D). Cinematography can be defined as “Manipulations of the film strip by camera in the shooting phase and by the laboratory in developing phase.”
Lensure is a group of photographers, designers, videographers and editors who collaborate together and create a beautiful picture and videos for you. The art and expertise they have with the photographic lens will narrate and immortalize your story. They have the deep understanding of the human nature and has an ability to bring out the inner beauty of the subjects. It is basically a human emotion which are been captured in the videography. They focus on the love which they want to show into their pictures. This thing enables them to be expertise in videography.
In ‘Film as Educator’ by William Arrowsmith, the author writes about how film will not just be a future method of instruction, but will also challenge and ultimately claim the position of prestige that has been granted to arts and literature in the traditional sense of the curriculum. In summary, film is not just a medium of instruction, but a curriculum as well. Film in itself might be extremely ill at ease or under confident, but it is surely exclusive in gaining the attention of audiences who take to it quite naturally, who make an attendance to watch it without any sense of fuss or pretentiousness or embarrassment; who for the larger part believe and have faith in its creators and feel unquestionably relieved with its ways. It might just
Overview This presentation examined Lev Manovich’s popular film essay “What is Digital Media?” and its relation to contemporary cinema, such as Transformers (directed by Michael Bay, 2007). Throughout the presentation I discussed how according to Manovich, cinema can no longer be distinguished from animation because of its use of CGI and digital software, the progression of digital cinema and animation throughout history and how they are interlinked, and how Digital Cinema has developed into a sub-genre of painting according to Lev Manovich. I also discussed how the use of digital media in cinema can impact a film’s financial success.
Going by this, cinema can be characterized as a new media both in construction and characteristic.6. It is evident that cinema today is a digital creation, an embodiment of the ‘digital’. It is created, stored, distributed, and viewed using digital technologies which have made handy the production, manipulation, distribution, reception and reproduction phases besides ushering in the concepts of networking, interactivity, hybrid nature and variability. Therefore, based on these aspects, digital films can be considered as different from traditional films. It is true that all media forms including cinema is received and experienced in different ways in different cultures and different groups. Yet, it is a widely accepted fact throughout all cultures and societies that cinema has changed in a number of ways. Some of these changes are attributed to the technological development, while others can be related to societal changes in terms of economics, politics, culture etc. Nonetheless, it can be seen that a considerable amount of cinematic elements remain unchanged or co-exist with the changes resulted from the digital