It was directed by David Lean and edited by Anne V. Coates. The movie received various awards, one of them being the academy award for best film editing in 1963. Freddie Young, also received various awards for his extraordinary cinematography. Lawrence of Arabia is still considered one of the most effective editing moment in history (Cinefix, n.d.). The matrix was a sic fi, action adventure film that was digitally captured and released in 1999.
‘Auteur’ is a French word for author. The director’s personal creative vision is been hold by the auteur theory that a director’s reflects in film criticism. Sometimes through the group process of making a film the auteur’s creative voice can be distinct enough to shine through even with all the interference in the studio. As the creator of the film in law, the auteur is the one who originally holds the copyright. Under the European law, as a result of the auteur theory, one of the authors in the film or the director is considered as the author.
Their theories will be applied to three of Griffith’s films, The Lonedale Operator (1911), The New York Hat (1912) and A Mothering Heart (1913). I will examine how these factors in creating classical film can by applied to a filmmaker like Griffith and how Griffith’s films were part of the wider change in cinema that
2.3 Genette’s Naratology Theory The movie narration will be analyzed using Gerard Genette’s theory of narratology, which is further clarified into six core questions: The first question deals with the basic narrative mode as Genette (1972) classified them into two categories: ‘mimetic’ and ‘diegetic.’ The word ‘mimetic’ is derived from the word ‘mimesis,’ which means showing or dramatizing. Hence, the mimetic parts of a narrative mean that they are being shown or presented in a dramatic way. On the contrary, ‘diegetic’ from the word ‘diegesis’ means ‘telling’ or ‘showing. The diegetic parts of a story are being told rapidly in a concise manner without the dramatic effects. Genette, however, stated that writers commonly applied both diegetic
History of Auteur Theory Auteur Theory is originated from French after Andre Bazin wrote an article in a French magazine called “Cashier du Cinema” (Cinema Notes), article entitled “On the Auteur Theory” (A Nose of Film, 2012). According to that article, the term auteur is means the director who can convey life through their film and that represented what they see and their personality (A Nose of Film, 2012). Then in 1954, Francois Truffaut wrote an article titled “Une Certain Tendance du Cinema Francais” (A Certain Tendency of French Cinema) which criticize the French cinema and said that auteur is the director of a film (Pickering. S, 2010). According to Pickering.
To what extent can Christopher Nolan be considered as an auteur? Introduction Considering the collaborative process of filmmaking, especially nowadays in most film production, the concept of there being a singular creative supervisor is debatable. Nonetheless one cannot deny the existence of directional motifs and instances of thematic and stylistic elements within the work of filmmakers like Tim Burton and Alfred Hitchcock. These directors indicate that within traditions and genres lies the overall definition of an auteur: a director whose inventive traits are listed throughout his or her work like a signature. Auteurism rose to the surface in the 1950s French New Wave criticism as an appraisal of Hollywood directors who were ready to deny
Kylie Mawn Professor Rodais CINE 121 Midterm 4 March 2018 Question 1: Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941) is a film that is well known for pushing cinematic boundaries in many ways. One commonly recognized technique in Welles’ film is deep focus photography. Deep focus photography is used in films to allow everything in a shot to be in focus at once. Typical, only specific characters or objects are in focus in any given frame in order to guide the audience’s attention in a scene, but deep focus can bring a new level of sophistication to a shot. While using deep focus photography, a cinematographer may have to rely on framing, lighting, or composition to guide an audience in a way that typically would be done by focusing on objects or characters in the foreground of a shot.
Montage is deemed to be a French transliteration of montage. It was originated from a French architectural term, and after being borrowed to apply on the clips and combination of films. In brief, montage is according to the content of the film wants to convey, and the audience 's psychological order, shoot a film respectively to be many clips, and then combine the clips in accordance with the original conception. The rise of the Soviet montage originated in 1924. In the Soviet Union in the 20th century, Lenin once said that in all the art films are part of the most important to us.”As Lenin regarded films as a powerful tool for education, therefore, films were promoted by the Soviet government.
The Dirty Dozen The Dirty Dozen is a historical fiction film, released in 1967. It won an Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects. The film also received three Oscar nominations and one Golden Globe nomination. The Dirty Dozen was directed by Robert Aldrich. Robert Aldrich started his film career in 1941 as a production clerk at RKO pictures, he worked his way up and in the mid 1950’s created his own production company.
The types of drama are classified according to the art that it predominates and the kind of life that the drama reflects (Garcia & Masigan, 2001). Additionally, Garcia’s and Masigan’s 2001 research on the study of Philippine Film industry stated that the following are the different types of dramas: 1) Action Pictures – It deals with adventure, detectives, American Western, Kung Fu, etc. 2) Social Films – these deal with man in his relation with his fellowmen, such as the films of Italian Neorealism. 3) Historical Films – these narrate historical events. However, a true historical film does not necessarily reflect with exactitude what really happened (this is the aim of the documentary film), but depicts a present reality on the basis