Filmmaking Essays

  • The Producer's Roles In The Film Industry

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    Producing is both ends of the spectrum, both creative and practical side of the film. 'The Producer' is the person who is responsible for getting the film made, and is responsible for hiring the screenwriters, director and other producers. Under the main producer is the executive producer, then associate producer, assistant producer, co- producer, supervising producers, coordinating producer and line producer. Producers work with the director and program manager on budgeting, scheduling and contracts

  • History Of Filmmaking

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    Seeing the making of that movie kindled the love for filmmaking inside of me and changed my perception about filmmaking which I saw was more than shooting with a camera and a tripod stand. From that day onward I decided if movies could be done this big way, then I want to make movies myself. By senior year in high school, my filmmaking aspirations had grown stronger and I had started making friends of like minds with whom I discuss filmmaking. Then, a lot of my peers were fascinated by escapist movies

  • The Editing Style Of Lawrence Of Arabia And The Matrix

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    Post production is the art of completing a movie after the production is done. There are numerous parts of post production . Some of the major ones are editing, sound composition & editing, visual effects and color correction or grading. (rocketjump.com, n.d.). 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

  • Strictly Ballroom Editing Analysis

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    Editing is a part of post-production in creating a video or a film. It is the important part to create a sequence. On the production phase, the scene of the film were taken one by one but it not taken accordingly, it is editor's job to combine this scene together to make this film accordingly as shown in storyboard and script. Each take can contain extra notes from the director or the cinematographer. This is the first time the editor sees the film, and since it is shot out of sequence, it is out

  • The Role Of Filmmaking In Canada

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    the role of Canada in the world cinematography field often used to be undervalued, its filmmaking has been a powerful form of artistic and cultural expression before the World War 2. Morris, Magder and Handling (2012) found that “from its earliest days, filmmaking has been a powerful form of cultural and artistic expression, and a highly profitable commercial enterprise. From a practical standpoint, filmmaking is a business involving large sums of money and a complex division of labor engaged, roughly

  • Advances In Documentary Filmmaking

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    Intro: In this essay I will be looking at the history of documentary and how advances in technology have affected documentary filmmaking. I will be doing this by researching the advancements in cameras, and camera technology, sound, travel, and advancements in the internet. I will talk about transmedia storytelling and how advancements in technology have allowed documentary filmmakers to make documentaries this way. I will also be taking a look at the history of documentary and when the advancements

  • From Casablanca To Terminator 2: Editing Analysis

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    Filmmaking is a progressive movement. As technology, traditions and times evolve, movies accordingly grow with them. From Casablanca to Terminator 2, many things outside of filmmaking have changed. In one final scene of 1942 film Casablanca when Richard and llsa are on an airport landing strip saying goodbye, there are no green screens present. The actual scene is on location. In the 1991 film Terminator 2, on the other hand, many scenes were edited through technology and green screens. As years

  • Suspense In The Movie'sorry Wrong Number '

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    The movie “Sorry Wrong Number” is superior compared to the story. This is because it uses filmmaking techniques such as lighting, sound, and editing to build suspense while the story depends on the reader’s imagination, which is not always good because not everyone has a good/creative imagination. To start off, there isn't a whole bunch of characterization in the story which can be confusing for the reader because the story is mainly Mrs.Stevenson talking with the operators and the Sergeant, it

  • Quotation From The Indonesian Film: The Act Of Killing

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    First we need to identify what does the documentary mean . The documentary film is ( a non fictional picture intended to document some aspects of reality , primarily for purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record . Or a practice of filmmaking that deals with ACTUAL and FACTUAL issues and people for purposes of record , educate , communicate or persuade , in which the materials are selected and arranged from what already

  • The Hurt Locker Essay

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    conflicts. In addition, it despicts the struggles soldiers faced daily and the fortunate successes they have. In result, war has raised moral and ethical issues that are affecting individuals, families, and others, which all can be seen from the filmmaking techniques used in specific moments in the film. War in the Hurt Locker has raised moral and ethical issues that are affecting individuals and, families. War is portrayed as a drug that makes theses soldiers do anything to protect the people.

  • The Grizzly Man Documentary Analysis

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    These films are mostly non-fiction and non-narrative. The reading defines documentary film as a movie that aims to inform viewers about truths or facts. This kind of filmmaking first appeared in the 1890’s and were called actualities. Many of these films focused on the lives of real people or explored exotic lands. Topical were films that recreated historical or newsworthy events. The 1920’s introduced Robert Flaherty

  • Acting Masterclass Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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    of acting. As you progress through the ad he is commentating on the points of acting with inspirational music captivating the audience to make them listen to express oneself and ideas that many actors go through. When we look at Werner Herzog’s Filmmaking MasterClass ad, we see similarities in the theme for inspiration using music, but also shows his emotions to those he has taught. In the background you would see old films and how he ties that with the idea that film is like treasure. To the end

  • The Jinx: Film Analysis

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    In 2015, HBO aired a six-part, true crime documentary series titled, The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst. Writer and director, Andrew Jarecki, examined the details of three crimes associated with Durst, including the disappearance of Durst’s first wife Kathy, the murder of his dear friend, Susan, and the murder and dismemberment of his neighbor, Morris Black. While the mini-series was met with acclaim, many – including myself – criticize The Jinx for its storytelling approach. The series

  • First People Film Analysis

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    Hollywood Cinema is a major contributor to the stereotypes that have plagued the First Peoples all over the world. Over the past three decades, First Peoples Cinema has experienced a rebirth that has reclaimed their identity and also combated the negative “Imaginary Indian” depiction of First Peoples in Hollywood. The Imaginary Indian depiction can be seen in films such as John Ford’s Stagecoach (1939), which portrayed Native Americans as a savage group of humans that were holding back the notion

  • Jean-Pierre Jeunet: The City Of Lost Children

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    Liore region on September 3, 1953. Beginning in early childhood, Jeunet had a very intense imagination that later brought him major success from the beginning of his film career to now. As early as eight years old, Jeunet began experimentation in filmmaking when he rented out a small theater for a short story he wrote. Around the age of 17, he began to extensively watch movies and TV to analyze details of film language. He especially enjoyed picking apart American films, which he believed were a bit

  • Alfred Hitchcock's Life And Suspense Films

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    Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899 in Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom, and was the youngest of his siblings. He was one of the most famous film directors of the twentieth century because of his positive attitude towards filmmaking, and his exceeding skills and talent as a filmmaker. He directed more than 50 feature length films from the 1920’s into the 1970’s. In 1925, Hitchcock directed his first film, ‘The Pleasure Garden’ (1925), and made “thrillers and suspense films,” which was

  • Leni Riefenstahl: The First Major Hollywood Scandal

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    four people really caught my attention and I would love to learn more about them. I was enthralled by the Roscoe Arbuckle story. Leni Riefenstahl was an absolutely fascinating person. Robert Rodriguez’s story made me want to learn more about his filmmaking. Lastly, I want to learn more about Katherine Hepburn. Roscoe Arbuckle the first major Hollywood scandal. Arbuckle’s story is a captivating one seeing how successful his career was. Being the first major scandal it is captivating to realize how

  • Personal Narrative: Kevin Smith's Clerks

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    I’m fourteen. It’s a late Friday night and as I lay in bed I grow an urge to defy my bedtime and watch TV. As I flip through TV stations I land on a black and white film. This film is peculiar to me. It stars two wise cracking teenagers as they struggle to survive a day at work in a convenience store. The language is pervasive at times and the acting is way below the standard we usually come to expect from movies, but despite all this I watch it in full. Somehow its low production value captivates

  • Cinema Devices In Face It

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    Siegfried Kracauer, like Andre Bazin, was interested in viewing cinema from a realist perspective. When talking about their ideas, Bazin was more focused on capturing reality that already exists, whereas, Kracauer focused his attention on cinemas ability to redeem reality. To explain this would be to say, where the viewer is able to tap into the unconscious world of modernity but comes back to reality by the camera's gaze in the world of cinema. All in all, Kracauer was a German film theorist and

  • Dogme 95: The Italian Neorealist Movement

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    The Italian “neorealist” movement began at the end of World War II and the films typically dealt with the working class, used non-professional actors, and were shot on location. The films attempted to describe the difficult economic and moral conditions of postwar Italy and the changes in public mentality in everyday life. After the Italian neorealist wave ended, the French New Wave began in the late 1950s. The French New Wave directors gave birth to the auteur theory, which held that the director