Movie projector Essays

  • The Feminist Film Theory

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    Feminist film theory Feminist scholars point out that there is misogyny in the mainstream media that treat women as inferior and objects. They expressed that there is a need to explore representations and images of women. Feminist film theory makes gender its exploratory focus and it has emerged to find a place for women in films; they were frustrated with how feminist studies ignore critiques and works of media, particularly films. Conventionally, the representations of media are counter to the

  • Birth Of A Nation

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    D. W. Griffith is referred to as the Father of Modern Film because of the innovations created for and introduced in what is called his landmark film, The Birth of a Nation (Griffith, 1915). Most film theorists, directors, producers, and even film students agree that it is with the advent of The Birth of a Nation that Griffith breaks new ground by developing a film language that focuses the film’s impactful message. Griffith’s inventive establishing shots, continuity and parallel editing, close-up

  • Film Influence On Society Essay

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    see a movie, I always predict what's going to happen next. And it is very interesting,and it has enough attraction to appeal me. My favourite

  • Digital Media Analysis

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    that there is no longer a distinct difference between the two, they are simply cinema. Narrative cinema is now being pushed into the background, while the cinematic foreground now consists of the attraction; the animation, the explosion, the 3-D movie. Films such as Transformers are not praised for their narrative, but for their special effects. The plots of these films are often shallow and poorly written, however audiences do not enjoy such films for their plots, the audience enjoys the spectacle

  • Cinematic Language In The Wizard Of Oz

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    The cinematic language that we hear in modern day movies would not be as it is today if we hadn 't had synchronous sound recordings from the beginning of film. Cinematic Language is the systematic method by which movies communicate with the viewer. Some examples of cinematic language are, Mise-en-scène, camera angles, the use of long takes, & depth of field. Barthes theory of Expressionism, the use of lighting techniques, montage and elaborate props push to make The Wizard of Oz appear to be a spectacle

  • Big Ideas On Film

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    Grand: Hello and welcome to “Big Ideas on Film”, the only talk show in Australia that gets to the core of the movies making the biggest splash in box office. I’m your host, Kathy Grand and today’s cinematic masterpiece is “The Hunger Games”, and it’s focus on power. I have with me the director of this film, Gary Ross, and the author of this amazing trilogy, Suzanne Collins. Welcome guys, thanks for coming. Collins: Thanks for having us. Ross: Pleasure to be here. Grand: I wanted to start

  • Louis Le Prince Research Paper

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    His film would be “recorded on Eastmen Kodak paper base photographic film from 1885 through Louis’s single-lens combi camera-projector,” (Samuel) which was patented in 1888. With the help of a wood-maker who made parts for cameras, an old assistant, and his father-in-law, he finished two cameras in October 1888 that played a series of pictures at a rate of 12-16 per second (Varma)

  • How Does Steven Spielberg Use Films As A Means Of Communication

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    The film making made another feet print in the sands of communication. Lumiere brothers invented ‘cinematography’ which means ‘movement’ or ‘writing’. Later on films became a very high mechanical mass medium comprising many other mechanical devices like cameras, microphones, dubbing machine, editing machine, etc. and because of its mass appeal and influence on society, it earned universal acclaim and became a versatile means of communication. Along with entertainment, films are also used to teach

  • Dystopian Society In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

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    film to educate us on life itself. The producers use the characters to show a specific issue that should be addressed or to teach an important life lesson. However, they don’t simply tell you because the producers want you to think and reflect on the movie. Authors of books use the same method to give meaning to their stories. But what if movies and books did not have meaning and no one saw society or life in different perspectives? What if society ran in one direction and no one rose up to challenge

  • What Is Animation

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    The definition of animation Animation refers to the creation of a sequence of images drawn, painted, or produced by other artistic methods that change over time to portray the illusion of motion. Before the invention of film, humans depicted motion in static art as far back as the Paleolithic period. In the 1st century, several devices successfully depicted motion in animated images. Eastern European Animation Fighting the Cold War (1954) The first feature-length British animation to be released

  • Man With A Film Camera Analysis

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    WITH A MOVING CAMERA: By: Dziga Vertov , Made in 1929 Man with a Movie camera is a film in which Dziag Vertov has shown us the life of people in a city. This film is about a city undergoing modernization, showing us actual images and not using any set or reconstruction during filming. Vertov has shown us the different moods of the city from morning till night, with people working at various locations, going

  • Laura Mulvey: The Eye And The Male Gaze

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    The “gaze” sometimes called the “look” is a term which was originally used in film theory in the 1970s but which is now more broadly used by media theorists to refer to the ways in which viewers look at images of people in any visual medium. These include advertisements, television programs and cinema. The concept of the gaze is fundamentally about the relationship of pleasure and images. The gaze can be viewed in in two different ways; the male gaze and the female gaze. The male gaze was originally

  • Pros And Cons Of Post-Production

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    POST-PRODUCTION The post-production phase of movie making consists of creating and adding special visual effects and titles, adding music and sound effects, and, finally, processing, editing, and printing the finished product in the motion picture laboratory. Special visual effects using models have become well known through such movies as "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Star Wars." Contrary to popular opinion and some press reports, special-purpose, hard-wired machines, not computers, were used to

  • Movie Poster History

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    com/history.html The History and Development of Movie Posters Report We began our presentation on the history of movie posters by tracing their evolution from the beginning of film, focusing on imagery and typography up until present day 2000s. Movie making began in the 1890s when the first motion picture cameras were invented. Requiring a new form of advertisement, the movie poster was thus born in Europe and America - also known as movie promoters. While movie posters were created for commercial purposes

  • Hugo Cabret Analysis

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    George Melies said in the film “Hugo” that, “I would recognize the sound of a movie projector anywhere.”(Hugo). People watch films nearly all the time nowadays, but only few still remember the history of cinema. How it began, or how it created those effects of enchanted stories. Based on a novel released on 2007, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, the film “Hugo” contains historical interpretation on the nearly forgotten art in times of economic hardship and damage of war to people. Using the enchanted

  • Talking Pictures In The 1930's

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    sound films that included synchronized dialog, usually made with the Vitaphone, a popular sound-on-disc technology. Sound-on-disc worked by playing a separate record on a turntable that was synchronized to the film by controlling the speed of the projector. “Talkies” became a global phenomenon by the early 1930’s, however were soon replaced by more

  • From Casablanca To Terminator 2: Editing Analysis

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    are, the director, and you have filmed a beautiful story about love and adventure that takes place over several generations in a family. You have finished shooting and realize that you have over nine hours of film footage, but you can only make your movie 90 minutes long. What a massive job it is to determine what the best 90 minutes is. You need to choose the most exciting best 90 minutes, but you also need to leave out seven and one-half hours of the film that helps you tell the story in a way that

  • The Golden Age Of Hollywood Analysis

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    Hollywood is pertained as the center of American film and television industries (Merriam-Webster, n.d.). According to Hale (2014), it originated way back late 1800s, where movies and motion started when “motion toys” were invented. It produces an illusion of motion from a display of still frames in fast sequences. The first true motion-capture was produced by Edward Muybridge in 1872 by positioning 12 cameras on a racetrack and captured multiple shots as the horses came across. By the time of 1885

  • Cinematic Animation History

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    Cinematic animation constitutes a pre-history of animation that was to emerge in a televisual context. The advent of cinema per se was preceded by the development of various devices with such classically intoned names as thaumatrope, phenakistoscope, and kinetoscope. In the United States, Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith stumbled upon the technique of stop-action animation, in which three-dimensional objects or drawings are shot frame-by-frame, slightly adjusting the position of the object between

  • Ancient Alien Theory

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    The time was the 1890s – the invention of the motion picture cameras had just revolutionized the entertainment industry. While the first films were only under a minute long and without sound, the novelty of moving photographs was enough for the motion picture business to flourish. Cinema offered a cheap and simple way of providing entertainment to the masses. Filmmakers could record actors' performances, which are then shown to audiences around the world. Travelogues would bring the sights of far-flung