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Exploring Movie Construction & Production: What’s so exciting about movies?

Author: John Reich
Subject: Art and Art History
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Open SUNY
ISBN: 9781942341468
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Exploring Movie Construction & Production contains eight chapters of the major areas of film construction and production. The discussion covers theme/ genre/ narrative structure/ character portrayal/ story/ plot/ directing style/ cinematography/ and editing. Important terminology is defined and types of analysis are discussed and demonstrated. An extended example of how a movie description reflects the setting/ narrative structure/ or directing style is used throughout the book to illustrate building blocks of each theme. This approach to film instruction and analysis has proved beneficial to increasing students' learning/ while enhancing the creativity and critical thinking of the student.

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