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Film art : an introduction

Author: David Bordwell; Kristin Thompson
Publisher: Boston : McGraw Hill, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Film is an art form with a language and an aesthethic all its own. This edition has been re-designed in colour greatly enhancing the text's visual appeal and overall accessibility to today's students. The text is supported by a CD-ROM with video clips, and text-specific website.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bordwell, David.
Film art.
Boston : McGraw Hill, ©2008
(DLC) 2006046880
(OCoLC)71582190
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Bordwell; Kristin Thompson
OCLC Number: 707369174
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 505 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Film as art : Creativity, technology and business --
The significance of film form --
Narrative as a formal system --
The Shot: Mise-en-scene --
The Shot: Cinematography --
The relation of shot to shot editing --
Sound in the cinema --
Summary: Style as a formal system --
Film genres --
Documentary, experimental and animated films --
Film criticism: Sample analyses --
Film art and film history.
Responsibility: David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson.

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An introduction to the analysis of cinema. This work provides an introduction to the fundamentals of serious film study, followed by the chapters on Film Genres. It is supported by a text-specific  Read more...

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