Basics Film-Making 04: The Language of Film
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Basics Film-Making 04: The Language of Film explores the means by which film communicates meaning.Most films are a mosaic of fractured images and fragmented narratives, yet we have little problem piecing them together into a complete, meaningful sequence. The average audience is capable of following the most labyrinthine plots, feeling genuine emotion for characters, and believing that their worlds continue to exist even after the film has ended.This book discusses the stories films tell, the sign-systems they deploy, the interpretive contexts we are invited to place them in, and the range of aesthetic elements which contribute to the cinematic image.
It explains complex facts in a very clear and concise wayThe book contains a lot of practical exercises which makes it a great textbook. And I really appreciate the easy to read layout and and small bites of information.'Christine Dehne, Manhattanville, USA'A lovely book, beautifully laid out and chock full of information.'Melanie Reim, Fashion Institute of Technology, USA'This book aims to decrypt the way cinematic language is constructed. 'The style of the book is detailed. Tastefully done, and well illustrated to highlight the points it makes, The Language of Film posits that if film has a language, then it can be constructed and decons
"was perfectly fine. I didn't find it insightful or inspiring in" according to EmmalynSullivan. A book i needed for a film class at school, was perfectly fine. I didn't find it insightful or inspiring in any way though.. Ro5ie said Great Read!. What a read! After reading other titles in the AVA Basics Film-making series and The Fundamentals of Film Making I picked up this title, and I was really pleased I did. This is a great read for anyone studying or interested in film-making or media. The book considers how film-makers use different methods and themes to construct meaning. The content is inter. "THE first and only textbook for an intro to filmmaking" according to Juan C. Peinado. As a chair and instructor for a four-year BFA filmmaking program, it has been a long, yet worthwhile wait for this publication from AVA to come along. This book is an essential to any first year or introduction to filmmaking course and I cannot praise it more for the accessibility, readability and outright straightforward presentation contained therein. If