Essays Tagged: "Filmmaking"

Animated Film Critique for Lightwave 3D animation class. A look at "Final Fantasy: The spirits within"

puter generated 3D animation and visual effects can compete with the narrative power of traditional filmmaking.The sets in this production were quite impressive. Through the advantage of the DVD docum ...

(3 pages) 153 2 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

PERSONAL LOVE FOR FILMS and FILM MAKING...STILL INSPIRING

FilmmakingWhen I was 14 years of age I used to see many films. Of those films I liked technical film ... ics from the music director and the lyricist for any song of the movie.Then starts the main part of filmmaking: shooting the movie. Shooting is nothing but recording the scenes of the film with a movi ... tes the shooting according to the schedule. Many directors say that shooting is the hardest part of filmmaking. Shooting must be done in different places and not just in a studio; generally it depends ...

(2 pages) 80 2 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

A short analysis of the 1950's film, Sunset Boulevard

depicts studio executives and studio pawns. It is a look at the writer and the game of writing and filmmaking in Hollywood. It depicts a lack of respect for the art of writing, and the lack of humani ...

(2 pages) 114 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Alfred Hitchcock: What made him so great?

istory.Hitchcock was raised in England where he lived with his parents. He had a strong interest in filmmaking since he was young, and when a new Paramount studio opened where he lived, he rushed to g ...

(6 pages) 88 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Is there any reason to believe that British cinema became more 'permissive' in the period from Darling to The Long Good Friday?

writers, producers and directors. Along with these inevitable technical improvements that have made filmmaking a more daring means of cultural representation, the influence of John Trevelyan, secretar ...

(12 pages) 46 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

The experience of filmmaking

The experience of filmmakingIt is generally accepted that films are the products of the director's effort to unify the ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Passion of Joan of Arc

nd Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times both contribute tremendously to the art of storytelling in modern filmmaking. Despite very little or no speech, each story is able to covey a highly understandable st ... emotional state but also set the mood for each scene. This technique is more than common in modern filmmaking. Take for example in horror movies of today and the past music plays an enormous role in ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Capra's Effect

that was so consumed with despair, with laughter and optimism. Capra once said that the purpose of filmmaking was, "First to exalt the worth of the individual. Second, to champion man. And third to d ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Comparison And Contrast Essay: Benefits of Animation vs. Live Acting

ated Movies vs. Live Action FilmIn terms of movies, I believe that animation is better than regular filmmaking, simply because an animated movie requires a lot more talent and skill than a standard fi ... are different styles used in regular movie production, and there are combinations of styles used in filmmaking. Most regular films use computers to digitally enhance parts, but mostly on a smaller sca ...

(4 pages) 101 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

An Argument Against Auteur Theory.

rprisingly most critics are more than willing to bestow upon them the title of Auteur. By regarding filmmaking as yet another form of art, Auteur theory stipulates that a film is the direct result of ... who will know their lines and be there"5 The recurrent theme throughout Ford's interviews about his filmmaking approach, seems to be the importance of a director surrounding himself with talented indi ...

(11 pages) 101 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

North of Nowhere?: The Signifigance of Canadian Cultural Identity in Genre Films Produced During the "Tax Shelter Years"

lm is set in Florida, and its subject matter is a great departure from that of traditional Canadian filmmaking. Within any other era of Canadian film this movie would have been an enigma, but for a br ... cers seeking to make a movie in Canada, did not have to pay a single cent of tax. During this time, filmmaking output was its peak in Canada, with their domestic industry reaching a number equivalent ...

(9 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

The "dysfunctional economics" of the U.S. movie business

nything." For the most part, this statement is true, and it's this fact that makes the economics of filmmaking such a risky business. The economics of filmmaking just do not work and what you see coul ... aking just do not work and what you see could best be described as the "dysfunctional economics" of filmmaking, but through various articles, case studies, and videos such as De Vany &Walls, Arund ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Italian Neorealism

Italian NeorealismNeorealism: a movement especially in Italian filmmaking characterized by the simple direct depiction of lower-class life.In the 1950's the common ... d was dubbed, it was generally inaccurate. They were in opposition to the glamorous, glossy, studio filmmaking. Subsequently the French New Wave critics celebrated neorealism and incorporated much of ...

(3 pages) 67 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Discuss Bazin's idea that 'realism in art can only be achieved through artifice'. What are the implications for film of his approach? Make reference to films in your answers.

s making of 'an ideal world in the likeness of the real world', believing that the essential aim of filmmaking is the representation of the real world, he argues that the film, in order to fulfill its ...

(6 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Nanook of the North (1922)

ntained many images that caught my attention as a viewer. It also brought the world a new style of filmmaking.The film exposed lives of the people we don't see around, and so have only a little k ...

(1 pages) 20 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Alfred Hitchcock films and his style of filmmaking

about Alfred Hitchcock, I would always listen to people say what a genius he was. That his style of filmmaking was different from anyone else, I really had no clue what they were talking about. I used ...

(14 pages) 109 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A paper written on Alfred Hitchcock's psycho

out Alfred Hitchcock, I would always listen to people say what a geniuses he was. That his style of filmmaking was different from anyone else, I really had no clue what they were talking about. I used ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Early Cinema

rld fairs and exhibitions of the time, when filmmakers started to stray from the traditional way of filmmaking (Nichols, p. 37). The common tradition was the scientific use of images to show people th ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Living Atop Imperfection : A Philosophical Reflection on the Absurdity of Life

w I wanted to be a filmmaker. I have always been fascinated by many things, but my enthrallment for filmmaking is the most overwhelming. Since then, I have done quite a number of activities to equip m ... ortunately, fame is the most convenient evidence to prove one's ranking. The question now is "would filmmaking be enough to fuel my satisfaction and happiness and lead towards absolute fulfillment?" I ...

(2 pages) 342 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Critique: Ozu's Reductionism in 'Good Morning' by Director Yasojiru Ozu

e is called 'Ozu's Reductionism', and focuses mainly on how Ozu uses reductionist techniques in his filmmaking style, such as lowered camaera positioning, and his empty spaces. Three (3) footnotes are ...

(5 pages) 33 2 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis