Movies and Meaning: An Introduction to Film [6th ed] 1292041293, 1269374508, 9781292041292, 9781269374507, 9781292054964, 1292054964

This comprehensive introduction to film text focuses on three topics: how movies express meanings, how viewers understan

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Movies and Meaning: An Introduction to Film [6th ed]
 1292041293, 1269374508, 9781292041292, 9781269374507, 9781292054964, 1292054964

Table of contents :
Cover......Page 1
Table of Contents......Page 4
Glossary......Page 6
1. Film Structure......Page 18
2. Cinematography......Page 62
3. Production Design......Page 100
4. Acting......Page 126
5. Editing: Making the Cut......Page 154
6. Principles of Sound Design......Page 192
7. The Nature of Narrative in Film......Page 234
8. Visual Effects......Page 292
9. Modes of Screen Reality......Page 330
E......Page 386
P......Page 387
T......Page 388
W......Page 389

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