Includes bibliographical references, filmographies, and index.
Part One: Film Art and Filmmaking Chapter 1. Putting Films on Screen Part Two: Film Form Chapter 2. The Significance of Film Form Chapter 3. Narrative as a Formal System Part Three: Film Style Chapter 4. The Shot: Mise-en-Scene Chapter 5. The Shot: Cinematography Chapter 6. The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing Chapter 7. Sound in the Cinema Chapter 8. Style as a Formal System Part Four: Types of Films Chapter 9. Film Genres Chapter 10. Documentary, Experimental, and Animated Films Part Five: Critical Analysis of Films Introduction: Writing a Critical Analysis of a Film Chapter 11. Sample Analyses Part Six: Film Art and Film History Chapter 12. Film Art and Film History.
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Frame enlargements throughout the text enable students to view images taken directly from completed films, while an optional, text-specific tutorial CD-ROM helps clarify and reinforce specific concepts covered. (source: Nielsen Book Data)