TRAGEDY! (Almost)

Imagine putting all your effort into a assignment and it gets lost. This was the luck of my weekend. After revising and adding the finishing touches to my assignments, I woke up to what seem like a nightmare. When I went to turn on my laptop to do my daily browsing and research,  *Folder with […]

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[AB#10] Teaching with Trailers

Bibliography Hamel (2012) ‘Teaching with trailers: The pedagogical value of previews for introducing film analysis’, Journal of Film and Video, 64(4), p. 38 Having confirmed a fear of students failing the lesson of analysing film style, Hamel suggests that the problem stems from his teaching method. Based on material from books, Hamel’s research led him […]

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[AB#9] Television’s tortured misfits: Authenticity, method acting, and Americanness in the Midcentury

Bibliography Schneider, M.A. (2016) ‘Television’s tortured misfits: Authenticity, method acting, and Americanness in the Midcentury “Slice-of-Life” anthology drama’, Journal of Film and Video, 68(3-4), p. 30 This article implies that method acting emphasizes personal experience, emotion, and imagination as a resource to characterise an actor. “Rather than acting a part, one must ‘live the part’” […]

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[AB#8] Evolution of craft or revolution in production

Bibliography Mateer, J. (2014) ‘Digital cinematography: Evolution of craft or revolution in production?’, Journal of Film and Video, 66(2), pp. 3–14 Evolution of craft or revolution in production confirms the impact of digital technology in the filmmaking process. This article suggests a variety of elements that make cinematography and how it has emerged over the […]

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