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Film Elements

  1. Film Glossary (the best of the lot for definitions)

  2. TEE English Syllabus extract : Film/Doco 2006

  3. Classic Hollywood Narrative 1

  4. Classic Hollywood Narrative 2 : (sophisticated)

  5. Film Constructing Meaning 2005

  6. Film and Control of Information

  7. Australian Representation in Film

  8. Editing Terms (under construction)

  9. Film Analysis Assignment

  10. Film Genre

  11. Film Language

  12. Film Language Worksheet

  13. Film Language Viewing Log

  14. Film Language Link - Outstanding

  15. Film Narrative Home

  16. Film Narrative Structure Links Teacher Resource

  17. Guide to Critical Assessment of Film

  18. How Film Constructs Meaning

  19. Mise en scene in film

  20. Plot in Film


PDF's (Portable Document Folders)
These are a great source of detailed information about a wide range of film elements from a variety of sources. (Source acknowledged within each document.)

  1. Film Terminology
  2. Feature Film - study diagram
  3. Film Worksheet
  4. Media Terms Worksheet
  5. Point of View - contains some excellent explanation, plus extras.
  6. On documentary film
  7. Eisentstein - montage
  8. Hitchcock
  9. Film Great Sergei Eisenstein's background information
  10. Pop Genre
  11. Spotlight - some excellent terminology; great handout
  12. Film as Style 1 ( all University of Bradford)
  13. Film as Style 2 - excellent for students
  14. Film as Style 3 - good analysis and film discussion
  15. Film as narrative 1 (Uni of Bradford)
  16. Film as Narrative 2 (Uni of Bradford)
  17. Storyboarding

Films

  1. Bowling for Columbine

  2. No Man's Land

  3. One Day in September

  4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

  5. Raiders of the Lost Ark : Adventure Genre Film

  6. Sin City

  7. Somersault

  8. The Castle


Film Links

  1. Film School Online - Outstanding
    Story Basics
    Shot Types; Depth of Field
    Brightness, Contrast, Quality of Light, Focus, Perspective, Colour, Grain, Look.
    Microphone Techniques

  2. Film Eras, Genres and Sub Genres

  3. Film Genres

  4. http://www.filmsite.org/adventurefilms.html

  5. Movie-Making Links

  6. Watch some short videos (Need to download; each movie approx 8 mins.)

 

 

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