week 3 flim

discussion 1
Choose one of the following video clips for the discussion:
 
 
 
 
Considering one film is from 1960 and the other produced in 2001, there are clearly differences in what the filmmakers were able to do. Describe the style of editing that is used in the film clip you chose. What types of shots are used? What types of visual transitions are used between shots? Does this scene follow continuity editing or does it work in a different style? How does this affect the audience’s understanding of the scene? Be sure to watch the entire scene closely to see the scene as a whole.

Your initial post should be at least 150 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.

 
 
discussion2
 
Using the video clips, below, identify and describe the three basic categories of sound in film as described in the text. Which of the three categories is prominent in each of the clips? How does the use of sound inform the mood of the scene? Does it complement or work against the scene?
 
Your initial post should be at least 150 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.