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Film By William H. Phillips

by William H. Phillips

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This illustrated text takes the reader through the basics of film analysis, drawing on a wide range of film for discussion. Questions of genre and the contexts and meanings of film are considered.
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Film: An Introduction by William H. Phillips

Film: An Introduction brings together technical information with cultural and historical insight to give readers a complete and multifacetted introduction to the study of film. Copiously illustrated, with a special section of easy-to-find, high-quality colour plates, the book is supported throughout with examples that span the entire global history of the medium and a range of in-text study aids to make learning easier and fun. New to this edition are three new chapters, resource boxes, updated coverage of new technologies and a range of new film examples.

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About William H. Phillips

WILLIAM H. PHILLIPS teaches at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. He is the author of Analyzing Films (1985) and Writing Short Scripts (second edition) (1999).

Table of Contents

Preface - Brief Contents - Introduction - PART 1: THE EXPRESSIVENESS OF FILM TECHNIQUES - Mise en Scene - Cinematography - Editing - Sound - The Expressive Film Techniques in 'The Third Man' - PART 2 THE VARIETY OF FILMS - Types of Fictional Films - Narrative Components in Fictional Films - Alternatives to Live-Action Fictional Films - The Variety of Films and 'Heart of Darkness' - PART 3 UNDERSTANDING FILMS - Understanding Films Through Contexts - Thinking About Films - Understanding 'The Player' - Appendix I: Reading, Thinking, Researching and Writing - Appendix II: A Chronology: Film in Context 1895-2000 - Appendix III: How to Read Film Credits - Illustrated Glossary - Index

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Film: An Introduction by William H. Phillips
William H. Phillips
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Palgrave Macmillan
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