A2 FILM STUDIES FM4 – WORLD CINEMA – URBAN STORIES LESSON 7 – ANALYSIS OF DIRECTOR’S VISUAL STYLE SEQUENCE 1 TIME CODE

& BRIEF DESCRIPTON OF ACTION SEQUENCE 2 SEQUENCE 3

EGs OF CAMERA Shot distance, movement, angle, framing & field
(what meaning does each example have – why do you think it is used by the director & what message does it offer within the film?)

EGs OF EDITING Cuts, transitions, special effects, motion etc…
(what meaning does each example have – why do you think it is used by the director & what message does it offer within the film?)

EGs OF MISE-EN-SCENE Locations, setting, costume, props, performance, colour palettes, lighting, composition
(what meaning does each example have – why do you think it is used by the director & what message does it offer within the film?)

EGs OF SOUND Diagetic, non-diagetic, dialogue, sound effects, ambient, incidental etc…
(what meaning does each example have – why do you think it is used by the director & what message does it offer within the film?)

A2 FILM STUDIES FM4 – WORLD CINEMA – URBAN STORIES What do the formal elements tell us about: SEQUENCE 1 SEQUENCE 2 Context of time & place?

SEQUENCE 3

The Representation of The City

The characters at that point in the plot

Themes of power

Themes of poverty

Themes of conflict

Now write a summary sentence of the Director’s visual style I would describe the director’s visual style in the film as…

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