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Recreating a Scene – Lighting & Mise-en-Scène

DVP Weeks 7 & 8 Our task was to reproduce a scene from any film of our choosing. The focus was on the use of lighting and mise-en-scène. Our lecture covered a series of very useful tips and techniques that should … Continue reading

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What Hitchcock Would Do & What I Auteur Do….

Rear Window Peek-a-boo! Week 4 of an Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood Cinema, saw us watching James Stewart (again!) watching his neighbours, watching each other keep an eye on one another. The film, of course, is Alfred Hitchcock’s fantastic … Continue reading

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Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock was by any standards, a strange man. He is of course, world-renowned and infamous in his legend. In our latest class for Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood, we looked at the ‘Auteur Theory’ and as a topic for … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful Life

For our latest instalment in an Introduction to Film: Hollywood, we looked at Narrative, Institution and Ideology in film. The film shown was Frank Capra’s ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.

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