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Exploring Movie Construction and Production contains eight chapters of the major areas of film construction and production. The discussion covers
- narrative structure
- character portrayal
- story, plot
- directing style
Important terminology is defined and types of analysis are discussed and demonstrated. An extended example of how a movie description reflects the setting, narrative structure, or directing style is used throughout the book to illustrate building blocks of each theme. This approach to film instruction and analysis has proved beneficial to increasing students’ learning, while enhancing the creativity and critical thinking of the student.
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