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A Movie Lover's Guide to Film Language


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Classic Scenes from Timeless Films

"If you love films, this is a wonderful guide to how movies are made."
- Gene Wilder
Actor/Director/Writer
Get more enjoyment from movies
by opening your eyes and ears to
the creative components of film!

CAMERA - Buster Keaton's "The General"
EDITING - Alfred Hitchcock's Sabotage"
LIGHTING - Carol Reed's "The Third Man"
SOUND - Sergei Einstein's "Alexander Nevsky"
MISE EN SCENE - Fritz Lang's "M"

The only way to truly enjoy and appreciate movies is by understanding the basics
of cinematic language: CAMERA, LIGHTING, EDITING,
SOUND and MISE EN SCENE.

All the artistic concepts are introduced in overview videos and demonstrated
by movie clips from some of the greatest films ever made.
Also included are "instructional" clips that show the original scenes again but with synchronized voice-over commentary explaining the use of the film language
they illustrate as they play.

The movie scenes come from recognized film classics such as:
Alfred Hitchcock's "Sabotage", Buster Keaton's "The General", Carol Reed's "The Third Man" (featuring Orson Wells and Joseph Cotton), Fritz Lang's masterpiece "M" and Sergei Einstein's epic "Alexander Nevsky".

* Interactive Menus
* Film Background Info
* Glossary of Film Terms

Produced and Directed by Daniel Peters
Original copyright 2003, V2.0 copyright 2010, Daniel Peters Productions LLC
Featuring Professor Thomas Valasek

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