• How Does the Director Try to Build Suspense and Scare the Audience in the Film Jaws?
    How does the director try to build suspense and scare the audience in the film Jaws? The film Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg, was created approximately 30 years ago. It tells the story of a shark which attacks and kills numerous people off the north-east coast of the USA in a small holiday resort...
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    Jaws By Steven Spielberg. Media critical response. Task: How does the director Steven Spielberg use cinematic techniques to build suspense and tension for the audience in the film Jaws? Introduction: Title Director Reference to the question Brief plot summary. Do not do either of the following-‘...
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  • Jaws
    How does Spielberg get us interested in first 10 minutes of JAWS? Steven Spielberg in JAWS (1975) captures our attention by using lots of techniques.   He also uses music, colours and camera angles to create an impression on the spectators. I will analyze some of the techniques that he uses in first...
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  • Essay- War of the Worlds
    How does the director Steven Spielberg, use film techniques to convey one or more themes in his film, War of the Worlds? Steven Spielberg utilizes many techniques, in his film, War of the Worlds, including camera work, actors and sound effects to convey various themes such as family relationships. An...
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  • Saving Private Ryan Help Sheet
    consider how effective it is as an opening to a film. Paragraph one: You should consider how this film is different to previous war films. • Compare how war is presented as frightening, with how previous films have presented it. • Briefly discuss how Spielberg used the handheld camera and how this...
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  • Directed by Steven Spielberg: Poetics of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster
    Book Response Overall, I found Directed by Steven Spielberg: Poetics of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster by Warren Buckland, to be a very informative read. Going into the book, I really did not know much about Steven Spielberg. I was aware that he had directed some of my favorite films, such...
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  • How Does Steven Spielberg Create Tension in the Film “Jaws”?
    How does Steven Spielberg create tension in the film “JAWS”? ‘JAWS’ is a horror/thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg in 1975; it is based on the novel by Peter Benchley. Steven Spielberg is a master of suspense and has created tension all the way through the film ‘JAWS’. A great white shark attacks...
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  • Filmic Techniques Used in Jaws
    How does the director Steven Spielberg use filmic techniques to build suspense and tension for the audience in the film Jaws? Steven Speilberg directed the epic blockbuster film,Jaws, alongside producers David Brown and Richard D. Zanuck. He is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and...
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  • Chase Sequences: a Part of Spielberg’s Stock-in-Trade
    Chase Sequences: A Part of Spielberg’s Stock-in-trade Steven Spielberg holds a technical expertise in manipulating chase sequences in his films. From the made-for-TV movie Duel, to his debut feature film The Sugarland Express then the blockbusters, he performs as a skillful director with his more...
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  • Jaws film essay
    Jaws is a 1975 American horror/thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the notorious book by Peter Benchley. In the story in the film is that a giant man-eating great white shark terrorises local citizens of the fictional Amity Island, this forces local chief of police Office Martin...
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  • Jaws Essay
    How does the director build tension and suspense to scare the audience in the film ‘Jaws’? Jaws Essay The film ‘Jaws’, was made in 1975 and is a thriller set on a small American town called Amityville. The film is about a man-eating great white shark that terrorises the seas of Amityville and...
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  • How Does Steven Spielberg Make the Opening Scene of Jaws so Dramatic?
    How does Steven Spielberg make the opening scene of Jaws so dramatic? Introduction: ‘Jaws' is a Blockbuster hit and is still going strong, even though it was released in 1975. It was directed by Steven Spielberg. It was his first blockbuster hit and a brilliant way to start off his career. The genre...
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  • Essay on Jaws
    Steven Spielberg is an American motion-picture director, producer and executive, who has achieved great success. Spielberg made his first film at the age of 12, in 1969 his short film 'Amblin' came to the attention of Universal Pictures and he signed a seven-year contract with them. He was 26 years...
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  • Analyse the Methods Used to Make the Opening Battle Sequence of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ Both Shocking and Realistic, and Say How Effective You Find It as an Introduction to the Film
    ‘Saving Private Ryan’ both shocking and realistic, and say how effective you find it as an introduction to the film ‘Saving Private Ryan’ was released on the 11th of September, 1998. The film was directed by the renowned Steven Spielberg and was a joint production by Paramount and Dreamworks Pictures...
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  • Saving Private Ryan
    Saving private Ryan How does Spielberg use the opening sequence of "Saving Private Ryan" to create an interesting cinematic experience for the audience? "Saving Private Ryan" is an entertaining and moving motion picture set in 1944 during the 2nd World War. Stephen Spielberg who is one of the world...
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  • Jaws Cinematography
    During the film Steve Spielberg uses music, a mysterious shark and camera techniques such as simultaneous track and zoom, long shot, close up shots and medium shots to build suspense, tension and scare the audience. The music represents the shark, especially its movements and its presence. In the...
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  • ENGLISH
    report on the ways in which the visual and verbal elements of the scene are used by the director to present the ideas. Your report will be assessed on how well you analyse the visual and verbal elements using supporting evidence. You may complete this assessment both in and out of class. You will have...
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  • Presentation
    Presentation Script How Steven Spielberg explores war in his films Presenter: SHOW SLIDE 1: In various Steven Spielberg films he explores War. I have chosen to investigate this particular genre as I enjoy watching Spielberg’s war films, and because he has made many films about this topic. I find...
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  • Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
    mystery, tasteful comedy, good acting, and award-winning direction? A wonderful film from one of the most celebrated directors of our time, Stephen Spielberg. "Close Encounters" places Richard Dreyfuss and Melinda Barro in roles of regular suburbanites who both believe to have seen a UFO. The plot thickens...
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  • Schindlers List
    Schindler’s List but I would like to use The Wannsee Protocol, a vastly different kind of film, as a kind of foil to set off the cinematic techniques used in Schindler’s List. Spielberg’s film is something that might be called a panoramic view of the Holocaust. In it we see how the lives of thousands of people...
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