• Coursework
    example panorama and dispatches. Camera Angles I and my colleague wanted to try to film at least 75% of our documentary with just close/mid shots of the presenter as this photographic code allows us our audience to focus attention on him so they could actually listen to what was being said rather than...
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  • Documentary
    typically have no voice-over commentary, no supplementary music or sound, no intertitles, no historical reenactments, no behavior repeated for the camera and no interviews. In observational documentary, the social actors engage with one another as if the filmmakers were not there. This requires the...
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  • Aokp
    through a documentary. We made our documentary on AOKP or the Artorian Order of the Knights of Pendragon; it is a fantasy Live-Action Role-Playing Game (LARP). We came up with the idea of doing AOKP because it is an organization on campus that we knew little about and found to be incredibly interesting...
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  • Documentary Appreciation
    from each other at the perspective of the filmmakers’ roles. Take the scene where Joan Baez sing “Love is a four letter word” in “Don’t look back”, the director only leveraged the use of a wide angle shot and close-ups of the social actors, giving the camera the position of audience’s eyes. Also in...
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  • Symbio
    ” portrayed in the documentary itself.12 Symbiopsychotaxiplasm thus delves not merely into the realm of metafiction where questions of reality are being posed; it elevates itself into the even higher realms of meta-meta fiction. The narration also raises the issue of the roles of actors, crew and...
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  • The Cove
    the audience. In this movie the thermal camera played an important role as it made the audience feel like they were showing us something that the audience is not supposed to watch. Even a simple shot of butchers cutting up the meat is made to look as if it is a top secret video that would not be...
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  • Climax
    Photograph Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski in “born into the brothels” have created a masterpiece of a montage style documentary by chronicling the life of eight small children and the changes a simple camera brought to their life. The director and the documentarian decide to convey the pleasures of...
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  • Efficiency of the Video Camera
    The efficiency of the video camera. We usually use the video camera in order to save the important moment. Before using the video camera, the written record had been used as a documentary tool. You couldn’t completely observe the important social event and only predicted through the sentences...
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  • Tragically Real
    Michael Moore's Bowing For Columbine (2002) can be considered a "docu-drama" as opposed to a documentary because it is under the genre of 'drama' and because the director incorporates standard techniques such as actors and camera angles, as many other films use. Michael Moore finds the people that...
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  • film A+A study guide
    .    Participatory  filmmaker  becomes  an  openly  integral  part  of  what  happens  in   front  of  camera   Documentary,  Performative:  stresses  emotional  involvement  with  what  it  is  like  to   witness  a  particular...
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  • Etre Et Avoir - a Documentary
    with the equipment, in order that they would find it as unobtrusive as possible. A major problem of documentary film-making is the notion that the mere presence of the camera changes and provokes situations. The famous documentary maker Jean Rouch declared that it was impossible to film reality: you...
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  • Documentary and Bill Nicholls
    ethics in documentary has to do with the filmmaker’s actions behind the camera such as editing, voice-over commentary, and the intention of the filmmaker. This “creative treatment of actuality” is an area where much of the debate rests. Documentary films, in Nichols view, “represent the views of...
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  • Blair Witch: Mock Documentary or Horror Film?
    ” (Roscoe). The scene with Heather talking to the camera up close is much like a Hollywood horror film’s usual victim. “As in conventional horror films, such a scene encourages us to fear for the victim, yet unlike in fictional film in which we can turn away and say, “It is not real,” the documentary...
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  • Media
    , effect vise, Special scheduling Unit-5. Direction: Tips for good Director, Difference between documentary & Fiction direction, location hunting and selection, Concept of Crain, Uses of Crain, Types of Crain, Concept of camera trolley Uses of camera trolley  ...
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  • A Critique on the World Trade Organization
    cases large audiences and many times probably not aware of the cameras presence since it was filming them from a distance in an auditorium or a large room type setting. I think this shows that the social actors or catalysts play a large part in exposing the truth in a participatory type documentary...
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  • Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore Documentary
    on how Americans society can purchase guns too easily. Observational mode can be best described as a fly on the wall documentary and is simply used to observe what is happening in front of the camera (Nichols, 2001). The camera is as unobtrusive as possible although not usually hidden. This...
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  • Japanese Cinema(S): Film Form and the Problems of Modernity
    postwar films, be they documentary or non-documentary, have shared techniques and come together in the aspect of film form. Some of this has been done on purpose; such has Isaka Satoshi’s Focus, which was shot with characteristics of documentary films, such as a single camera with long shots and very...
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  • Documentary Aspects on Kieslowski Fiction
    in the last years of the IXX century. It seems that, its beginning had many faces, as for some scholars the first documentary was “ Nanook of the North” (1922) about Eskimo life ; some claimed that it was Joris Ivens´s “ Rain” ( 1929) a story about a rainy day; for another “ Man with a Movie Camera...
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  • movie review
    Genre: Documentary Title: Five Broken Cameras Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi Producers: Guy Davidi, Emad Burnat, Serge Gordey, Christine Camdessus Camera: Emad Burnat Editing: Véronique Lagoarde-Ségot, Guy Davidi Music Composed/Performed by: Le Trio Joubran, Samir Joubran, Wissam Joubran...
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  • Do Uk Reality Tv Documentaries Have Any Anthropological Credentials?
     thrills approach to mainstream documentary making. ‘One Born has seen Channel 4 strip things right back to basics. Just a camera, watching people doing something they'd be doing anyway, with no glances towards the lens or talk of how subjects are portrayed "by the editing".’ (Raeside :2011) 1 2...
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