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Process shot

Alter image in post production

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Tracking shot and pan

Mobile frame

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A take is.

Shot, no breaks

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Transitions

Cut, fade, dissolve, wipe!

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Wipes can take

Different shapes

5

Continuity editing.

Putting togehtor, narrative continuity
Order time space, place.
Temporal and special and logic.
Cutting and trimming and putting togethor,

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Time

Unfolding present, flashback cues

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Lash back

Harp, whole tone scale, unstAble. Change place.

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Time passing

Montage, discontinuity too.

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Review terms from sheet!

Did it?

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Establishing shot

General space.

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Cut in

Get closer, continuity

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Shot, reverse shot

Juxtaposed.

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Turing between different spaces

Same time,different place

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Continuity editing super imp. To study!

Got me down pat?

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Eyeliner match related to

Point of view and cut
Relationship, shot 1 and two

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Match on action

Going and then coming out of door.
Von trap mansion. Austria and Los Angeles mansion.

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Reestablosh ing shot

Do exist

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Sound
Diegetic stylized. Fairy tale.

Simultaneous, timeframe of story. Future past compared to images. Sound flashback. Voice over also non simultaneous.
Not like synchronous which is like lips matching.
Voice over, non diegetic,

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Process shot

Superimpose falling onto ground in model.
Note zoom in and move back, vertigo sensation.

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Sound bridge

Lag, match, advance
Transition between scenes. Through sounds

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Studio system
1920-1950

Film production impacted institutional structure

MGM, metro Goodwin Meyer, merge. Larger corp.
more control. Of exposition.
1920-1950.

Strong financial stability. Control
Make, distribute and own theaters and ticket sales. One entity.
New York bank institutions owned them.

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Studio system turned out

Dreams (factory)

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Studio system hierarchy

One part is music, many superiors.
Departments, including music.
Under contract!

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1930-50

Stylistic designation, "classical era", of the film system.
30 because of sound, stylistic and technological shook things up.
Fewer bugs, and
Big stars
PhysicLly all there consolidated

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Big studios 5

MGM richt, prestigious (lion)
Fox 20th century tune and stone logo
Wb shield warner brothers
Paramount (mountain)
RKO Radio keith orpheon merger horror

Also
Columbia : b-pictures cheap
Universal : globe logo, horror Frankenstein.


Exist but different entity but financial or distribution today

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MGM

Middle class, respectable
Save for big prestige production,s glamour stars! Stable of stars
Bought lowes theaters

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Warner brothers

Working class audience,
Gritty
Gangster, less sentimalized cleN

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Study p. 84 of Cooke book imp.

Models
Gorman principles

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Meaning of hierarchical structure in film studios for music people

Cannot do what you want to do, individual subsumed by house style, eg. French horns for French. Ignorance.
Extreme time constraints
Preference for fast reliable worker, over presitige, unusual or creative styles
Collaborate with musicians
Financial considerations dictate genre style etc.
effective vs artful. Orchestrator composer distinct

Mixing and chopping of music in editing. :(

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Considerations for writing underscore (refer to gorbamn principles.

See notes!

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Max Steiner

Solid worker studio contract employee, had power though.
Shows that music low on totem pole, drama often put above.
Immigrant from Vienna.
East to west migration, initial arranger on Broadway
Head of RKO for 6 years, 100 films! 20-35
Wb work thereafter, wrote fanfare.
Over lifetime 300 film scores. Wow.
Famous ones gone with the wind and case blanca
Can tell written fast. Quotations used,
Prolific. Hand off to orchestrator, wait for stills. To match up music.

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1993 film

Non diagetic ok, audience will get it.
King Kong, first complete background score. Abundant music, not just selective.

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Steiner, for gold, Newman.

Big red, prolific power pioneers of purpose of music, in film.

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King Kong

Operatic, illustrated,
ROMANTIC
Primitivsm, Micky mousing, jungly,

Then, broafway, demonstrating versatility. ******* if story called for it

Impressionism, foggy boat scene.
Wozzeck sounding, brontosaurS.

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MusicL form change in thought for movie

Independant, now after narratives mold to narrative. Oes not stand on its own. Discontinuity factor. Underscore.
Thought of as a supplement.

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Main title has to

Be succinct, main ideas, match genre, showy. Own expectation and functions.

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Cues, musical decisions to be made in production process

Where music is placed,
Spotting session used ***
The start, discontinuity considerate, transitions.
"Stinger" loud musical event.
Connections form across film, unity,

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When does music start

Island gets music, why. Fog impressionist
Symbol of fantasy, mood setting scared, new place.
Structure, mood, symbolic, function of music

Think about stock convention and ambiguous meanings, like clarinet motive.


Aboriginal music might be called.
Source scoring. And underscoring
In between (non) diegetic. Also called enhanced diegetic.

Love scene
Cut music for interruption clear musical conventions are not ironed out.

Sacrifice, four note, scene.

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Motivic transformations.

Kong has more than one motive. Kong on prowl. And in broadway tune!