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Film Art: An Introduction (11th edition)

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Title: Film Art: An Introduction (11th edition)
Author: Bordwell, David; Thompson, Kristin; Smith, Jeff
Price: $149.95

This pack contains the printed textbook andaccess to Connect.

McGraw-HillConnect is a digital teaching andlearning environment that gives you the means to better connect with yourcoursework, with your instructors, and with the important concepts that youwill need to know for success now and in the future. With Connect you can practiseimportant skills at your own pace and on your schedule.

Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all itsown. Since 1979, David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson and now,Co-Author, Jeff Smith's Film Art has been the best-sellingand most widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. Taking askills-centered approach supported by examples from many periods and countries,the authors help students develop a core set of analytical skills that willenrich their understanding of any film, in any genre. In-depth examples deepenstudents' appreciation for how creative choices by filmmakers affect whatviewers experience and how they respond. Film Art isgenerously illustrated with more than 1,000 frame enlargements taken directlyfrom completed films, providing concrete illustrations of key concepts. Alongwith updated examples and expanded coverage of digital filmmaking, the eleventhedition of Film Art delivers SmartBook, first and only adaptive readingexperience currently available, designed to help students stay focused,maximize study time and retain basic concepts.

Part 1 Film Art and Filmmaking
1. Film as Art: Creativity, Technology, and Business

Part 2 Film Form
The Significance of Film Form
Narrative Form

Part 3 Film Style
The Shot: Mise-en-Scene
The Shot: Cinematography
The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing
Sound in the Cinema
Summary: Style as a Formal System

Part 4 Types of Films
Film Genres
Documentary, Experimental, and Animated Films

Part 5 Critical Analysis of Films
Film Criticism: Sample Analyses

Part 6 Film History
Historical Changes in Film Art: Conventions and Choices, Tradition and Trends
Through McGraw-Hill Education's Create, a new chapter of Film Adaptions is available.

Film Adaptations
Writing a Critical Analysis of a Film
Additional Resources for Film Art


Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781259534959
Publishing status: To Order
Film Art: An Introduction (11th edition)