Film theory
Film theory or cinema studies is an academic discipline that aims to explore the essence of the cinema and provides conceptual frameworks for understanding film's relationship to reality, the other ar...
I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear
Synesthesia is a very rare neurological condition in which the usually individual neural pathways in the brain down which sensory messages travel become inexplicably linked. This allows “sufferers” to...
German Expressionism
A student film from Northern Illinois University where we had to make a short film in the German Expressionist style. Matt Birchler, Matt Evert, Matt Ross, P...
Film criticism
Film criticism is the analysis and evaluation of films and the film medium. In general, it can be divided into journalistic criticism such as appears regularly in newspapers and other popular, mass-me...
Film genre
In film theory, genre (/ˈʒɒnrə/ or /ˈdʒɒnrə/) refers to the method based on similarities in the narrative elements from which films are constructed. Most theories of film genre are borrowed from liter...
Film styles
Film styles are recognizable film techniques used by filmmakers to give specific changes or value to their work. It can include all aspects in making a film: sound, mise-en-scene, dialogue, cinematog...
Narratology
Narratology refers to both the theory and the study of narrative and narrative structure and the ways that these affect our perception. While in principle the word may refer to any systematic study of...
Documentary practice
Documentary practice is the process of creating documentary projects. It refers to what people do with media devices, content, form, and production strategies in order to address the creative, ethica...
I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear
Synesthesia is a very rare neurological condition in which the usually individual neural pathways in the brain down which sensory messages travel become inexplicably linked. This allows “sufferers” to...
Lured
Lured (also known as Personal Column in the United States) is a 1947 film noir directed by Douglas Sirk and starring George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, and Boris Karloff.
Sandra Carpent...
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Commedia sexy all'italiana
The commedia sexy all'italiana ("sex comedy Italian style"), also known as commedia scollacciata or commedia erotica all'italiana, is a subgenre of Italian commedia all'italiana film genre.
Commed...
Non-narrative film
Non-narrative film is an aesthetic of film that does not narrate, or relate "an event, whether real or imaginary". The aesthetic strives to be nonrepresentational. Aesthetics of Film writes, "This is ...
Participatory cinema
Participatory cinema tries to involve a film's community in the process of making movies, rather than interaction being left to cinema viewers at the end of the process. The organizers of participator...
Lodewijk Bruckman
Lodewijk Karel "Loki" Bruckman ([ˈloːdəˌʋɛik ˈkaːrəl ˈloːki ˈbrʏkmɑn]; 14 August 1903 – 24 April 1995) was a Dutch magic realist painter. He lived and worked in the Netherlands, the United States, and...
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Montage (filmmaking)
Montage (/mɒnˈtɑːʒ/) (Template:MänˈtäZH/) is a technique in film editing in which a series of short shots are edited into a sequence to condense space, time, and information. The term has been used in...
Calendar of Regrets
Calendar of Regrets is a postmodern novel by Lance Olsen, published by Fiction Collective Two in 2010.
Calendar of Regrets is a collage novel comprising twelve interconnected narratives, one for e...
Calendar of Regrets - Wikipedia
Marxist film theory
Marxist film theory is one of the oldest forms of film theory. Sergei Eisenstein and many other Soviet filmmakers in the 1920s expressed ideas of Marxism through film. In fact, the Hegelian dialecti...
Soviet Parallel Cinema
Soviet Parallel Cinema, often referred to simply as Parallel Cinema, was an underground film movement in the Soviet Union in the 1980s. The films made as part of the movement were noted for embracing ...
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology is a 2012 British documentary film directed by Sophie Fiennes and written and presented by Slovene philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Žižek. It is a sequel to Fienne...
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology - Wikipedia