THE ART OF FILM APPRECIATION

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THE ART OF FILM APPRECIATION

FILM Story conveyed with moving pictures Considered a cultural artifact Source of entertainment & information

film and movie DIFFERENTIATED Both are actually interchangeable but people gave distinct meanings of each Film refers to artistic, theoretical or technical artistic, aspects while Movie refers to pure entertainment

FILM GENRESACTION FILMS Usually include high energy, bigbigbudget physical stunts and chases Good guy vs Bad guy scenario James Bond Series is an example of a classic action film

ADVENTURE FILMS Have exciting stories, with new experiences or exotic locales Very similar to action films The Mummy & Indiana Jones are examples of this genre

COMEDY Has light-hearted plots light Designed to amuse laughter Action comedy, horror comedy & scicomedy, scifi comedy films are sub genres Safety Last was named as the greatest comedy movie of all time 1923 film Starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis

CRIME Are developed around the sinister actions of criminals or mobsters, particularly bank robbers, underworld figures The Italian Job & The Town are examples of Crime movies

DRAMA Serious, plot-driven presentations plot Portrays realistic life situations Largest film genre Biopics, Melodrama & Romance Biopics, are major sub genres Examples: The Hurt Locker & Changeling

DOCUMENTARY Intended to document some aspect of reality Are mostly non-fiction non Has been very commercially succesful in the 21st century Examples: An Inconvenient Truth & Supersize Examples: Me

EPIC Emphasizes human drama on a grand scale Typically entail high cost production and a sweeping musical score Appeal to a very large audience Titanic and The Lord of the Rings which ranked #2 and #3 on the list of the highest grossing films of all time are epics

HORROR Unsettling movies that strive to elicit the emotions of fear, disgust and horror from viewers Modern horror uses gore as a way to elicit fear The next trend in horror films is said to be documentaries/mockumentaries. documentaries/mockumentaries. Examples: Saw Series, The Exorcist & The Blair Examples: Series, Witch Project

MUSICALS Are cinematic forms that emphasize fullfull-scale scores or song and dance routines in a significant way Musical Comedy & Concert films are subgenres Examples: The Sound of Music & Mamma Mia

SCIENCE FICTION Films with impossible scenarios, futuristic concepts & unknowable forces Examples: Star Wars saga & 2012 Examples:

WAR Genre concerned with warfare Mostly focused on prisoner of wars, covert operations and military training Anti war films Films that bring to the viewers the horror of war often from a political/ideological perspective Examples: Schindler s List & Saving Private Ryan

Examples: Black Hawk Down & Children of Men

WESTERN devoted to telling stories set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the American Old West Examples: No Country for Old Men & Brokeback Mountain

PHILIPPINE CINEMA One of the earliest movie industry in Asia Started on January 1, 1897 Un Homme Au Chapeau (Man with a hat) hat) was the first movie shown in the Philippines Modern filipino films are focused on Love stories, Comedy & drama films while Classic filipino films are war & action films

ANIME

Animation originating from Japan Can emphasize visual styles Massively popular in asian countries

CHARACTER DESIGNPROPORTION Height of the head is considered the base unit of proportion For exaggeration, certain exaggeration, body features are increased in proportion

EYE SIZE Large eyes for emotional distinctions FACIAL EXPRESSION To denote mood and thoughts

FILM REVIEW/CRITICISM The analysis and evaluation of films individually and collectively Journalistic, viewers and academic Journalistic, criticism Sources of word of mouth

PROCESS OF FILM REVIEW1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. SEE THE MOVIE TAKE NOTES DURING THE FILM TAKE TIME TO SOAK IN THE FILM IDENTIFY YOUR AUDIENCE WRITE THE REVIEW start with an introduction DISCUSS RELEVANT PARTS OF THE FILM RECHECK AND EDIT THE REVIEW FOR ERRORS

CHARACTER DESIGNPROPORTION Height of the head is considered the base unit of proportion For exaggeration, certain body exaggeration, features are increased in proportion

TV ADVERTISEMENT A span of television programming paid for that conveys a message Has been used to promote a variety of goods Has been succesful and pervasive In the Philippines, it is self regulated by individual broadcasters Should only have 18 minutes of commercial per hour

CHARACTER DESIGNPROPORTION Height of the head is considered the base unit of proportion For exaggeration, certain body exaggeration, features are increased in proportion

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