Critical Response: Conventions of Cinema
Review and research conventions behind the scenes in making movies in an original expository essay of at least 275 words. Then respond to two classmates postings.
Define and explain at least 3-5 conventions of cinema that you feel are the most important to the craft of cinematography. This can include editing techniques, camera movements, soundtracks and other tools of the craft in film-making. In your analysis of the conventions of cinematography, you may wish to include significant directors as well as exemplary innovations in films throughout the genres and milestones in the history of cinema. Add critical reviews of films you have included in your analysis if possible and other critical commentary.
Be sure to cite complete sources in your analysis of the conventions of cinema at the end of your essay. Begin with author’s last name or titles in your citations following APA or MLA format.
Janaro, R., & Altshuler, T. (2016). The art of being human (11th ed.). Pearson Education.