Technical Codes
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Technical Codes

Season
Unit 1 MediaUnit 3 Media
Unit
media representationsnarrative and ideology
Episode
representations and constructions

📹 Camerawork

Definition

Camerawork refers to how the camera is operated, positioned and moved for specific effects.

Extended info / examples

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Camerawork

Worksheets / Resources

✍️ Camerawork Worksheet.docx1121.1KB
🖼 Camerawork PowerPoint.pptx234616.0KB

Video Examples

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Scene library

Breakdown
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
You rang?
Election
Doomed Friendship
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
The Cropduster
North by Northwest
Indy Intro
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
James T Kirk
Star Trek
I am not an animal!
The Elephant Man
First Attack
Jaws
Parlour Room
Psycho
Crackin' Skulls
The Breakfast Club
Entering Oz
The Wizard of Oz
Opening Sequence
Rear Window
Why she was still smiling
Rebecca
Bus Scene
Almost Famous
Horse head
The Godfather
Bomb Sequence
The Hurt Locker
Anyone?
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
What's in the box?
Se7en
School Intro
Donnie Darko
Second Shark Attack
Jaws
Shower Scene
Psycho
Bookshop Scene
Vertigo

Outside Resources

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Swipe file

Deren_crop.pdf
Cinematographer Explains 3 Different Camera Lenses | Vanity Fair - YouTube

✂️ Editing

Definition

The process of placing images and sounds in an order that tells the story, creates emotion and implants ideas in the audience

Extended info / examples

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Editing

Worksheets / Resources

🖼Editing PowerPoint.pptx58676.7KB

Video Examples

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Scene library

Closing Sequence
Slumdog Millionaire
Dead Mum
Slumdog Millionaire
Aliens Attack
Aliens
School Intro
Donnie Darko
Sparkle Motion
Donnie Darko
Second Shark Attack
Jaws
Shower Scene
Psycho
Breakdown
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Flower Delivery
The Silence of the Lambs
You rang?
Election
Winkys
Mullholland Drive
Chicken Escape
City of God

Outside Resources

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Swipe file

The Importance of Narrative Ellipsis In Editing
SIGHT & SOUND: The Cinema of Walter Murch on Vimeo
10 Cuts Every Video Editor Needs to Know - YouTube
Match cut videos like a pro (part 2) - YouTube

🔈 Audio

Definition

The naturalistic or expressive use of sound.

Extended info / examples

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Audio

Worksheets / Resources

✍️ Audio Worksheet.docx646.6KB
🖼Audio PowerPoint.pptx377.0KB

Video Examples

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Scene library

Breakdown
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Cafeteria Fight
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Homecoming Dance
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Jessie’s Girl
Boogie Nights
Winkys
Mullholland Drive
Car Chase
The Bourne Identity
James T Kirk
Star Trek
What lies beneath
Blue Velvet
Opening Sequence
Funny Games
Opera Scene
The 5th Element
Bus Scene
Almost Famous
First Attack
Jaws
Silencio
Mulholland Drive
Music Store
Once
Restaurant Kill
The Godfather
Shower Scene
Psycho

Outside Resources

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Swipe file

How Sound Is Used To Create Suspense In Horror Movies | Movies Insider - YouTube - Insider
How Film Scores Play with Our Brains - YouTube
The Magic of Making Sound - YouTube

💡 Lighting

Definition

The manipulation of light to selectively highlight specific elements in each scene so they appear in a particular way.

Extended info / examples

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Lighting

Worksheets / Resources

🖼Lighting PowerPoint.pptx1469.3KB
✍️ Lighting Worksheet.docx1491.4KB

Video Examples

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Scene library

Time To Die
Blade Runner
Parlour Room
Psycho
Replicant
Blade Runner
In The Movie Theatre
Donnie Darko
I Want You To Hit Me...
Fight Club
Graveyard Scene
The Crow
Bookshop Scene
Vertigo
Departed Chase Scene
The Departed

Outside Resources

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Swipe file

Finding the Perfect Balance of Darkness in Horror Films
Film 101: Understanding Film Lighting - 2020 - MasterClass
What Happens When A Movie Has No Gaffer? | Reverse Film School | Vanity Fair - YouTube