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

📹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

✂️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

🔊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

💡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