Cinematography

Cinematography is the union of art and technology. Its techniques and practices cannot be judged alone. Effective cinematography is that which works for the film and its context. Roles on a film set which integrate to create cinematography include the screenwriter, ¬†director, actors and producer above the line. Below the line, important roles include that […]

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Harry Potter and the Prisoners of Transnational Film

For decades film has been seen as vital to nation-building. A country’s identity was claimed by the cinema it produced. As such, countries competed to lead the film industry. Up until World War I, France dominated¬† world film production (source). However, by the 1930’s, 80% of films screened around the world had roots in Hollywood […]

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