Thursday, 11 June 2009

Textual Analysis.

Textual analysis is the process of breaking down a text into its various elements and studying them to analyse how meaning is created. When analysing moving image media (Such as film or Television). We must examine the following areas:

  • Camera work (shots, angles, movements)
  • Editing (how shots have been put togeather)
  • Sound (both digetic and non-digetic)
  • Special effects (if there any)
  • Mise-en-scene (Costumes, Makeup, Facial expressions, Props, Settings, Performance).

Camer Shots.

  • Wide shot/Establishing shot
  • Long shot
  • 3/4 shot
  • Mid shot
  • Mediun close up
  • Close up
  • Big close up
  • Extreme close up
  • Point of view
  • Over the shoulder shot

Camer Angles.

  • Low
  • Canted
  • High
  • Worms eye
  • Eye level
  • Birds eye/ Ariel

Camer Movements.

  • Crab
  • Pan
  • Tilt
  • Dolly
  • Steadicam
  • Hand-held cam

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