First Light Video DVD: How Hollywood Does It: Techniques of Genre

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First Light Video DVD: How Hollywood Does It: Techniques of Genre
Key Features
  • Instructors: Jeffrey Hill and Mark A. Graves
First Light Video's How Hollywood Does It: Techniques of Genre is a DVD that takes a look at the history, techniques, movements, and people who create motion pictures. Film genre, or the classification of film into categories is based upon designated characteristics that distinguish one film from another. Genre explores what characteristics indicate a film genre like horror, musical, Western, and comedy, and how viewers understand the story put before them. They remain a useful way to categorize and distinguish most films, so that audiences know what to expect. Most film critics agree on ten film genres: action-adventure, comedy, costume films, epics, horror, musical, science fiction and fantasy, suspense, war, and the western. This DVD discusses the following films and the genre of each: Angel and the Badman, The Road to Bali, Royal Wedding, My Man Godfrey, and The Big Combo.
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First Light Video's How Hollywood Does It: Techniques of Genre is a DVD that takes a look at the history, techniques, movements, and people who create motion pictures. Film genre, or the classification of film into categories is based upon designated characteristics that distinguish one film from another. Genre explores what characteristics indicate a film genre like horror, musical, Western, and comedy, and how viewers understand the story put before them. They remain a useful way to categorize and distinguish most films, so that audiences know what to expect. Most film critics agree on ten film genres: action-adventure, comedy, costume films, epics, horror, musical, science fiction and fantasy, suspense, war, and the western. This DVD discusses the following films and the genre of each: Angel and the Badman, The Road to Bali, Royal Wedding, My Man Godfrey, and The Big Combo.

Jeffrey Hill is an associate professor at Morehead State University, Department of Communication, Media and Leadership Studies. Dr. Mark Graves is an associate professor of English.

UPC: 709629227163

First Light Video F2716DVD Specs

CategoryFilm making
FormatDVD
LanguageEnglish
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