the effectiveness of the black and white medium.

Before attempting this assignment make sure that you have completed the comfort zone module. Write the assignment in your word processor and save it as either a .doc or .docx or .pdf file. Save the file with the name of your film only.
Choose one of the following:
The 39 Steps (1935) NR
The Artist (2011) PG13
Double Indemnity (1944) NR
Laura (1944) NR
Rebecca (1940) NR
This assignment focuses on the effectiveness of the black and white medium. It is also a preparation for the final film assignment, which is in a similar format. DO NOT repeat scenes. Choose a different one for each application.
subjective statement regarding that film. Include the name of the director underlined.
In the second paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the mise en scene. How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant scene and apply one mise en scene term (underline that term) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the third paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the music; include the name of the composer. How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant scene and apply one music function (underline that function) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the fourth paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the editing; include the name of the editor(s). How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant sequence and apply one editing term (underline that term) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the fifth paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the cinematography; include the name of the cinematographer(s). How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant scene and apply one cinematography term (underline that term) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the last paragraph discuss the effectiveness of the black and white medium. Then present a two sentence conclusion that reflects the substance of the paper.
points
1 director identified and underlined
2 overall effectiveness
2 mise en scene effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate mise en scene term used
.5 term underlined
3 reinforcement
2 music effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate music function used
.5 function underlined
3 reinforcement
2 editing effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate editing term used
.5 term underlined
3 reinforcement
2 cinematography effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate cinematography term used
.5 term underlined
3 reinforcement
2 medium discussion
2 conclusion
1 spelling, sentence, grammar
40 total
Opening – Like any good paper begin this with an opening statement that sets up the content of the rest of the paper. Include a subjective statement as to what you thought of the film. Include the director and underline the name. Do not use terminology in this paragraph. Using terminology will make the statement invalid.
Mise en scene opening – Set up the discussion of the mise en scene with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Mise en scene application – Choose a scene that is important within the film, one that uses some aspect of the mise en scene* in an obvious way to support the importance of that scene. *set/location, costumes, properties, make-up, lighting
Music opening – Set up the discussion of the music with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Music application – Choose a scene that is important within the film, one that uses one of the music functions* in an obvious way to support the importance of that scene. *mood, time, place, transition, social reference, building tension, conditioned response (from the viewer), pacing, traveling music, character’s state of mind, foreshadowing, supporting dialogue (in what way?), creating continuity
Editing opening – Set up the discussion of the editing with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Editing application – Choose a sequence that is important within the film, one that uses some aspect of editing* in an obvious way to support the importance of that sequence. *there was an exhaustive list of terms in the editing modules
Cinematography opening – Set up the discussion of the cinematography with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Cinematography application – Choose a scene that is important within the film, one that uses some aspect of cinematography* in an obvious way to support the importance of that scene. *there was an exhaustive list of terms in the cinematography modules

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