New PDF release: Art History for Filmmakers: The Art of Visual Storytelling

By Gillian McIver

considering cinema's earliest days, literary variation has supplied the flicks with tales; and so we use literary phrases like metaphor, metonymy and synecdoche to explain visible issues. yet there's differently of movie, and that's via its dating with the visible arts – usually portray, the oldest of the paintings varieties.

Art background for Filmmakers is an inspiring consultant to how photographs from paintings can be utilized by way of filmmakers to set up interval aspect, and to educate composition, colour thought and lighting fixtures. The e-book seems on the key moments within the improvement of the Western portray, and the way those turned a part of the Western visible tradition from which cinema emerges, sooner than exploring how work should be consultant of other genres, resembling horror, intercourse, violence, realism and fable, and the way the photographs in those work connect to cinema.

Insightful case reports discover the hyperlinks among artwork and cinema throughout the paintings of 7 high-profile filmmakers, together with Peter Greenaway, Peter Webber, Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Guillermo del Toro, Quentin Tarantino and Stan Douglas. various sensible workouts are integrated within the textual content, which might be conducted singly or in small teams.

Featuring wonderful full-color photographs, Art historical past for Filmmakers offers budding filmmakers with a realistic advisor to how photographs from paintings will help to advance their realizing of the visible language of film.

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