An Introduction to Film Analysis: Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

4.27 avg rating
( 15 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780826430014: An Introduction to Film Analysis: Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

An Introduction to Film Analysis combines an introduction to filmmaking technique with rigorous and comprehensive training in film interpretation. Composed in an accessible style yet conversant with the latest, most advanced critical theories and methods, this innovative textbook can be reliably used on both the undergraduate and the graduate level.
The book begins with chapters that familiarize students with the basic components of film technique. It connects technique to meaning and demonstrates, through numerous examples, how particular uses of film technique generate different meanings. Students will learn how films are made and how values are promoted, ideas communicated, and rhetorical arguments advanced through film technique. The second part of the book covers a range of interpretive methods, theories, and concerns. In each section, the author offers a sample reading of a film, followed by an "interpretive exercise" with suggestions for students to use in performing their own film interpretation.

Carefully structured, beautifully written, and illustrated throughout, An Introduction to Film Analysis provides a thorough grounding in the subject for students around the world.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Michael Ryan is Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs in the School of Communications and Theater at Temple University. He

Review:

Here is an ideal text for film study -- perfect for both beginning and advanced students. An exhaustive, thoughtful and entertaining single source that provides an insightful survey of film vocabulary, narrative, scene composition, camera work, art direction, and editing -- as well as an accessible introduction to the various schools of film theory. Michael Ryan and Melissa Lenos furnish everything needed to construct a compete film course with copious citations of apposite films to illustrate the many concepts introduced. This is sure to become a standard work for college film departments.--Mark Rosenthal is the writer of numerous feature films. He teaches film at Temple University and is a member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

RYAN, MICHAEL
Published by MacMillan Publishers
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MacMillan Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0826430015

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
73.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.63
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Melissa Lenos
Published by Continuum Publishing Corporation (2012)
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Continuum Publishing Corporation, 2012. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # FV-9780826430014

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
87.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Michael Ryan; Melissa Lenos
Published by Bloomsbury Academic (2012)
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bloomsbury Academic, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0826430015

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
102.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Melissa Lenos, Michael Ryan
Published by Continuum Publishing Corporation, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Continuum Publishing Corporation, United States, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. An Introduction to Film Analysis combines an introduction to filmmaking technique with rigorous and comprehensive training in film interpretation. Composed in an accessible style yet conversant with the latest, most advanced critical theories and methods, this innovative textbook can be reliably used on both the undergraduate and the graduate level. The book begins with chapters that familiarize students with the basic components of film technique. It connects technique to meaning and demonstrates, through numerous examples, how particular uses of film technique generate different meanings. Students will learn how films are made and how values are promoted, ideas communicated, and rhetorical arguments advanced through film technique. The second part of the book covers a range of interpretive methods, theories, and concerns. In each section, the author offers a sample reading of a film, followed by an interpretive exercise with suggestions for students to use in performing their own film interpretation. Carefully structured, beautifully written, and illustrated throughout, An Introduction to Film Analysis provides a thorough grounding in the subject for students around the world. Bookseller Inventory # AA79780826430014

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
104.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Melissa Lenos, Michael Ryan
Published by Continuum Publishing Corporation, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Continuum Publishing Corporation, United States, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. An Introduction to Film Analysis combines an introduction to filmmaking technique with rigorous and comprehensive training in film interpretation. Composed in an accessible style yet conversant with the latest, most advanced critical theories and methods, this innovative textbook can be reliably used on both the undergraduate and the graduate level. The book begins with chapters that familiarize students with the basic components of film technique. It connects technique to meaning and demonstrates, through numerous examples, how particular uses of film technique generate different meanings. Students will learn how films are made and how values are promoted, ideas communicated, and rhetorical arguments advanced through film technique. The second part of the book covers a range of interpretive methods, theories, and concerns. In each section, the author offers a sample reading of a film, followed by an interpretive exercise with suggestions for students to use in performing their own film interpretation. Carefully structured, beautifully written, and illustrated throughout, An Introduction to Film Analysis provides a thorough grounding in the subject for students around the world. Bookseller Inventory # AA79780826430014

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
107.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Melissa Lenos
Published by Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bloomsbury Academic. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9780826430014

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
104.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Lenos Melissa Ryan Michael
Published by Continuum International Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Continuum International Publishing Group. Book Condition: New. pp. 288 , 160 Illus. Bookseller Inventory # 7909520

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
105.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Ryan, Michael
Published by Continuum Intl Pub Group (2012)
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Continuum Intl Pub Group, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 288 pages. 9.25x6.00x0.60 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0826430015

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
112.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

RYAN, MICHAEL,LENOS, MELISSA.
Published by Bloomsbury Academic (2012)
ISBN 10: 0826430015 ISBN 13: 9780826430014
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bloomsbury Academic, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780826430014 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0151968

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
112.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds