Frame Rates and Interlacing
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Frame Rates and Interlacing

There’s no experience quite like sitting in a movie theater and watching a film. Since it’s inception, film has had a special look and feel to it that many video producers have tried to emulate. In this segment, you’ll learn about interlaced footage, progressive footage, frame rates, and footage conversion. A solid understanding of these […]

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In The Mood For Love: Frames Within Frames
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In The Mood For Love: Frames Within Frames

When I write these film analyses, I usually start by watching the film with a notepad, writing down all the things I think are interesting. When I started watching Wong Kar-wai’s ‘In the Mood for Love’, the first thing I wrote was: meaning that every single shot feature characters not only framed by the rectangle […]

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Frame By Frame: Hollywood Blacklisting
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Frame By Frame: Hollywood Blacklisting

Hi. I’m Wheeler Winston Dixon, James Ryan Professor of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and this is Frame By Frame, and today I want to talk about a very serious subject: the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The blacklist has its roots in the Great Depression, which was the result […]

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Frame By Frame: Auteur Theory
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Frame By Frame: Auteur Theory

Hi. I’m Wheeler Winston Dixon, James Ryan professor of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and this is Frame By Frame. And I want to speak for a few moments about the “auteur theory.” Amazingly, in America, which is kind of the capitol of film production in the world, or one of the major […]

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Dunkirk IMAX® Behind the Frame

where are we going? Dunkirk There are 400,000 men trapped in one place on a beach that backs to the sea the enemy closing in on Alden and it’s just a matter of time before they face surrender or annihilation the fact that this story does not end in either surrender or annihilation this all […]

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Paul Thomas Anderson: Frames Within Frames
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Paul Thomas Anderson: Frames Within Frames

A little movie within a big movie. A step back from the film within a film reveals its form, where the audience’s focus is directed to a smaller, isolated subject at the heart of the screen. Anderson’s first attempts at frames-within-frames remind us of the everyday poetry found in a wedding home video. 16mm, video, […]

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