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Beyond Realism

Gillian McIver

Gillian McIver is filmmaker and Lecturer in Film at the SAE Institute, London, UK. She has curated art exhibitions, and worked as a filmmaker in Russia and Germany, as well as Canada, and remains based in London. Her artist films have been screened internationally on every continent, and she also works as a producer and director. She has been Visiting Lecturer at many institutions, and has taught at Roehampton University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art History for Filmmakers : The Art of Visual Storytelling

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...The dream sequence and the fantasy sequence, well known to even the earliest filmmakers, often echo and borrow from paintings that represent mythical worlds, fascinating symbols, and dream states. From the beginning, artists sought...

Pre-production and production procedures

Paul Wells

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Paul Wells is a professor of animation at Loughborough University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joanna Quinn

Joanna Quinn is a major figure in world animation, receiving two Academy Award nominations and winning Emmys, Baftas, and Jury prizes worldwide. She lectures at universities and film schools in Britain and abroad. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Les Mills

Les Mills was the course director in Film and Animation Production at the University of Wales. He now runs an animation production studio in Cardiff with Joanna Quinn. Les’s work has received an Oscar nomination and won three Emmys. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Animation 03: Drawing for Animation

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...titleAzur and AsmaranimatorMichel OcelotThe production processes under consideration in this chapter promote drawing as a facilitator as well as a mediator of ideas. If the Disney classical style prioritised the presentation of personality...

Ideology

Robert Edgar

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Robert Edgar is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts at York St John University, UK, where he teaches creative writing and film and television. Publications include Screenwriting (2009) and Directing Fiction (2010) and most recently the second edition of The Language of Film (Bloomsbury, 2015). Research projects include work on Hitchcock and Herrmann, contemporary television and Top Gear. Robert was a co-editor of The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Marland

John Marland is Senior Lecturer in Film and Literature at York St John University where he has both taught and developed undergraduate courses in Scriptwriting. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Rawle

Steven Rawle is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at York St. John University, UK, where he teaches film form and the politics of global cultural production at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Language of Film

Fairchild Books, 2015

Book chapter

...director Richard Lester Richard Lester is an interesting director forthose who are intrigued by the disruption of reality and film form. His playful style reminds the audience that they are watching a piece of fiction. The inclusion of John...

Making Meaning

Jane Barnwell

Jane Barnwell is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Media Practice at University of Westminster, UK - where she teaches practice and theory. Graduating from Leeds University and the Northern School of Film & Television she began her career at the BBC, before working as a freelance production designer. Recent production design projects include the British feature Axed (2012, R Driscoll, Lionsgate). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fundamentals of Film-Making

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...Film production students have been known to complain about how boring and unnecessary film theory can be. They do not understand how theorists have read into the content in such a detailed and seemingly bizarre fashion. It is true...

Heroes and Heroic Acts

Gillian McIver

Gillian McIver is filmmaker and Lecturer in Film at the SAE Institute, London, UK. She has curated art exhibitions, and worked as a filmmaker in Russia and Germany, as well as Canada, and remains based in London. Her artist films have been screened internationally on every continent, and she also works as a producer and director. She has been Visiting Lecturer at many institutions, and has taught at Roehampton University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art History for Filmmakers : The Art of Visual Storytelling

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Heroic depictions of mythical characters and history paintings that visually recounted great deeds and significant events were considered the highest achievement in art. History painting has always been about heroic acts, crucial battles...

Conclusion: How can we use art History in Filmmaking?

Gillian McIver

Gillian McIver is filmmaker and Lecturer in Film at the SAE Institute, London, UK. She has curated art exhibitions, and worked as a filmmaker in Russia and Germany, as well as Canada, and remains based in London. Her artist films have been screened internationally on every continent, and she also works as a producer and director. She has been Visiting Lecturer at many institutions, and has taught at Roehampton University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art History for Filmmakers : The Art of Visual Storytelling

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Whether we realize it or not, there is a relationship between the long history of art and what filmmakers do. Of course, no film is simply the product of its director; a film happens when the director puts together his or her vision of how...

Introduction

Gillian McIver

Gillian McIver is filmmaker and Lecturer in Film at the SAE Institute, London, UK. She has curated art exhibitions, and worked as a filmmaker in Russia and Germany, as well as Canada, and remains based in London. Her artist films have been screened internationally on every continent, and she also works as a producer and director. She has been Visiting Lecturer at many institutions, and has taught at Roehampton University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art History for Filmmakers : The Art of Visual Storytelling

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...How Does Art History Relate to Cinema History? At its simplest, art history is the history of painters and paintings, or paintings together with other art forms such as sculpture, from prehistoric times (more than 50,000 years ago) up...

Sex and Violence

Gillian McIver

Gillian McIver is filmmaker and Lecturer in Film at the SAE Institute, London, UK. She has curated art exhibitions, and worked as a filmmaker in Russia and Germany, as well as Canada, and remains based in London. Her artist films have been screened internationally on every continent, and she also works as a producer and director. She has been Visiting Lecturer at many institutions, and has taught at Roehampton University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art History for Filmmakers : The Art of Visual Storytelling

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Sex and violence are well represented in every major museum art collection, and sexuality and violence are well represented—and sensationalized—throughout the history of art. Some filmmakers have quite often simply borrowed sexual...

Drawing and narrative

Paul Wells

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Paul Wells is a professor of animation at Loughborough University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joanna Quinn

Joanna Quinn is a major figure in world animation, receiving two Academy Award nominations and winning Emmys, Baftas, and Jury prizes worldwide. She lectures at universities and film schools in Britain and abroad. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Les Mills

Les Mills was the course director in Film and Animation Production at the University of Wales. He now runs an animation production studio in Cardiff with Joanna Quinn. Les’s work has received an Oscar nomination and won three Emmys. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Animation 03: Drawing for Animation

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

Book chapter

...titleBox improvisationanimatorKimberley RiceThroughout this book, stress has been placed on the versatility of drawing in facilitating the animation process. Drawing is first and foremost a complex tool in expressing a range of ideas...

Intertextuality

Robert Edgar

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Robert Edgar is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts at York St John University, UK, where he teaches creative writing and film and television. Publications include Screenwriting (2009) and Directing Fiction (2010) and most recently the second edition of The Language of Film (Bloomsbury, 2015). Research projects include work on Hitchcock and Herrmann, contemporary television and Top Gear. Robert was a co-editor of The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Marland

John Marland is Senior Lecturer in Film and Literature at York St John University where he has both taught and developed undergraduate courses in Scriptwriting. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Steven Rawle

Steven Rawle is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at York St. John University, UK, where he teaches film form and the politics of global cultural production at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Language of Film

Fairchild Books, 2015

Book chapter

...directorKenneth BranaghEvery filmmaker is a Dr. Frankenstein, creating a new body from existing parts. Each movie is a patchwork of tissue taken from other movies. Only be sure you know where the pieces come from and the effect...