Essays about: "Cinema"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the word Cinema.

  1. 1. The Rhythm of Expression : Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Form

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Erik Lind; [2019]
    Keywords : Merleau-Ponty; form; Gestalt; rhythm; phenomenology; expression; perception; cinema; Maldiney;

    Abstract : The intent of this essay is to shed light on the relevance and meaning of the concept of ”form” in Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology. Drawing on his early texts as well as on the published notes of his first course held at the Collège de France, we argue that the notion of form essentially carries two meanings in the thought of the philosopher. READ MORE

  2. 2. HDR and the Colorist : How new technology affects professionals in the motion picture industry

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Ljud- och musikproduktion

    Author : Jonas Westling; [2019]
    Keywords : HDR; High Dynamic Range; Colorist; Color correction; Color grading; Cinema; Motion picture; Digital video; Film; Postproduction;

    Abstract : By utilizing a Research through Design approach this master thesis studies how technological changes might affect professionals working in the motion picture industry, specifically; how the advent of HDR (High Dynamic Range) affects the colorist. The research questions formulated are the following; (1) How can color grading in HDR be approached? (2) What effect can HDR have on visual modality? (3) What specific affordances can HDR offer the colorist? (4) How can HDR affect the creative space of the colorist? Three of the research questions are derived from the theoretical framework applied in this master thesis; starting with the social semiotic implementation of the term modality (models of reality), the Gibsonian term affordance (possibilities for action and meaning making) and its use in communications research, and lastly; the concept of creative space in motion picture production. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Frankenstein Complex” in the Realm of Digital Humanities : Data Mining Classic Horror Cinema via Media History Digital Library (MHDL)

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Tianyu Jiang; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital Humanities; “Frankenstein Complex”; Meta-inquiry; Media History Digital Library; Arclight; Digital archive; Data mining; Classic horror cinema; Film phenomenology; Queer phenomenology; Horror spectatorship;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the complexity of digitalization and humanities research practices, with a specific focus on digital archives and film history research. I propose the term “Frankenstein Complex” to highlight and contextualize the epistemological collision and empirical challenges humanities scholars encounter when utilizing digital resources with digital methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. An artist book as an essay and an object

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för Konst (K)

    Author : Peter Norrman; [2019]
    Keywords : Artistic practice; Artist book; Archive; Art; Photography; Post-Documentary; Expanded Document; Time; Folded Time;

    Abstract : I am using the essay as a vehicle to make an artist book. The essay functions on several levels: As my master essay text. As an artist book and stand alone object. As a way to distill my artistic production during my time at Konstfack into a new work. READ MORE

  5. 5. How big is the big screen? Understanding the demand for experience goods: the case of the Swedish cinema market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Henrik Ekwall; Molly Guggenheimer; [2019]
    Keywords : Cinema; Swedish film industry; Demand for film; Film audience; Experience goods;

    Abstract : In this study, we analyze the factors that affect demand for theatrical films in Sweden, how they do so, and how these factors change with regards to a film's regional origin. An ordinary least squares model with cinema admissions as the dependent variable is developed on a sample of 1293 films released on Swedish cinemas in between 2012 and 2016. READ MORE