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Key Terminology

Basic Terms

Glossary of terms with links to examples

A Huge Glossary of Key Terms

Examples of Film Analysis


Janus Films — Ingmar Bergman's Cinema: A Centennial Retrospective
Persona, Ingmar Bergman (1966)

Cinematography basics

More on Cinematography

Basic Shots

Top 10 Cinematographers

More on Basic Shot Types

Online Cinematography lessons

Professional Cinematography advice

The 10 Best Scenes in Andrei Tarkovsky Films | Taste Of Cinema ...
Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky (1979)


Using Natural Light in Cinematography

Martin Scorsese discusses Cinematography


2001: A Space Odyssey / Awesome - TV Tropes
2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick (1968)


Editing Key Terms

Basic Editing Principles

More Basic Principles

Creative use of Transitions


The Elements of Mine-en-Scene

Mise-en-Scene Analysis

Mise-en-Scene in Detail

More Mise-en-Scene Examples



The Elements of Sound in Film

Sound in Film: History and Importance


Ju Dou (1990) – MUBI

Analysing Performance

Performance in Film Key Terms

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