Video on film making?

Gary Handman (
Thu, 20 Aug 1998 08:55:16 -0700

Besides the Annenberg American Cinema installment on film language, does
anyone know of a good introduction (on video) to film grammar and
technique...something that demonstrates, say,
types of camera placement and movement, editing conventions, etc. I'm
looking more for something to show film history students than film
production students. Films for the Humanities has a BBC series (The
Language of Film), but it doesn't quite look like it fits the bill.

You assistance will be greatly appreciated!

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

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