Information about cinema

Published on May 22, 2010

Author: chpolka



It’s showtime... : It’s showtime... Movies starts here…. A few words about history of film : A few words about history of film Cinematography is the making of lighting and camera choices when recording photographic images for the cinema. Film encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. A few words about history of film : A few words about history of film The origin of the name "film" comes from the fact that photographic film (also called film stock) has historically been the primary medium for recording and displaying motion pictures any other terms exist for an individual motion picture, including picture, picture show, moving picture, photo-play and flick. A common name for film in the United States is movie, while in Europe the term cinema is preferred. Additional terms for the field in general include the big screen, the silver screen, the cinema and the movies. First films : First films The world's first motion picture film, Roundhay Garden Scene. It directed by Louis Le Prince, on October 14, 1888 in the garden at Oakwood Grange in Roundhay, England. This event happened seven years before the Lumière Brothers Workers Leaving The Lumière Factory made the first paid exhibition on December 28, 1895 at Le Grand Café, in Paris. This date is known as the birth of cinema since it was the first time the cycle of production-distribution-exhibition happened. Shots : Shots Roundhay Garden Scene Workers Leaving The Lumière Factory Top 50 the greatest movies of all the time : Top 50 the greatest movies of all the time The Shawshank Redemption (1994) The Godfather (1972) The Godfather: Part II Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo(1966) Pulp Fiction (1994) Schindler's List (1993) 12 Angry Men (1957) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) The Dark Knight (2008) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) Star Wars (1977) Casablanca (1942) Shichinin no samurai (1954) Goodfellas (1990) Fight Club (1999) Cidade de Deus (2002) Top 50 the greatest movies of all the time : Top 50 the greatest movies of all the time The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Rear Window (1954) The Usual Suspects (1995) Psycho (1960) C'era una volta il West (1968) The Silence of the Lambs (1991) The Matrix (1999) Se7en (1995) Memento (2000) It's a Wonderful Life (1946) The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Sunset Blvd.(1950) Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) 32. North by Northwest (1959) Top 50 the greatest movies of all the time : Top 50 the greatest movies of all the time Citizen Kane (1941) Léon (1994) Apocalypse Now (1979) Forrest Gump (1994) American Beauty (1999) American History X (1998) Taxi Driver (1976) Vertigo (1958) Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Alien (1979) Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain (2001) Saving Private Ryan (1998) WALL·E (2008) A Clockwork Orange (1971) The Shining (1980) Paths of Glory (1957) The Departed (2006) The Greatest film directors : The Greatest film directors Sofia Coppola – dreamer The perfect movie: "Lost in Translation". Hypnotizing sadness Slide 10: George Lucas – alien The perfect movie: "Star Wars". A jump in the many light years ahead Slide 11: Milos Forman – rebel The perfect film: “One Flew Over the Cuckoo Nest”. Rebel with cause Slide 12: Pedro Almodovar - the provocateur The perfect movie: ”All About My Mother“ sad movie about women and death Slide 13: James Cameron - the driver The perfect movie: "Terminator". Low budget revolutionary techno-Noir Slide 14: Tim Burton – Goth The perfect movie: "Ed Wood". Mean movies, beautiful blouses ... Slide 15: Woody Allen – neurotic The perfect movie: Fun and melancholy in "Manhattan" Slide 16: Quentin Tarantino – babbler The perfect movie: "Reservoir Dogs". A Sundance for the stars Slide 17: David Fincher – perfectionist The perfect movie: "Fight Club". A unique and beautiful snowflakes Slide 18: Peter Jackson – Hobbit The ideal film Trilogy: “The Lord of the Rings.“ 11 hours of pure cinematic magic Slide 19: Stanley Kubrick – recluse The perfect movie: “A Space Odyssey 2001” Beyond Infinity ... Slide 20: Francis Ford Coppola - Quiet Flows the Don The perfect movie: "Apocalypse Now". Journey into the heart of darkness Slide 21: Steven Spielberg - a great craftsman The perfect movie: "Alien". Stranger amoung own people Slide 22: Alfred Hitchcock – puppeteer The perfect movie: "Vertigo". Hich takes new heights :  Action films Adventure films Comedy films Crime & Gangster Films Drama Films Epics/Historical Films Horror Films Musicals (Dance) Films Science Fiction Films War (Anti-War) Films Westerns Main Film Genres Action Films : Action Films Action films usually include high energy, big-budget and chases, possibly with rescues, battles, fights, escapes, destructive crises (floods, explosions, natural disasters, fires, etc.) non-stop motion, spectacular rhythm and adventurous, often two-dimensional “good-guy” heroes (or recently, heroines) battling “bad guys” - all designed for pure audience escapism Includes the James Bond “fantasy” spy/espionage series, martial arts films, and so-called “blaxploitation” films. A major sub-genre is the disaster film. Definition : Definition Blaxploitation - is a film genre that emerged in the United States in the early 1970s when many exploitation films were made that targeted an audience of urban black people; These films starred primarily black actors. (спекуляция на проблематике чернокожего населения (в кинематографе, литературе) фильмы для чернокожих; "негритянское кино" (жанр низкобюджетных кинофильмов; обычно рассчитаны афроамериканскую аудиторию) Posters : Posters Adventures movies : Adventures movies Adventure films are usually exciting stories, with new experiences or exotic locales, very similar to or often paired with the action film genre. They can include traditional swashbucklers, serialized films, and historical spectacles (similar to the epics film genre), searches or expeditions for lost continents, "jungle" and "desert" epics, treasure hunts, disaster films, or searches for the unknown. Definition : Definition Swashbucklers - an action-adventure subgenre often characterised by sword fighting and adventurous heroic characters, often set in Renaissance Western Europe with appropriately lavish costumes. (фильм, книга, где главный действующий герой - головорез, сумасброд ) Posters : Posters Comedy : Comedy Comedies are light-hearted plots consistently and deliberately designed to amuse and provoke laughter (with one-liners, jokes, etc.) by exaggerating the situation, the language, action, relationships and characters. This section describes various forms of comedy through cinematic history, including slapstick, screwball, spoofs and parodies, romantic comedies, black comedy (dark satirical comedy), and more. Definition : Definition Slapstick - is a type of comedy involving exaggerated violence and activities which exceed the boundaries of common sense. These exaggerated depictions are often found in children's cartoons, and light film comedies aimed at younger audiences (буффонада) Screwball - considered to be definitive of the genre usually feature farcical situations, a combination of slapstick with fast-paced repartee, and a plot involving courtship and marriage or remarriage. (эксцентричное кино) Spoof - make a parody of (пародия) Posters : Posters Drama movies : Drama movies Dramas are serious, plot-driven presentations, portraying realistic characters, settings, life situations, and stories involving intense character development and interaction. Usually, they are not focused on special-effects, comedy, or action. Dramatic films are probably the largest film genre, with many subsets. Including melodramas, epics (historical dramas), or romantic genres. Dramatic biographical films (or "biopics") are a major sub-genre, as are “adult” films (with mature subject content). Posters : Posters Science Fiction Films : Science Fiction Films Sci-fi films are often quasi-scientific, visionary and imaginative - complete with heroes, aliens, distant planets, impossible quests, improbable settings, fantastic places, great dark and shadowy villains, futuristic technology, unknown and unknowable forces, and extraordinary monsters (”things or creatures from space”), either created by mad scientists or by nuclear havoc. They are sometimes an offshoot of fantasy films, or they share some similarities with action/adventure films. Science fiction often expresses the potential of technology to destroy humankind and easily overlaps with horror films, particularly when technology or alien life forms become malevolent. Posters : Posters Do you know that…? : Do you know that…? “King Kong” was Adolf Hitler's favorite movie. The producers of the movie “Gone With The Wind” were fined 5,000 dollars for allowing the word “damn“ to be heard within the movie‘s dialog. In the 1960 movie "Psycho" by Alfred Hitchcock, chocolate syrup was used to show the blood in the shower scene. Actor Richard Gere was considered to play the role of John McClane in the movie “Die Hard”. Bruce Willis played the part instead. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20. “Cinématon” is a 151-hour long experimental film by French director Gérard Courant. It is considered to be the longest film ever released. “Avatar” is the most expensive movie of all time, more than $300 million, also became the first movie to ever earn more than $2 billion worldwide Let’s play a little… : Let’s play a little… I am going to check up your knowledge about cinema Guess : Guess Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Shining Keep on : Keep on Pretty woman Four rooms One more try  : One more try  Я шагаю по Москве Белое солнце пустыни Don’t give up  : Don’t give up  Home alone Ace Ventura The last one  : The last one  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Back to the future Good job : Good job You did it    Film festivals : Film festivals Kyiv International Film Festival «Molodist» It started in 1970 at the Karpenko Kariy Kyiv Institute of Theatrical Arts as a 2-day festival where 33 students` films were presented. Now this young shoot turned into the week-long holiday of  an international scale and the amount of films presented is now increased 100 times (this year  nearly 300 films are to be shown)! From the very beginning the festival was not only for Ukrainian participants, moreover, often they were not students, but also young professionals from Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Russia. Competition program now included films from the Baltic states, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and German filmmakers. Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist is held in Kyiv annually during the last week of October. The Festival is a legal entity belonging to the Union of Filmmakers of Ukraine, which sets out: • to analyze the main trends and tendencies in the work of young filmmakers around the world • to establish and broaden creative contacts between young filmmakers and between film schools • to recognize new personalities in modern film art • to integrate Ukrainian film into the global process of cinema art and industry Prizes : Prizes The Yves Montand prize gets the best  young actor of the whole competition program of the festival. The winner gets the monetary award or material prize of 1 000 EUR and jury diploma. Grand Prix is awarded for the best film of the whole competition program. The Grand Prix winner gets the festival's symbol statuette «Scythian deer», monetary award of 10,000 USD and jury diploma. Venice Film Festival : Venice Film Festival The first "Esposizione d'Arte Cinematografica" came into being in 1932 as part of the 18th Venice Biennale (from 6 July to 21 August 1932) under the auspices of Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata, President of the Biennale, the sculptor Antonio Maraini, General Secretary, and Luciano De Feo, General Secretary of the International Institute for Educational Cinema, based in Rome. Luciano De Feo was the very first director-selector. The very first film to be shown in the history of the Festival was Rouben Mamoulian's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, screened at 9.15 p.m. on 6 August 1932. The 67th Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will run 1st to 11th September 2010 at Venice Lido. The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote all the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. The Festival includes retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution towards raising awareness of the history of cinema. Quentin Tarantino President of the Intl. Jury for the Venezia 67 Competition The awards of the Venice Film Festival : The awards of the Venice Film Festival Golden Lions for Best Film and major awards since 1934 Coppa Volpi for best actors since 1935 Berlinale : Berlinale Since the Berlinale 2006 a three-person international jury awards the Best First Feature Award to a debut film in the Competition, the Panorama, the Forum or the Generation section. The prize is worth 50,000 Euro and is donated by the Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten (GWFF). The International Short Film Jury awards a Golden and a Silver Bear in the competition of the Berlinale Shorts section. Furthermore, the Prix EFA and the DAAD Short Film Award are awarded by this jury. The Crystal Bears, the main prizes in the Generation section, are awarded by a Children’s Jury and a Youth Jury. The International Jury of the Generation Kplus competition awards the prizes of the "Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk" charity. The Berlinale awards two official honours. Honorary Golden Bears honour great personalities in cinema. The Berlinale Kamera is usually presented to the personality to whom the Homage is dedicated. Prizes and honours : Prizes and honours The most important prizes at the Berlinale are the Golden and Silver Bears. These are awarded by the International Jury to films in the Competition and belong to the most respected awards in the world of film. The Berlinale Kamera is usually presented to the personality to whom the Homage is dedicated. I can a lot to tell about the cinema, but I think from you it's more than enough :) : I can a lot to tell about the cinema, but I think from you it's more than enough :) Thank you for attention, Girls and Pasha))) : Thank you for attention, Girls and Pasha))) By Olya Chechel

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