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  1. DESCRIBE "THE FRENCH NEW WAVE"
    Term used to describe French filmmakers of the late 1950s and 60's
  2. WHEN WAS THERE A RISE OF NEW GENERATION OF FILMMAKERS AROUND THE WORLD
    • -50's and 60's
    • -MOST influential came from FRANCE
  3. FRENCH FILMMAKERS WROTE FOR WHAT JOURNAL
    Cahiers du cinema
  4. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR STARTING THE NEW FRENCH WAVE
    Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut, Claude Chabrol and Eric Rohmer
  5. FILMS FROM THE NEW FRENCH WAVE WERE KNOWN FOR WHAT
    • -Conscious rejection of classical cinematic form
    • -Experimentation with editing visual style and narrative
    • -Focus was on realism
    • -Films were gritty/shot on location
    • -The exact opposite of a studio film
  6. DEFINE AUTEURS
    • -the presumed or actual author of a film
    • -Usually identified as the director

    -certain group of directors in Hollywood whose work was unmatched artistically
  7. does an auteur actually write scripts
    NO
  8. EXAMPLES OF AUTEURS
    -John Ford, Orson Wells, Alfred Hitchcock

    -they were responsible for bringing film to the same level as popular literature
  9. Facts about ALFRED HITCHCOCK
    • -Born in London
    • -Notorious for making thriller/suspense films that garnered interest world wide
    • -Became one of the most celebrated directors in American film history
    • -Known as the master of suspense…
  10. WHAT ARE SOME TRADEMARKS OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK
    • -was known to always cast blondes
    • -Many of his films deal with a case of mistaken identity
    • -Hitchcock made cameo appearances in each of his films
    • -He would draw out every scene
    • -He only shot those shots and thereby gave the editor only one way to cut the film
  11. DEFINE HOLLYWOOD FILM BRATS
    -Auteur Directors of the 1970’s

    -known as “whiz kids”, “wonder kids”
  12. WHAT DID THE HOLLYWOOD FILM BRATS HAVE TO OFFER
    • -Fresh creative talent
    • -Ability to adapt to the industry during a time of change
  13. WHAT HAPPENED BETWEEN THE 1960s AND THE 1970s IN HOLLYWOOD
    • -Hollywood was changing from its classical Hollywood studio era
    • -Attendance was at an all time low
    • -Studios lost money and began to crumble
  14. ALL EXCEPT WHICH STUDIOS WERE BOUGHT OUT BY CONGLOMERATES
    20TH CENTURY FOX, COLUMBIA, AND DISNEY
  15. EXAMPLES OF STUDIOS THAT WERE BOUGHT OUT BY NON FILM COMPANIES
    • Universal-BY MCA
    • Paramount-BY Gulf & Western
    • Warner Bros-BY Kinney National Service
  16. WHAT WAS THE PLAN OF COMPANIES THAT BOUGHT OUT STUDIOS
    • The idea of hiring people with a degree was interesting to them
    • Hired new directors so they could be hired for much less
    • bonus, these young filmmakers knew what younger audiences wanted to see
  17. DEFINE FILM SCHOOL GENERATION
    fresh directors that started to work in film industry with degrees in film making
  18. NAME SOME DIRECTORS PART OF THE FILM SCHOOL GENERATION
    • George Lucas,
    • Brian De Palma,
    • Steven Spielberg
  19. FACTS ABOUT FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
    -He was the 1st, a little older than the others

    -Regarded as the person who started the Film Brat Movement

    -Bridged the gap between Old Hollywood and the Film School Generation

    -American Zoetrope (zoh-trope)
  20. DEFINE HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER
    -Big budget Hollywood movies backed by a promotional machine

    -Toys, commercials, radio ads, etc
  21. WHAT HAPPENS IN THE 60s
    -Hollywood and studios are on rocky ground.

    -They are beginning to struggle financially

    ^^lasted up until 70s

    -The classical studio system was breaking up
  22. CHANGES IN THE 1970s
    • -Film brats
    • -Production had become more independent
    • -The role of the studio had changed
    • -They now would help finance and distribute pictures
    • -Companies would use lots and space
    • -The market was changing
    • -Adults were no longer going to the movies.
    • -They must aim at a new target, KIDS
  23. WHAT WAS CONSIDERED HOLLYWOOD'S FIRST SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER
    • JAWS
    • -Original production budget was 3.5m
    • -was released on June 20, 1975 (Most big films were released in the Christmas season)
  24. what was done To compensate for the odd release date of JAWS
    the studio spent an additional 2.5 million on the promotional campaign

    Things such as commercial tie ins, toys, music on radio, fast food etc.
  25. HOW DID THE EXTRA PROMOTION HELP JAWS
    sold 25 million tickets in 38 days

    JAWS was a social, economic, and industrial phenomenon

    marks the beginning of the Summer hit

    changed where movies were viewed

    the beginning of special effects in movies
  26. define Independent films
    films made for a very low budget, by a single person or small group
  27. WHAT AUDIENCE ARE INDY FILMS DIRECTED TOWARDS
    a particular market such as directly to Home Video or Film Festivals
  28. describe THE AESTHETICs OF INDY FILMS
    -different look cause of limited resources available

    -forced to use old borrowed equipment

    • -BONUS: INDY, low budget film is sometimes sought after, even if films are not low budget/ truly indy
    • -must find film stock, tape, or short ends
  29. how is indy market becoming more popular
    -when indy films find success, they are purchased by larger companies and studios

    -this makes indy market more lucrative/popular

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