Two page paper addressing the mise en scene of the film

Elements for analyzing mise en scene

Identify the components of the shot, but explaining the meaning or significance behind those components and connecting the shot to the themes of the film

1. Dominant: Where is the eye attracted first? Why?

2. Lighting key: High key? Low key? High contrast? Some combination of these?

3. Shot and camera proxemics: What type of shot? How far away is the camera from the action?

4. Angle: Is the viewer (through the eye of the camera) looking up or down on the subject? Or is the camera neutral (eye level)?

5. Color values: What is the dominant color? Are there contrasting foils? Is there color symbolism?

6. Lens/filter/stock: How do these distort or comment on the

photographed materials?

7. Subsidiary contrasts: What are the main eye-stops after taking in the dominant?

8. Density: How much visual information is packed into the image? Is the texture stark, moderate, or highly detailed?

9. Composition: How is the two-dimensional space segmented and organized? What is the underlying design?

10. Form: Open or closed? Does the image suggest a window that arbitrarily isolates a fragment of the scene? Or a proscenium arch, in which the visual elements are carefully arranged and held in balance?

11. Framing: Tight or loose? Do characters have little to no room to move, or can they move freely without impediments?

12. Depth: On how many planes is the image composed? Does the background or foreground comment in any way on the midground?

13. Character placement: What part of the framed space do the characters occupy? Center? Top? Bottom? Edges? Why?

14. Staging positions: Which way do the characters look vis-à-vis the camera?

15. Character proxemics: How much space is between the

characters?

What are the 4 distinct formal elements that make up a film’s mise en scene?

• staging of the action

• physical setting and decor

• the manner in which these materials are framed

• the manner in which they are photographed

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more