Wednesday, August 6, 2014

How to Close Read the Language of Film

When students are challenged to “close read” a movie, they must not only learn how to deconstruct the story, they must understand the many elements and techniques that are used by filmmakers to create the total effect, says expert Frank Baker, writng in this series about close reading for MiddleWeb.

Additionally, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) offers educators these free, downloadable teacher guides which are excellent resources for introducing and reinforcing the "languages of film."

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