GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR DISCUSSIONS: Your contributions should be thoughtful and developed with detailed support from

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR DISCUSSIONS: Your contributions should be thoughtful and developed with detailed support from our materials.   Answer all parts of the question and use concepts from the course materials.  Use a professional style of communication, with attention to grammar, spelling, and typos; cite your sources, including class resources, in MLA format.  Do NOT use sources outside of the class. All writing should be your own. Short quotes are fine.

AVOID the words "In my opinion," "to me," "I think," "I feel" etc. State your ideas and support with information and concepts from class materials!

Write an in depth response (4-6 paragraphs) to the following question. 


Read and view the material on mise en scene, Eisenstein’s montage theory, and cinematography, utilizing the Yale Film Analysis Guide and the additional resources. View Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) (link in Week 6 Content).  Be sure to view the ’71 film with Gene Wilder, not the remake.  In your analysis, address the mise en scene (include cinematography) of a specific scene and include the role composition plays. Be sure to deal with the various components of mise en scene as outlined in this week’s materials. Pick a scene (may be a different scene) that incorporates montage and analyze it in terms of Eisenstein’s montage theory (which type of montage is it? Why?) and it’s dramatic/literary underpinnings.  (Note that just because there are edits/cuts in the scene, does not necessarily make it a montage — review info on montage in Class Content). Include cinematic concepts (use of camera). Use material on film technique/terminology from Week 6 contents, and add literary terminology (week 4),  dramatic elements (Intro to Theatre Week 5), or visual analysis (week 2) to provide context for the clip within the film and to support you analysis.

(Note: Be sure your focus is on analysis, not summary).

Important Links: 

Willy Wonka:


“Yale Film Analysis Parts 1-6"

  • Part 1 (Basic terms) auteur, diegesis, editing, flashforward flashback, focus, genres, mise-en-scene, story/plot, scene/sequence, shot 

  • Part 2 (Mise-en-scene) décor, rear projection, 3-point lighting, high-key lighting, low-key lighting, deep space, frontality, matte shot, offscreen space, shallow space, costume, typage 

  • Part 3 (Cinematography) color, contrast, deep focus, shallow focus, depth of field, exposure, racking focus, rate, telephoto shot, zoom shot, angle of framing, aspect ratio, level of framing, following shot, reframing, point of view shot, wide angle lens, extreme long shot, long shot, medium long shot, medium close-up, close-up, extreme close-up, crane shot, handheld camera, steady cam, pan, tilt, tracking shot, whip pan. 

  • Part 4 (Editing) transitions, cheat cut, crosscutting, cut-in, cut-away, dissolve, iris, establishing shot/reestablishing shot, shot/reverse shot, superimposition, wipe, eyeline match, graphic match, long Take, Plan-Sequence, overlapping editing, rhythm, continuity editing, montage, elliptical editing. 

  • Part 5 (Sound) sound bridge, sonic flashback, diegetic/non-diegetic sound, direct sound, non-simultaneous sound, off screen sound, post-synchronization dubbing, sound perspective, synchronous sound, voice over, quality. 

  • Part 6 (Analysis) Examples of scenes. 

A Visual Introduction to Soviet Montage Theory:

  • Montage

  • Intellectual Montage

Eisenstein and Montage:

  • Metric Montage

  • Rhythmic Montage

  • Tonal Montage

  • Overtonal Montage

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