Grammar of the Film Language by Daniel ArijonGrammar of the Film Language by Daniel Arijon

Grammar of the Film Language

byDaniel Arijon

Paperback | June 29, 1999

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This unique magnum opus -- 640 pages and 1,500 illustrations -- of the visual narrative techniques that form the "language of filmmaking has found an avid audience among student filmmakers everywhere. This "language" is basic to the very positioning and moving of players and cameras, as well as the sequencing and pacing of images. It does not date as new technologies alter the means of capturing images on film and tape. Basic to the very scripting of a scene or planning of a shoot Arijon's visual narrative formulas will enlighten anyone involved in the film industry -- including producers, directors, writers and animators etc.

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Title:Grammar of the Film LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 8.59 × 5.51 × 1.26 inPublished:June 29, 1999Publisher:Silman-James PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:187950507x

ISBN - 13:9781879505070

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As film technology advances, it becomes more apparent that there are certain truths and philosophies about filmmaking that will never change or become dated. Daniel Arijon discusses these ideas in a technical manner with his film student’s bible, Grammar of the Film Language. The author covers everything from the blocking of shots, handling actors and creating action to the sequencing and pacing of images.