Communication of meaning

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What is Denotation?
Refers to the literal meaning.
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What is Connotation?
Refers to the meaning that we attach. (Anchor)
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What is Anchorage?
The attachment of a meaning to an image.
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What is Mise en scene?
A french term, meaning what is put into a scene or a frame, with 5 elements; Props, Location, Positioning, Costume & Hair, Lighting.
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Examples for settings and props.
Western (brown and dull colors), romantic (more bright colors)
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Examples for facial expression and body language.
Sad, crossing your arms, happy, angry.
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Examples for positioning for characters/objects within the frame.
break up- sitting on the sofa far away from each other.
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Example for lighting and color.
Low key lighting, high key lighting, filter lighting, florescent and natural lighting.
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Example for costume, hair and make-up.
Tie (teacher, staff, business men)
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What is Diegetic?
This is the sound that matches the action on screen and the actors can hear it.
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What is Non Diegetic?
The sound which has been added in the editing stage, usually a soundtrack.
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What is Synchronous?
Sound which the actors can both see and hear.
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What is Non Synchronous?
This is the sound which cannot be matched to a visible source.
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Card 2

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What is Connotation?

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Refers to the meaning that we attach. (Anchor)

Card 3

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What is Anchorage?

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Card 4

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What is Mise en scene?

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Card 5

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Examples for settings and props.

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