L.A. Crash Filmschool

e-learning with the Oscar award-winning movie Crash

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Task 1: Describe the following terms in your own words: mise-en-scene, cinematography, editing and sound. You may well use the websites and worksheets given underneath.

You will find lots of usefull information on film on the web. There are several links to websites we recommend for a general intro as well as for a glossary.

The worksheet "The Language of Film - Selected Terms for Film Analysis" ( PDF | 0.5 MB ) will be a great help for you too. The most important terms are summarized and visualized.
[ Liebelt, Wolf (2003): The Language of Film: Fachausdrücke, Interpretationsfragen und Redemittellisten für die Arbeit mit Filmen im Englischunterricht. In: Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Lehrerbildung und Schulentwicklung (NiLS) (Hrsg.). NLI - Tipps für die Medienpraxis 6. Hildesheim: NiLS. ]