Frame Analysis

Frame Analysis: THE BLING RING

Choose one (1) of the following frames and produce a detailed analysis of what you see. Exercise your best judgment about what to write about in terms of m-e-s, the shot and the frame. If you can't explain why you are writing about something, don't write about it.

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Frame Analysis: LOST IN TRANSLATION

Choose two (2) of the following images and analyze mise-en-scène in terms of mood, the affective and emotional states, evoked by the image. Explain what the mood is that you get from these frames (and the scenes from which they are drawn) and what aspects of m-e-s are important to setting that mood.

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Frame Analysis: ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND

Choose two (2) of the following frames and write an analysis of one or more of the following elements. Be sure to explain why you think your selected elements are worth noting.

  • Shot angle and distance.
  • Focus (depth).
  • Color values.
  • Production design/setting.

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Frame Analysis: THE DESCENDANTS

UPDATE (M 4/28): If needed, you may take until F 5/2 to submit this Frame Analysis.

Choose two (2) of the following frames based on contrasts between one or more of the following. Write an analysis that compares and contrasts the frames on the relevant elements.

  • Shot angle and distance.
  • Focus (depth).
  • Framing.
  • Form.
  • Composition.
  • Staging positions.
  • Setting.

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