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Montage Theory

Montage Theory

Author: Nancy Esslinger
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In this lesson you will learn to define and recognize the use of montage theory, an important approach to filmmaking.

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Terms to Know
Alfred Hitchcock

English film director noted for his suspenseful movies. Hitchcock often used montage to intensify the suspense and horror in his work.

Intellectual Montage

A system of editing that uses the dynamics of colliding images to create a new abstract image or idea not necessarily related to the previous two images.

Kuleshov Effect

A film technique named after Russian psychologist Lev Kuleshov, who experimented to discover that viewing a picture followed by another picture induces a thought.

Sergei Eisenstein

Russian film director who pioneered the use of montage in film in the 1920s.

Soviet Montage

An approach to filmmaking which uses quick film editing and the juxtaposition of unrelated sometimes conflicting images in rapid succession to impart meaning.

a + b = c

Equation used to label images and definite Montage Theory.