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Montage Theory

Montage Theory

Author: Maria Tucker
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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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Notes on "Montage Theory"

Citations:

Image of Sergei Eisenstein, Public Domain


Image of Romance Sentimental, Fair Use

http://archive.org/details/RomanceSentimentale

Image of Lev Kuleshov, Fair Use


Image of Soccer Ball, Public Domain

http://www.clker.com/clipart-4562.html

Image of Girl and Soccer Ball, Public Domain

http://www.clker.com/clipart-9458.html

Image of Little Girl, Public Domain


Image of Cemetery, Creative Commons


Image of Alfred Hitchcock, Public Domain


Movie still of Psycho, Fair Use

http://archive.org/details/Psycho-Featurette

Image of Mozzhukhin Experiment, Public Domain

http://anysoundyoulike.wordpress.com/category/theo...

TERMS TO KNOW
  • 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.

  • Sergei Eisenstein

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

  • 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.

  • a + b = c

    Equation used to label images and definite Montage Theory.

  • 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.