Chapter 3 Assignment for the Film Critic:
Read and engage in materials from chapter 3 listed below:
*After engaging in all materials and listening to the interview with Lawrence Toppman, answer three of the following questions in the comments section below:
- What did you find most interesting about the film history timeline? Why? Defend your answer in detail.
- What do you feel has been the most important historical aspect of audience/technology in filmmaking? Why? Defend your answer in detail.
- Which stage of the filmmaking process do you feel is most interesting/important? Why? Defend your answer in detail.
- Which film theory do you most subscribe to at this point as you consider film criticism? Do you feel that may change as you engage in more film criticism? Why or how?Defend your answer.
Bonus question for consideration and dialogue next week: Which crew position did you learn the most about (or did you enjoy learning about) from exploring the responsibilities? What was interesting about that position?
*Please post your responses at the bottom of this page before 11:59 pm on Monday, September 17.