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Horror film aesthetics
Thomas M. Sipos

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Horror film aesthetics
creating the visual language of fear
Thomas M. Sipos

Published 2010 by McFarland & Company in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"A practical "how to" guide for horror filmmakers, this book analyzes how cinematic tools such as acting, makeup, costuming, set décor, framing, cinematography, lighting, editing, and sound are used to create horror on screen. The guide explores aesthetic and creative considerations in conveying fear, suspense, and dread by examining scenes from popular genre films"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Defining the genre
Pragmatic aesthetics
Mise-en-scène
Framing the image
Photographing the image
Lighting the image
Editing the image
Putting sound to the image
The appeals of horror.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references 9p. 267-269) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
791.43/6164
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.H6 S485 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
vii, 280 p. :
Number of pages
280

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24383497M
ISBN 10
0786449721
ISBN 13
9780786449729
LC Control Number
2010013729
OCLC/WorldCat
607320273

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