Week Five: Auteur Studies
As auteur theory remains a central component of film studies, the medium of online video generates new perspectives and approaches to understanding the director’s vision and process. One remarkable aspect that can be found in this selection of videos is the extent to which the format allows the video creators to personalize their appreciation of a director’s work. These videos convey the creator’s individualized perspective through their narration or editing techniques, as well as the act of appearing on screen, even as they consciously incorporate or mimic the style of the director. This interplay between the creator and their subject gives video auteur studies a unique quality of its own.
Volker Pantenburg is assistant professor for moving images at the media faculty of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.
@PressPlayIW @Drewchristie Very interesting take--makes me sound like a smart person!Posted 9 minutes ago
CANNES 2013: Nicholas Winding Refn's ONLY GOD FORGIVES | Press Play http://t.co/HymCzw9CDM via @indiewirePosted 20 hours ago
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RT @RevChrisStangl: Crispin Glover's entire career has basically been an elaboration on the dance he did in FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE FINAL CHAPTER.Posted 1 day ago