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Week 3 Media Post

I’d like to first apologize for not writing on schedule, work has been fairly busy.

I decided to look through everyone’s posts and watch the clips other people posted from D.W Griffith’s… 185 more words

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D.W. Griffith

Griffith was an American film director best known for his controversial film The Birth of a Nation. Initially an actor, he sold film scenarios to the… 73 more words

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Week Three Media Post: Man Was that Racist.

D. W. Griffith sure made one crazily racist film, right? Aside from all of those really offensive stereotypes and the fact that the Ku Klux Klan are literally heroes, the film actually pioneered a lot of cinematic technique that shaped all films that came after it. 236 more words

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The Effects of Birth of a Nation

The first thing one will notice about Birth of a Nation, aside from it’s black and white image and score over a silent film with intertitles, is its use of color tinting to change the color temperature of a shot. 302 more words

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D.W. Griffith’s film Birth of a Nation was very radical for its time and because of the elements featured in this film it turned out to not be very popular. 223 more words

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D.W. Griffith is often consider the forefather of modern film technique. While the subject matter of his most famous film, Birth of a Nation, is deplorable, its composition, as well as the composition of his later film, … 74 more words

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It was all for this (The Birth of a Nation, 1915)

As an add-on to the last post, let’s linger over one of the shots of the sequence. This insert comes after the wide shot that ended the last post, where Ben holds up a cotton flower for Phil to admire: 67 more words

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