Short description Philosophy of Motion Pictures is a first-of-its-kind, bottom-up introduction to this bourgeoning field of study. Topics include film as art, medium specificity, defining motion pictures, representation, editing, narrative, emotion and evaluation.
From the contents Acknowledgments.
Introduction: From Film Theory to the Philosophy of the Moving Image.
1. Film as Art.
2. Medium Specificity.
3. What Is Cinema?.
4. The Moving Picture - the Shot.
5. Moving Images - Cinematic Sequencing and Narration.