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Dance is one of the successful branches of art that many enter to show their talents in this field, although it can be said that it is a money-making field, those who usually enter this field mostly because of their interest and to see their talent. This field. Experience has shown that those interested in this field will be more successful than those who enter it for popularity and fame or especially money. Well, let’s skip the sidelines and go to directing itself, directing has several main parts that by understanding and learning them, we can be very successful in this matter:

What is decoupage in cinema?



Decoupage, cutting, or technical cutting is one of the important tasks of the director and includes deciding on the placement of the camera in the scene, the type of light, the size of the image, the angle of the camera, the type of movement of the camera, the number of images required to show a situation. , the way the shots are connected to each other, any sound that is going to be heard in the scene, and the rest of the details are related to the process of visualizing the script. These tasks, which are perhaps half of the director’s tasks, should be done before filming, and the result should be clear in the decoupaged script. Directors may change some of the pre-determined elements as circumstances change when they get to the filming stage, but they usually proceed from the decoupage script they’ve prepared. Some directors do not believe in the decoupage of the script before filming and believe that it is during the filming that the director understands how the script should be made in his hand. Of course, usually, the first method is more common and useful.

What is the importance of decoupage in cinema?

The decoupage method conveys the film’s soundtrack and mood to the audience. For example: the more intersections there are, the length of shots and filming from more angles will be shorter, and the pace of the film will be faster, and this method is usually a good way to induce a sense of fear and excitement in the audience. In movies full of war, horror, and war. And in films where the director wants the audience to be as close as possible to the main character and look at the story through his eyes, he usually uses long shots and long camera movements, and even point of view to increase this feeling. The type of film decoupage shows the visual taste and visual style of the director. Some directors believe in the long shot, that is, they believe that the film should be as close as possible to the viewer’s visual experience in the real world, so these directors avoid cross-shots as much as possible. Long shots and long camera movements. At the same time, some directors are also in favor of short shots and quick cuts and believe that they should convey a new visual experience to the audience. A very important point and a very serious task on the shoulders of the director is to be specific in the intersection of the shots and the way they are connected and in the camera angle in such a way that the audience does not feel cuts and cuts, and in other words, they should feel that the film is continuous. because otherwise his attention may be taken away from the film due to these cuts and he may not follow the film due to distraction. In addition, the director should act in a way that does not tire the eyes and minds of the audience, in short, the shots should not be so long and still that they look boring, and not so short and fast that the audience does not tire of it. He not only receives information but also gets confused. Too much of it will cause a lot of damage to the film.

What is a decoupage script?

First, the director divides each sequence of the script into different plans (the so-called plan). After all the scripts are divided in this way, the shots are placed one after the other. Now you have to write the decoupaged script on paper. For each shot, the page contains five sections: 1- sequence number and shot number* 2- shot type* 3- scene status* 4- dialogue* 5- sounds and voices

What is mise-en-scène in cinema?

It is a French term originally belonging to the theatre, meaning to set the stage, to set the scene and to bring an act to the stage. In the theater, this term was applied to the way the stage was arranged by the director of the show. This phrase first became common in film criticism and found many quick and implicit meanings. Finally, cinema theorists extended this term to film direction, but its application in cinema includes a wider field. Designing the scene, making the elements inside the scene, and determining the location of each of the elements of the scene, lighting, clothes, make-up and makeup of the actors and their behavior and movement, and after doing these things, the picture. composition in each scene, The rel