ERIC Number: EJ504881
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Construction of Meaning: Film.
Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication, v5 n1 Apr 1995
Notes that film has no clear set of rules, unlike all languages, which are deductive systems interpreted according to clear sets of rules. Suggests that film is an inductive system whose interpretation is based on a general understanding of events depicted as modified by production variables such as lighting, camera angles, and the context of adjacent shots. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Meaning-Making in the Media Environment.