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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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his is an educational video "Hubble Telescope Images HD", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, hubble, garthus, JPL, NASA
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by ESO the European Space Agency
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This is an educational video "HD 10180 Planetary System", produced by ESO the European Space Agency. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, planetary system, garthus, JPL, NASA
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Star Size Comparison", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA, star size
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "The Solar System", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
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Topics: astr110, astronomy, solar system, garthus, JPL, NASA
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Solar Flare Eruption 7 June 2011", produced by the JPL and NASA. It is a video of a large Solar Flare Eruption. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA, Solar Flare
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This 6 second excerpt from the film The Graduate (M. Nichols, 1967, copyright © 1967 Embassy Pictures Corporation & Lawrence Turman, Inc.) avoids a jump cut by complying to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, the viewing axis doesn’t dramatically change between those two shots, but...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
This is an educational video "Earth a Time-Lapse View", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA
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This 7 second excerpt from the film Kill Bill Vol. 1 (Q. Tarantino, 2003, copyright © 2003 Supercool Manchu, Inc.) shows an infringement to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Let’s assume that both the subject and the scale are the same in a series of shots. In that case, the 30-degree rule states that the...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
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This 4 second excerpt from the film You Only Live Once (F. Lang, 1937, copyright © 1937 United Artists Corporation) shows an infringement to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. What it all boils down to is that the composition of each shot must be sufficiently distinct from each other so that the audience doesn’t think somebody...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Stars and Constellations", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "The Stellar Life-cycle", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA, star life-cycle
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This 11 second excerpt from the film Jurassic Park (S. Spielberg, 1993, copyright © 1993 Universal City Studios, Inc. and Amblin Entertainment, Inc.) shows an infringement to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. What feels jerky with the following cut is that both shots look too similar in scale. The composition looks the same —...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
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This 18 second excerpt from the film District 9 (N. Blomkamp, 2009, copyright © 2009 District 9 Ltd.) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Not only do jump cuts disrupt the continuity of images, they also disrupt the continuity of sound, which can be taken advantage of to dramatize the action. In the following...
Topics: editing, jump cut
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This 4 second excerpt from the film Raiders of the Lost Ark (S. Spielberg, 1981, copyright © 1981 Lucasfilm Ltd (LFL)) avoids a jump cut by complying to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, the subject and shot scale remain the same in both shots, but the viewing axis changes just enough...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
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This 5 second excerpt from the film Battle Royale (K. Fukasaku, 2000, copyright © 2000 Battle Royale Production Committee) avoids a jump cut by complying to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, neither the subject nor the scale changes between the shots, but the shift in viewing axis is quite substantial (i.e....
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
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This 31 second excerpt from the film Pulp Fiction (Q. Tarantino, 1994, copyright © 1994 Miramax Films) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. When a twist in the story is so dramatic that it really turns the tide, you really want to break the 180-degree rule conspicuously to ensure...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 10 second excerpt from the film Raiders of the Lost Ark (S. Spielberg, 1981, copyright © 1981 Lucasfilm Ltd (LFL)1981 Lucasfilm Ltd (LFL)) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Sometimes, you just don’t have any other choice but to break the 180-degree...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Mars_Mission", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, planetary system, garthus, JPL, NASA
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by NASA/JPL
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This is an educational video "Jupiter-The Largest Planet", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA
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This 3 second excerpt from the film Kill Bill Vol. 1 (Q. Tarantino, 2003, copyright © 2003 Supercool Manchu, Inc.) avoids a jump cut by complying to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, despite a small change in viewing axis between the first and second shots, the change in scale is big...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
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This 51 second excerpt from the film OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (M. Hazanavicius, 2006, copyright © 2006 Mandarin Films – Gaumont - M6 Films) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. If necessary, the jaggedness of jump cuts can be smoothed out. Jump cuts can go hand in hand with cross-fading as both techniques deal...
Topics: editing, jump cut
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "The Moon: Grail Mission", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, inner solar system, garthus, JPL, NASA
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This 39 second excerpt from the the TV series episode Sherlock – A Study in Pink (P. McGuigan, 2010, copyright © 2010 Hartswood Films Ltd) is an example of a montage sequence. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Deduction is just one step away from assumption, and montage rules when it comes to putting pieces together, as demonstrated by the following...
Topics: Editing, Montage
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This 20 second excerpt from the film Pulp Fiction (Q. Tarantino, 1994, copyright © 1994 Miramax Films) shows how spatial consistency can be achieved by following the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, two characters — ‘Honey Bunny’ and ‘Pumpkin’ — are talking to each other in a...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 5 second excerpt from the film The Lord of the Rings – The Two Towers (P. Jackson, 2002, copyright © 2002 by Lord Zweite Productions Deutschland Filmproduktion GmbH & CO. KG. / New Line Productions, Inc.) shows an infringement of the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. There is no guarantee that slavishly complying with the...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Interacting Galaxies Observed by the Hubble Telescope", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, galaxy, hubble, garthus, JPL, NASA
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This 6 second excerpt from the film Max Payne (J. Moore, 2008, copyright © 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Dune Entertainment III LLC in all territories except Brazil, Italy, Japan, Korea and Spain; TCF Hungary Film Rights Exploitation Limited Liability Company, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Dune Entertainment III LLC in Brazil, Italy, Japan, Korea and Spain) avoids a jump cut despite not complying to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use...
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
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This 8 second excerpt from the film Terminator 2 – Judgment Day (J. Cameron, 1991, copyright © 1991 Carolco Pictures Inc. (United States & Canada; Carolco International N.V. (all other countries)) shows how spatial consistency can be achieved by following the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 13 second excerpt from the film Kick-Ass (M. Vaughn, 2010, copyright © 2009 KA Films LP) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. The ‘parade’ effect also works with just one character showing off different aspects or poses. In the following excerpt, jump cuts ridicule the character’s ‘training’ and turn it...
Topics: editing, jump cut
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Evolution of the Universe", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, garthus, JPL, NASA, Universe
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This 47 second excerpt from the film The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring (P. Jackson, 2001, copyright © 2001 New Line Productions, Inc.) shows how spatial consistency can be achieved by following the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In keeping with the 180-degree rule, a director has got a safety...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 26 second excerpt from the film Dancer in the Dark (L. von Trier, 2000, copyright © 2000 Zentropa Entertainments4 Aps, France 3 Cinéma, Arte France Cinéma, Trust Film Svenska, Liberator Productions & Pain Unlimited) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Because they disrupt the continuity of the action, jump...
Topics: editing, jump cut
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This 15 second excerpt from the film Solaris (S. Soderbergh, 2002, copyright © 2002 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Because they disrupt the continuity of the action, jump cuts are very efficient at making the audience feel the physical or mental instability of a character....
Topics: editing, jump cut
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This 40 second excerpt from the film Sherlock – A Scandal in Belgravia (P. McGuigan, 2012, copyright © 2011 Hartswood Films Ltd) shows how to use repetition as a storytelling technique. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Instead of alternating between the subject and the context, one could choose to focus exclusively on one or the other. In the...
Topics: repetition, time compression, passing of time
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This 5 second excerpt from the film Birdy (A. Parker, 1984, copyright © 1984 Tri-Star Pictures) shows how spatial consistency can be achieved by following the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, we see Al exit the frame to the left, which establishes an imaginary vertical plane passing...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Jupiter's Moon Io", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, planetary system, garthus, JPL, NASA
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Mars: Dune Avalanche", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, planetary system, garthus, JPL, NASA, mars
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This 21 second excerpt from the film Dances with Wolves (K. Costner, 1990, copyright © 1990 TIG Productions, Inc.) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Breaking the 180-degree rule can lead to discontinuity in both time and space provided that the environment...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 32 second excerpt from the film Thelma & Louise (R. Scott, 1991, copyright © 1991 Pathé Entertainment, Inc.) shows how to switch sides of the action plane without breaking the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, an action plane passing through both characters is clearly defined. Then one character...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Mercury NASA Messenger Probe", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, inner solar system, garthus, JPL, NASA
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This 23 second excerpt from the film The Shining (S. Kubrick, 1980, copyright © 1980 Hawk Films/Warner Bros Inc.) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. The following excerpt starts with Jack back to camera and Wendy in profile. To get a better vantage point on characters’ faces,...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 13 second excerpt from the film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (G. Lucas, 1999, copyright © 1999 Lucasfilm Ltd) shows how spatial consistency can be achieved by following the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In keeping with the 180-degree rule, a director has got a safety net to help maintaining...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 18 second excerpt from the film Young Sherlock Holmes (B. Levinson, 1985, copyright © 1985 Paramount Pictures Corporation and Amblin Entertainment, Inc.) shows how spatial consistency can be achieved by following the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Once spatial consistency has been established, the audience...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 9 second excerpt from the film Robocop (P. Verhoeven, 1987, copyright © 1987 Orion Pictures Corporation) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Sometimes, you just don’t have any other choice but to break the 180-degree rule. This is especially true when some important...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "The Whirlpool Spiral Galaxy", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA, whirlpool, galaxy
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Nebulae, Stars, Quasars and Galaxies", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, garthus, ESO, European Space Agency: quasar, black hole, Stars, galaxies
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This 9 second excerpt from the film Underworld (L. Wiseman, 2003, copyright © 2003 Subterranean Productions LLC) shows how spatial consistency can be achieved by following the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, Selena — initially moving screen right — establishes a new action plane as...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Geminids Meteor Shower", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, Geminids, meteor, garthus, JPL, NASA
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This 42 second excerpt from the film Oldboy (C-W Park, 2003, copyright © 2003 SHOWEAST) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Jump cuts are also commonly used to shrink down long-lasting actions to make their evolutions more apparent. In the following excerpt, jump cuts are used to shorten a training session and...
Topics: editing, jump cut
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This 3 second excerpt from the film For a Few Dollars More (S. Leone, 1965, copyright © 1965 Sergio Leone and Fulvio Morsella) avoids a jump cut despite not complying to the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. The 30-degree rule — as useful as it may be — is just what it is: a guideline. It’s certainly not written in stone....
Topics: editing, 30-degree rule
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This 93 second excerpt from the film Spartacus (S. Kubrick, 1960, copyright © 1960 Universal Pictures Company, Inc. and Bryna Productions, Inc. / 1991 Universal City Studios, Inc.) showcases the use of a sequence shot. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, Spartacus -- a former gladiator who has raised an army of slaves against...
Topic: sequence shot
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "The Kepler Probe: Planets Orbiting other Stars", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, planetary system, garthus, JPL, NASA
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This 22 second excerpt from the film Full Metal Jacket (S. Kubrick, 1987, copyright © 1987 Warner Bros Inc.) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. When dealing with one character, crossing the directional action plane is frequently done to stress that he has reached an...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
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This 18 second excerpt from the film JFK (O. Stone, 1991, copyright © 1991 Warner Bros Inc., Regency Enterprises V.O.F. & Le Studio Canal+) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Not only do jump cuts disrupt the continuity of images, they also disrupt the continuity of sound, which can be taken advantage of to...
Topics: editing, jump cut
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This 13 second excerpt from the film Ocean's Eleven (S. Soderbergh, 2001, copyright © 2001 Village Roadshow Films (BVI) Ltd. – All other territories © 2001 Warner Bros) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. The ‘parade’ effect can even be used as an instant transition between two scenes...
Topics: editing, jump cut
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This 77 second excerpt from the film Silverado (L. Kasdan, 1985, copyright © 1985 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Fragmentation of both time and space can be used in series to outline the time it takes for a character to cover a long...
Topics: editing, 180-degree rule
Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
by JPL/NASA
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This is an educational video "Solar Storm Tracking", produced by the JPL and NASA. It is a video of tracking of a solar storm from the sun to the earth. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA, Solar Flare, solar storm
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This 36 second excerpt from the film Kindergarten Cop (I. Reitman, 1990, copyright © 1990 Universal City Studios, Inc.) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Jump-cut sequences are frequently used to support typical situations or actions. One of them is what I call the ‘parade’ effect. In the following excerpt,...
Topics: editing, jump cut
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This 69 second excerpt from the film Gandhi (R. Attenborough, 1982, copyright © 1982 Carolina Bank Ltd and National Film Development Corporation Ltd) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Fragmentation of both time and space can be used in series to outline the time it takes for a...
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This 15 second excerpt from the film Blade Runner (R. Scott, 1982, copyright © 1982 Blade Runner Partnership) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. When dealing with one character, crossing the directional action plane is frequently done to stress that he has reached an...
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This 37 second excerpt from the film Bad Lieutenant (A. Ferrara, 1992, copyright © 1992 Lt. Productions, Inc.) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Jump cuts are also commonly used to shrink down long-lasting actions to make their evolutions more apparent. This approach is used in the following excerpt to describe the...
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This 32 second excerpt from the film The Party (C. Pinoteau, 1980, copyright © 1980 Gaumont, Société de Productions des Films Marcel Dassault) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. The ‘parade’ effect also works with just one character showing off different aspects or poses. In the following excerpt, jump cuts...
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This is an educational video "Saturn: Four Moons", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
Topics: astr110, astronomy, aurora, garthus, JPL, NASA, Saturn, outer planets
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This 18 second excerpt from the film Beneath the Planet of the Apes (T. Post, 1969, copyright © 1969 APJAC Productions, Inc. and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation) shows how to make multiple action planes comply with the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. When dealing with static characters, the audience relies on the directions of...
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This 19 second excerpt from the film For a Few Dollars More (S. Leone, 1965, copyright © 1965 Sergio Leone and Fulvio Morsella) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, the camera trucks back on one side of the action plane so as to frame both Monco and...
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Gerard Arthus - NASA Images, Videos, and Documents; A Collection
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This is an educational video "Mars_3D_Mojave Crater", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
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This is an educational video "The Asteroid Vesta", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain.
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This 11 second excerpt from the film Basic Instinct (P. Verhoeven, 1992, copyright © 1992 Carolco/Le Studio Canal+ V.O.F.) demonstrates the effect of alternating scaling-up techniques. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. We saw the effect of alternating zoom-ins or truck-ins bearing different meanings, but how about alternating completely different...
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This 9 second excerpt from the film Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides (R. Marshall, 2011, copyright © 2011 Disney Enterprises, Inc.) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. When dealing with one character, crossing the directional action plane is frequently done to...
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This 14 second excerpt from the film The Hurt Locker (K. Bigelow, 2008, copyright © 2008 Hurt Locker, LLC) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. The ‘parade’ effect can even be used as an instant transition between two scenes centered on the same subject, but taking place in different locations or situations, as in...
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This 7 second excerpt from the film The Lost World – Jurassic Park (S. Spielberg, 1997, copyright © 1997 Universal City Studios, Inc. and Amblin Entertainment, Inc.) shows an infringement of the 30-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. The following cut feels a bit jerky because both groups look quite the same — silhouetted as they are by...
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This 17 second excerpt from the film Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (M. Ocelot & B. Galup, 2005, copyright © 2005 Les Armateurs / Gebeka Films / France 3 Cinéma / Studio O) demonstrates the effect of jump cuts. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Finally, the noteworthy ‘investigation’ effect. The character can be seen...
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This 13 second excerpt from the film Pirates of the Caribbean – The Curse of the Black Pearl (G. Verbinski, 2003, copyright © 2003 Disney Enterprises Inc. and Jerry Bruckheimer Inc.) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , resolution is limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. When studying the 180-degree rule, we witnessed the...
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This 23 second excerpt from the film The Bourne Identity (D. Liman, 2002, copyright © 2002 Kalima Productions GmbH & Co. KG) shows how breaking the 180-degree rule can be used as a storytelling effect. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. Turning points in a story frequently relate to a change of mindset of a character, and...
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This 37 second excerpt from the film The Name of the Rose (J.-J. Annaud, 1986, copyright © 1986 Neue Constantin Film Produktion GmbH) shows how to switch sides of the action plane without breaking the 180-degree rule. In order to comply with the Fair Use doctrine in teaching and research , sound has been cut out, resolution limited to 360p and the clip has been shortened to only encompass the subject of interest. In the following excerpt, an action plane passing through both characters is...
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