Film Theory Meets 3D: A FilmTheoretic Approach to the Design and Analysis of 3D Spaces

  • Jens F. Jensen
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Abstract

This chapter explores possible approaches through which 3D spaces or virtual 3D worlds can be conceptualized, designed and analysed from a film theoretic point of view. First, 3D space seen as a new form of interactive multimedia is defined. Second, similarities and differences between 3D space and the film medium are discussed. Third, key concepts from film theory are introduced, such as: mise-enscène, cinematography, montage and the relation of sound to image. Finally, features of 3D space and virtual 3D worlds are described and discussed against the backdrop of these key concepts from film theory.1

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Dust Editing Photography Culmination 

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