Category: Film History


A Brief History and Systematic Review on Editing Techniques for Film Making

Film making is a dominant art form among all the art forms, which is able to combine the features and abilities from other art forms and affect the large audience. The features of the ideal film are that it must not confuse the audience and must be able to convey the message it is intended


Discovering Tsou People’s First Experience of Taiwanese Cinema History in the Early Days of Japanese Colonial Period

This study intends to investigate how indigenous people in Taiwan, the Tsou people, approached and experienced the emerging activity of film during the early days of the Japanese colonial period and when films came out and were introduced to Taiwan. This new media displayed the amazing world and stunning spectacles to the Alishan (Ali Mountain)


The DAU Project: History of One of Russia’s Biggest and Most Controversial Film Production

The DAU project was a unique and colossal film experiment that lasted for several years and employed hundreds of people. Back in 2005, it was conceived as a conventional biopic of Soviet scientist Lev Landau, however, quite soon the idea transformed dramatically. After the production settled in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the director Ilya Khrzhanovsky constructed a


Reconstruction of Colonial Experience of Cinema Culture under Indigenous Governance Policy in Taiwan of the Japanese Colonial Period

In early times of the Japanese Colonial Period in Taiwan, in order to effectively control the Indigenous peoples and develop the mountains and forests, the Japanese adopted the governance strategy with both suppression and cultivation. In the governance measures of suppression and cultivation by the colonial government, the new medium introduced at the time, cinema,


The Journey of Deterrent Cinema: Retracing Film Activities with Aboriginal Tourism Policy in the Japanese Colonial Period in Taiwan

Upon Aboriginal Tourism Policy of Colonial Government in the Japanese Colonial Period, this study reviewed the aboriginals’ film culture experience when the cinema was introduced in Taiwan in early times and the cultivation on the aboriginals of the colonialists by tourism activities and cinema promotion in order to recognize the aboriginals’ early film experience and