Symbols: Content & Context

The Content

When thinking about images and themes in film, it is important to understand that a special language is created between the viewer and what is seen on screen. As images, musical themes, dialogue and even colors are repeated in a film, a history of meaning is created for the viewer.

Often these symbols start off representing one idea. Over the course of the movie, as our knowledge…



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Film critic turned film schooler turned screenwriter turned free advice giver. Presenting thoughts on Screenwriting, Hollywood, and sometimes Social Marketing.