This book presents a new approach to film analysis. It provides methods for analysing meaning making in film through tracking concrete details of film images such as characters, objects, settings and character action. It also represents new ground for investigating empirical issues in film.
Chiao-I Tseng is Associate Researcher at the Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Science, University of Bremen, Germany. She has been applying mechanisms of discourse interpretation to multimodal text for several years and is currently involved in several research projects on application of text-linguistic methods to film analysis.