The Film Language Glossary website is now available for general public use. Developed in 2005 by CCNMTL and Columbia School of the Arts Professor Richard Peña and Nancy Friedland, Librarian for Butler Media, Film Studies and Performing Arts, the Film Language Glossary (FLG) provides definitions of essential terms used in basic and advanced film courses. These definitions are supplemented by multimedia to enhance the user’s understanding of the terms, and the entries feature sample film clips, images, commentary, and animations to illustrate what is being defined.
The FLG is being released to the public after undergoing minor changes to bring the website within fair-use practices, as recommended by Columbia’s copyright experts. By opening up the much-requested FLG to the wider community, CCNMTL hopes to make a valuable contribution to film studies scholarship and education.
Apr-27-2009: Film Language Glossary Introductory Video Released