Your assignment is to write a 5-7 page research paper Movie Director Francis Coppola
Description of Project
(a) You should select a director who was active (directed more than 3 movies) during the time period of 1950 – 2000. In your term paper, give me the basic details of the director’s life and career. Identify some of the director’s most important films. What honors and awards did the director receive? Provide a sampling of critical opinion about the director’s work (i.e. film reviews or articles). View at least two films by your director and comment on them (one of them can be a film you would have watched previously for the class). Do not summarize any plots. Write about how this director used the following in these films: Editing (montage), Sound and Music, Cinematography, Special Camera Work (steady cam, handheld, optical effects), Special Effects (this can include stunt work).
The final paper, with its bibliography, The coversheet, bibliography, and any graphs or images, or appendix do not count toward paper length. The body of the paper should have a one-inch margin on all four sides, be double-spaced, and use a standard font style (such as Times New Roman, Courier, or Ariel) and font size (11 or 12).