The Power of Music In Film

Selecting Music for Video Projects

The Power of Music In Film

Directions

Watch both of the video clips below and respond to the three questions that follow.


Video 1

 

Video Credit: The Power of Music in Film – Jack Pierce  


Video 2

Video Credit: The Power of Music in Film – Jack Pierce  


Reflection Questions

Question 1

Think about how the music in each scene makes you feel, how would you describe the emotion the music is triggering or mood it is setting in each scene (uplifting, unnerving, heart-racing, sadness, panic, mournful, heroic)?

  • Emotion/mood described – 1 point for each scene (2 points total)

Question 2

What does the music say about what is coming next?

  • Inference described – 1 point for each scene (2 points total).

Question 3

Identify and describe two specific ways the music is different in the two scenes.

  • Difference identified – 1 point per difference (2 points total)
  • Difference described – 1 point per difference (2 points total)

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