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montage

(mŏntäzh`, Fr. môNtäzh`), the art and technique of motion-picture editing in which contrasting shots or sequences are used to effect emotional or intellectual responses. It was developed creatively after 1925 by the Russian Sergei EisensteinEisenstein, Sergei Mikhailovich
, 1898–1948, Russian film director. An architect and engineer, he became interested in a theatrical career and worked as a scene designer and stage director (1920).
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; since that time montage has become an increasingly complex and inventive way of extending the imaginative possibilities of film art. In still photography a composite picture, made by combining several prints, or parts of prints, and then rephotographing them as a whole, is often called a montage or a photomontage.

Bibliography

See M. Teitelbaum, Montage and Modern Life, 1919–1942 (1992).

Montage

A composition made by overlapping parts or objects.

montage

[män′tazh]
(graphic arts)
In photography, a collection of photos pasted on a common background, or a composite picture made by printing two or more negatives on a single sheet of photographic paper.

montage

1. the art or process of composing pictures by the superimposition or juxtaposition of miscellaneous elements, such as other pictures or photographs
2. such a composition
3. a method of film editing involving the juxtaposition or partial superimposition of several shots to form a single image
4. a rapidly cut film sequence of this kind

Montage

An object-relational database management system from Montage Software, the commercialisation of POSTGRES.
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