This book by Clive Scott and published by Reaktion Books Ltd ISBN: 1-86189-032-X is a book left over from my reading for my last course which was Context and Narrative. It wasn’t on the reading list but it covered the subject matter of my course but in the end I read over 30 books for … More The Spoken Image
For my last assignment I must make a ten minute long film which will require a lot of different scenes, locations and story development. I have had to write a comprehensive screenplay and so in order to be sure that I get all the footage for film and audio content I have created a shooting … More The Shooting List
“If you found something that was lost, have you the right to keep it? Somethings are best left alone.” THE PITCH The Pitch For assignment 5
Perkins is still grieving for his dog. He revisits a place by the sea where he would walk his dog and it is here he makes a fateful discovery… LOG LINE The log-line For assignment 5
FINAL Draft STEAL, SUMMON REGRET For this assignment after discussing various idea for storylines with my wife we both agreed a ghost story would make a good theme and taking an idea from M.R. James would make a good base for a story. I decided to re-visit the story ‘Whistle and I’ll come to you … More Scripting for Assignment 5
On chatting with my wife regarding ideas for a film we agreed that a story about something connected with our family was not a good idea right now and instead we got talking about making a vampire style film as we had just watched an old Dracula movie. However, as we talked it through further … More Exercise 5 – People
This is a great short vampire film, the best scene is when the hero is bitten by a vampire and faints. I was once in a serious car accident and I remember fainting / loosing consciousness and this film-maker has captured the exact same effect that I experienced. Loss of hearing a high-pitched buzz like … More This movie has a great fainting scene.
http://www.ubu.com/film/emin_dancer.html I watched this short-film on ubu.com and I liked it. Emin uses what appears to be old cine film edited to suit here dialogue voice-over and a video of her dancing at the end with a final shot of a bird in flight I guess representing her freedom and escape.
In my last project I used a number of still images to suggest that a meeting in a park is being watched by a third unseen character. My original idea had been to show the scene of the meeting in the park followed by a repeat performance as a collection of still images. However, when … More Freeze frame
Shaun Mullins Ass. Fback 04 I was overall pleased and relieved that my Tutor liked my work and that he was in agreement that it met the criteria. I can now confidently move on to my last assignment. I take on board my Tutor’s comments regarding being more creative with the story by adding more … More Tutor’s feedback for assignment 4