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
Typically, I choose a very difficult subject to research. Whilst many people may have stormy relationships with their mother-in-laws their stories don’t find themselves in Newspapers or on the internet. However, I found and interesting article about love and hate. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/scientists-prove-it-really-is-a-thin-line-between-love-and-hate-976901.html
In this exercise, I am taking forward my thought from exercise 1 and 2 to further develop them. Taking the recent experience I had with my late mother-in-law, I want to explore these feelings that I am having. Perhaps it will appear as insensitive to some, being so close to her death; but for me … More Exercise 3 – Conceptual and thematic ideas
Taking the first idea from exercise one, I have written out a small mind-map expanding on the theme of love and hate in relationships. If I was to make a film from this idea I would plan it as follows: Set-up / Act 1. Son-in-law arrives in car with his wife, she asks him to … More Exercise 2 – Analysis
Two ideas from my own life: The love hating relationship. My wife’s mother has just passed away and although my relationship with her was very stormy the news of her death hit me harder than I ever expected. How can the emotions of hate and love get so mixed up? My mother-in-law was a very … More Exercise 1 – Ideas from your life.
In this exercise I have chosen to illustrate a storyboard for the classic Aesop Fable of The Hare and the Tortoise. In the very unlikely event you may not know the story: A hare makes fun of a tortoise ridiculing his short legs and slow manner. The tortoise responds by challenging the hare to a … More Exercise – Telling a story