‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture’ by Ivan Watson

‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture, twelve golden rules for better camerawork.’ I picked this book up in a charity shop, published in 1979 by The Macmillan Press Ltd, ISBN: 0-333-25630-1, Author: Ivan Watson.  This is a great little book that simply sets out twelve golden rules that professional film-makers follow to produce professional looking … More ‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture’ by Ivan Watson

The Digital Print

The Digital Print By Jeff Schewe, published by Peachpit Press, ISBN: 978-0-90845-2 I read this book some months ago and published my blog for it on my Art of Photography website in order to keep that site active.  However, I would like my assessors aware of the reading I am that I am doing towards … More The Digital Print

The Digital Negative

The Digital Negative, by Jeff Schewe, published by Peachpit Press, ISBN: 978-0-321-83957-2 I read this book a few months ago and I blogged it on my Art of Photography blog to be sure that my older blog sites are not deleted by WordPress should they think that they are now redundant due to lack of … More The Digital Negative

The Spoken Image

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

Film language

As part of my reading I have read much about ‘film-language’ I am finding this is a little bit mysterious but intriguing.  I have been trying to understand this aspect of film-making and I have noticed that colour appears to play a big part in film-language.  For example I recently saw a film called Las … More Film language

Lightroom

BEFORE AFTER Up to know I have simply been using Lightroom to Import video clips to my computer in order to keep them filed in the same order as my still images, then in Final-Cut-Pro I have imported across for all my editing.  I thought that apart from Import there were no other features in … More Lightroom

Producing

Basics Film-Making published by AVA written by Charlotte Worthington, ISBN: 13: 978-2-940373-57-4. I guess I am a bit of a bookworm, as the Basics, Film-Making series of books were not listed on my course as required or even recommended reading.  I guess I am not too bright as only a small fraction of what I … More Producing

Reflection on my Formative feedback for Assignment 3

Shaun Mullins Ass. Fback 03 Overall Comments I am happy and relieved that my Tutor was happy with my assignment ‘Conflict’.  I have been criticised in the past of over-complicating my work, on previous courses; so I am now much more mindful to try to keep things simple.  My biggest fault is that I tend … More Reflection on my Formative feedback for Assignment 3