I am astonished by how Andrea Arnold kept me open-minded in being ambivalent toward each character. Just as I thought one thing was going to happen, there was a twist in the plot that changed my perspective, bringing me mixed and unsure feelings about everyone. I find this to be a very strategic form of […]Read more "Fish Tank, a film by Andrea Arnold"
Bibliography Mateer, J. (2014) ‘Digital cinematography: Evolution of craft or revolution in production?’, Journal of Film and Video, 66(2), pp. 3–14 Evolution of craft or revolution in production confirms the impact of digital technology in the filmmaking process. This article suggests a variety of elements that make cinematography and how it has emerged over the […]Read more "[AB#8] Evolution of craft or revolution in production"
On Thursday, the 24th November, I concluded directing my very first music video in the United Kingdom. To many, this may not be much, but to me it was a major step in my progress as a film maker. Prior to coming to uni, I would consider myself as a photographer with vision. Film making […]Read more "First UK Music Video"
Bibliography Berger, J. (2008) Ways of Seeing. London: Penguin Classics. Ways of Seeing contains arguments about theory and explores the gap between how we associate art with words. John Berger organises thoughts through several different essays containing words and images. I chose this book because it contributes to the understanding the language of images. Ways […]Read more "[AB#7] Ways of Seeing, John Berger"
Bibliography Luhr, W. (2012) Film noir. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd). Film noir is a style of film with cinematography that menace and doom. This book discusses strategies of film noir and its nature to be appealing to audiences. Film Noir also explores the difficulty in defining a genre […]Read more "[AB#6] Film Nior, William Luhr"
As I am here sitting at my desk at 12:11 in the early afternoon, it has come to me that my purest thoughts chime in the morning. After a long day of mental, physical and emotional distress, I’ve come to realise that there is no better time for me to think, than first thing in […]Read more "Purest Thoughts in the AM"