First UK Music Video

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 […]

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[AB#7] Ways of Seeing, John Berger

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 […]

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[AB#6] Film Nior, William Luhr

  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 […]

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Purest Thoughts in the AM

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 […]

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[AB#5] Film and reform: John Grierson and the documentary film movement

Aitken, I. (2013) Film and reform: John Grierson and the documentary film movement. London: Routledge. John Grierson was the founder of the documentary film movement. Film and Reform identifies the major influence on John Grierson’s contribution to the movement during the interwar period. Using essays and other materials, Film and Reform claims that Grierson’s academic […]

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Inspiration via Travel

As I endure a pleasant travel experience, I discover a refined inspiration to film. Having spent a small holiday in the Netherlands, I realise that there is culture and history that viewers can be enlightened with. In opinion, there can not be a successful film without an audience. I am aware of how someone like […]

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