Monday, April 16, 2018

You Know It's Wes Anderson If...

Here are some Wes Anderson videos:

A good one breaking down the visual elements of TGBH:



For fun! Does this make him seem more or less postmodern?



 And this one also provides a good overview of his style in a fun and humorous way:



 And this one? Well, I couldn't help myself. Have you seen Isle of Dogs yet?!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Where can I find Digipaks to analyse?

Answer: discogs.com.

Search an artist or album:


In the list presented, search for ‘gat' or ‘dig'.


Hopefully, you will find that the entire packaging has been scanned and added.


Friday, June 23, 2017

A2 Coursework: B324 Deadlines (2017-18)

28th August: x30 research tasks:

  • 10 short films
  • 10 posters
  • 10 film reviews
Or the equivalent texts, dependent on your chosen brief. 


25th September: All research tasks completed:

  • 30 set
  • 10 independent
  • Target audience research

16th October: All Planning documents:

  • Script
  • Storyboard
  • Animatic

11th December: First complete draft:

  • Main video
  • Ancillary 1
  • Ancillary 2

5th February: Final drafts:

  • Main video
  • Ancillary 1
  • Ancillary 2

5th March: Evaluation & Blog complete

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Steven Spielberg: Opening Shots 1971-1991

Interesting video collection of Steven Spielberg's opening shots from 1971-1991.

Useful for A2 Short Film and Trailer students and AS Opening students.

What should I be doing?

Music Video:

1. Research in to Music Video styles: Concept, Performance, Narrative, Hybrid.
2. Research into existing media: 10 x Music Videos; 10 x Digi Packs (4 and 6 panel); 10 x Adverts

Short Film:

1. Research into existing media: 10 x Short Films; 10 x Reviews; 10 Websites or Posters
2. Detailed research into Genre.

Trailer:

1. Research into existing media: 10 x Trailers; 10 x Film Posters; 10 x Film Magazine covers
2. Detailed research into Genre.

There should never be an idle moment.

Mr. M.