Single shot video Assignment – Reflection The Basketball Meg Mappin, Director; Ankit Nigam, Camera operator; Maria Iqbal actor; Jarrod Peck Actor. In shooting a one-minute single shot video we were asked to explore both the power and the limitations of misc-en-scene and to understand the basic tools of filmmaking. A key strength of the single … More The Basketball – a single shot video
Psst, there are other search engines out there… What? There is something other than Google? But we all Google, it’s officially a verb! So what’s wrong with Google? Certainly according to Danny Sullivan in his article analyzing the most popular search engines, Google is still by far the most popular search engine. But he notes … More What do we know about search engines?
Who is Shaun Tomson? I didn’t know, but as a surfer, maybe I should. Shaun teamed up with some famous Aussie surfers back in the day and took on the big boys at Oahu in Hawaii. Along with Aussies Rabbit Bartholomew, Mark Richards, Ian Cairns, Peter Townend and Mark Warren Tomson rode the local break with … More Surfing as a metaphor
I am working on a group project exploring the selfie revolution and am spending some time researching this massive trend. Well, it’s not a trend, it’s a permanent fixture as recent research by the Georgia Institute of Technology and Yahoo Labs researchers have confirmed http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/selfies-key-instagram-popularity-article-1.1731933. These guys studied over a million Instagram photos and found … More More on Selfies
Carey and I Skyped today to discuss our project for CMWP and share information on the tasks we need to have completed by Friday. This was a great opportunity to find out where we are up to and we both discussed the tasks we had completed, the ones we had to do still and the … More Skype chat
As part of the Master of Media we need to report on how we are setting up our blogs. I have established a number of relevant categories for this blog. I have also set up cloud category widget. I have set up a category specifically for content for the Master of Media. To manage comments … More Categories and Spam
I am obviously not the only one to be totally wowed by Tatia Pilieva’s three minute short film ‘The First Kiss’. After two weeks online it now has over 67 million views. Pilieva has made one feature film “Forever” (2014) and teamed up to make this video with Melissa Coker of LA based clothing company … More The First Kiss by Tatia Pileva – Review
Creative Commons Licence I have chosen to use Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Creative Commons licence for this blog. Currently this is the most appropriate for use on this blog as I will be sharing my own work as well as the works of others. It is valuable to share work for non-commercial purposes but at this point I … More Creative Commons
A short film by Tatia Pilieva. Twenty strangers are asked to kiss for the first time.
Thinking about the selfie and came across a starting point with this program. It acknowledges that the selfie fits somewhere within the photography genre, but asks is it art? Not sure that I want to even try and answer that but interested in the dialogue about this very new way of looking at ourselves The … More Thinking about selfies