Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 5 – Q 2 Review of semester

The key skills I hoped to acquire from this subject at the start of the semester were: an understanding of the methodology and workflow of pre and post production, the basics of Premiere Pro, hands-on experience and training with cameras and sound and an immersion in the analysis and discussion of film. I also hoped … More Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 5 – Q 2 Review of semester

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Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 4 – Q 1 Colour Grading Exercise

Colour grading is a new area for me but already it’s clear that using colour grading well can have a startling effect on the look and feel of a film. I recently watched The Book Thief (a surprisingly good interpretation of a great book) and really noticed the use of colour grading and how it enhanced an … More Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 4 – Q 1 Colour Grading Exercise

Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 3 – Q 4 Sight and Hearing

R.Bresson, Notes on the Cinematographer, 1986, London: Quartet A sound must never come to the rescue of an image, nor an image to the rescue of a sound Bresson’s brief, succinct quotes are great for provoking relfection on how filmmakers use sound and image. Coming from a scriptwriting and painting background words and image have … More Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 3 – Q 4 Sight and Hearing

Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 3 – Q 3 Abstract edit

Shelter Me: a short abstract film The shoot We recorded the audio content for this project a week before we shot the video content. I recorded the audio with Carey Scheer. We had around an hour to capture at least 6 recordings. We had no theme. We recorded a range of sounds including traffic, sliding … More Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 3 – Q 3 Abstract edit

Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 3 – Q4 Lighting

This reading is from Steven Bernstein, Film Production, (p.211-221), Oxford: Focal Press, 1994 This article provided a really useful backup to the flipped lecture and practical lighting session that Andrea ran. My experience of lighting to this point is minimal. When I shot my documentary I used source lighting only which in some cases, especially in … More Industrial Media – Analysis and Reflection 3 – Q4 Lighting