Finished Film

Shown below is a link to our finished video. Inspired by various comedic films and television, such as Monty Python, The Office, and Brass Eye, the film aims to be an entertaining satire of traditional news programmes. Making the film was a fantastic and enjoyable experience. It was simply great to try film out as…

Filming Part I

Having decided that the cryptid would be some kind of egg/human hybrid, one of the first things we decided to do was to film Rachel in her egg costume with my mobile phone, to look like hastily captured rare video footage sightings by a passer-by. We thought this would be good to feature in a…

Inspirations

FILMS FROM LECTURES: Rodney Graham, “Vexation Island.” Salla Tykka, “Lasso.” Gillian Wearing, “Dancing in Peckham.” 1. Adam Buick, “Earth to Earth.” Marcus Coates, “Dawn Chorus.” These films are all extremely different, and a variety of filmmaking techniques can be seen in them. For example, the use of soundtrack and slow motion is evident and effective…

Film Project: Brief, Group & Discussion

For a number of reasons I was nervous but excited to get the brief for the film project. I had never worked with film in any way before, so I felt it would be a steep learning curve. Also, the upper time limit of four minutes seemed like a challenging prospect. However, I had lately…

Art Film

I want to talk about art films because I have only learnt about them and made my first one recently, so they are an exciting new medium of expression for me. Making an art film can involve doing things I don’t often do with most of my art, including acting, writing scripts, considering lighting, and…