Initial Idea #3

So while considering forms of prejudices to address in my project me and my mother got into a discussion of how her mother(my grandmother) was treated as a young woman being an Irish immigrant that moved to London with a catholic church. I think centering my project around my grandmother and the trials and tribulations throughout…

Rate of animation

Since starting animating it’s come to my attention that it’s taking considerably longer than I anticipated to animate. 1 frame usually takes 3 minutes depending on the level of detail, the amount of colours and layers. That means that 3 frames, the amount needs for one ‘boil’ would take 9 minutes since each singular frame lingers for an extra frame…

Initial Idea #2

In the vein of The Wolf, The Ship and The Little Green Bag (spoken about in the previous initial idea post)I think interviewing someone  with the intention of extracting a narrative would still allow me to fuel the want to create narrative media but in the form of a documentary. To follow the brief I’ll…

Motion Graphics

When approaching the motion graphics for the animation advertising Cinema Central I took major inspiration from Comedy Central’s TV adverts. For some reason I could n0t find one example of the animations in question but I found an animation that incorporates it massively. CLICK HERE.  I used the idea that motion would only be used to reveal…

Initial Idea #1

I recently visited Westminster University for the open day and they screened a short documentary the won a multitude of awards listed here: Grierson Trust Award – Sky Atlantic Best Student Documentary 2015 Aesthetica Short Film Festival – People’s Choice Award 2014 Nahemi Eat Our Shorts – Audience Award 2014 Westminster Film Forum – Bronze…

26.10.16

In the following video, I discuss the problems I have encountered so far with deciding the topic of my documentary. I touch on my idea of focusing my piece around the implications of governments trying to create a secular society and how I was quickly turned off the idea. I speak about the idea of creating…

Questionare

Bellow is the questionnaire I emailed to a collection of associates and friends that are part of my target audience. How old are you? Younger than 16 years old 16 – 25 years old 26 – 40 years old Older than 40 years old What gender are you? Female Male Other Prefer not to say Have you…

5 Types of Animation

Traditional animation Traditional animation utilises semi-transparent paper and the hand-drawn images sequentially presented to create the illusion of movement. Early Disney animated movies used this method of animation since it’s first production “steamboat willie” to 2011’s Winnie the Pooh.[1] The traditional animation timeline can be considered very linear compared to other animation types. 2D Vector based…

Film Club questionnaire

This questionnaire will be used to form an idea on how Stanmore college’s film club can be renewed. What time would you like to see a film club run?  Early morning Lunch time Early evening Other: Would you like food to be available? Yes No Maybe What genre of movies would you like to see…

Logo progress

Today I received the logo in digital format.Sadly the file seemed badly cut and lines did not seem clean to me so I opened it in Photoshop and cleaned the image up slightly.With the image cleaned up I placed it into the animation. Click here for the second version of the animation. I showed the animation…

18.10.16 Catfish Case Study

Catfish (2010) The documentary follows a New York photographer and his increasing amount of involvement with a family across the country. He begins to fall for a member of the family but he slowly realises that lies are being told to him. Nev, the focus of the film is primarily the driving force of revealing…