This week we got into Reading Movies… we transitioned from audio to video and looked at how a movie really comes together using cinematic camerawork.
I started this week by reading Roger Eberts, How to read a movie article and watching videos from Tony Zhous, Every frame a painting series. There was many points that I was able to take away from these especially, how much of an impact camera angles have on scenes of movies.
The video essay was the major part of this weeks assignments. For this we were to find one scene from a movie and analyze it by what we learned from the videos and article we watched/read before. I chose a scene from Albert Hitchcocks Notorious. This scene used a lot of what Ebert spoke about in his article and the camera angles were used in such a great way that I would of been able to understand the plot if there wasn’t dialogue in the scene. I used iMovie to create this assignment, even though I had trouble with the voice over I was still able to write my analysis in my blog post under the embedded video. I had a lot of fun creating this assignment and learned a lot about how much camera angles help to tell and read a movie.
This week we had to complete 12 stars worth of video assignments, I created 3 of them that were worth 4 stars each. I had a lot of fun completing these assignments as well…. I used iMovie for all three of them and wrote up a blog post about how I completed these assignments as well as embedded the video. iMovie really helped me out this week when doing all of these assignments.
I completed 2 daily creates this week and posted them to twitter! Always a good time! https://twitter.com/bball151/with_replies
GREAT WEEK YAYA!!!