Monthly Archives: February 2013

Arash T Riahi: Scottish Documentary Institute Masterclass

I recently traveled through to Edinburgh to attended the Scottish Documentary Institution’s (SDI) monthly Masterclass. This month it was held by Arash T Riahi. http://www.scottishdocinstitute.com/featured/a-masterclass-with-arash-t-riahi/ Riahi is currently working on his new project Everyday Rebellion, a cross media project aimed at activists worldwide. … Continue reading

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GMAC 21/02/13

As part of Moving Image Scotland, I attended a media event at the GMAC in Glasgow. It was a great day, full of guest speakers and technical advice, it was really beneficial. Claire Mundell spoke of her process and how … Continue reading

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Sheffield Doc Fest 20/02/13

  http://www.glasgowfilm.org/festival/whats_on/4857_funders_fans_followers I recently attended the Sheffield Doc Fest funding event in Glasgow, supported by MEDIA Antenna Scotland, provides practical advice on how to access documentary funding using both traditional and innovative methods. Led by Charlie Phillips, Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Marketplace … Continue reading

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Pitch 13/02/13

The feedback I received from my pitch presentation was constructive. I was informed I was taking the project on the right path and not constricting myself to previous documentary structures and methods.  I was asked about the metanarrative aspect of … Continue reading

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Pitch Presentation This is my Prezi layout for my pitch presentation from 13/02/13.  I discussed the areas I was investigating and used the slides for some visual prompts to help describe the progress of my project. 

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McKee- Story

I have been reading a lot into McKee’s book, Story, and am finding it to be extremely useful.   Although it doesn’t relate directly to documentary, it is a lesson in narrative and structure and gives various methods of constructing … Continue reading

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Music

By being in education I am lucky I have choice of music to include in my documentary, though I hope to take my project further and would like to focus on music I could potentially use after university. I came … Continue reading

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