Category Archives: Research

Notes, extracts and ideas I get from books, films, journals and documentaries. And info I find on the internet and blogs, and Wikipe…. Pah! I jest.. don’t worry, I have seen the drawn line. :D

Business Cards

    I spent the past few days working on my business cards and making various designs. I created all designs in Illustrator and then took them into laser cutting software. I decided to use laser cutting as it’s important … Continue reading

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Almost Deadline!

Panic is setting in due to the fact it’s almost May 13th!Β  I have been editing for the past few weeks on and off, and now that i’m trying to select things for final, it’s a nightmare. I’m not happy … Continue reading

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Grading footage

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Grading! http://www.studica.com/blog/quick-color-correction-tip-for-premiere-pro-cs5 I found this post to help me make quick edits when it comes to grading. As most of the footage I had required some work that took a long time when using the colour wheels, this was a … Continue reading

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Tools of Directing- Simon Phillips

I recently attended the Introduction to Advanced Tools of Directing seminar, by Simon Philips. Β It was set up as part of the Directors Guild Trust and was held in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow.Β  The seminar was great. Extremely informative and … Continue reading

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Poetic Documentary: Crooked Beauty

I recently watched this short documentary and found it quite remarkable. I enjoyed the poetics visuals and how you could relate them to the story. The visuals were very abstract, leaving room for the viewer to create the own interpretation … Continue reading

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Hanns Eisler/Joris Ivens: Regen (1929/1941) … Poetics

   

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