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!  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.  It was set up as part of the Directors Guild Trust and was held in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow.  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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