Film Essay: using the cinema to explore, investigate,¬† “essay” the world and experience. Michel de Montaigne – “essai” 1) an attempt or effort 2)¬†personal writing on a particular subject Capturing the mundane real, “pure cinema” Rain, Joris Ivens, 1929   Poetic real, surreal documentary A propos de Nice – Jean Vigo, 1930   Fact and Fiction F for Fake – Orson Welles, 1973   Combinatory, exploratory, travel Sans soleil, Chris…

October 30, 2018

Narrative Time

I think one of the most interesting aspects of Scott McCloud’s “Time Frames” is when he uses rope to represent a fragment of time. He states that each inch of rope can represent a second in time, and this rope can twist and turn throughout the panels of the comic, which essentially allots time for each panel. This metaphor helped me really understand the differences of how time could pass…

September 10, 2018