Time Frame

So, here are the three gifs I have picked out. So, this gif comes from a manga called, “One Punch Man” that’s really popular right now. Random fun fact: The artist who drew worked as an animator for a few years, and fans of the manga put together panels and found that they flow together like a whole sequence. I feel this gif really fits the subjective motion concept. “Subjective…

September 14, 2017
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(Stipan) McCloud’s Time Frame Post

Throughout the comic (Understanding Comics), Scott McCloud describes the “infinitely weird” time frame within comics. This is due to how the usage of words in a frame can change the impact of the frame. “From a lifetime of conversations, we can be sure that a “pause” panel like this lasts for no more than several seconds.”(pg. 100) This meaning that whenever a panel is just a scene with no dialogue,…

September 11, 2017
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Favorite Movie Framing

I chose Cameron Crowe’s 2001 Golden Globe winner Almost Famous for this project. In this scene the main character William Miller (an aspiring rock journalist for Cream magazine) doesn’t have the credentials he needs to gain back stage access so he can write his article. The bouncer tells him to “go to the top of the ramp with the other girls”, there he is introduced to Penny Lane for the…

September 7, 2017
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Favorite Scene in a Film – Narrative Space

The film I chose to examine each shot of is, “Pacific Rim.” I would consider this to be a full body shot. Raleigh is testing to see who will be drift compatible with him, to be able to pilot the mecha. This is a wide angle shot. I also think this is a 3/4 over the shoulder shot with a slight high shot. Mako (girl on the right) thinks that…

September 7, 2017
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Narrative Spaces

Framing Assignments Skyfall edit – frames, shots, scene, sequence Screen Grab Assignment – scenes built from shots, edited shots link spaces, temporal events and story Framing Assignment – composition, camera position, on-screen/off screen space, reveal and conceal, projective and imaginary spaces Cinema language (not exactly like a language) mise en scene – world depicted/in front of the camera, faces, landscape, gesture, costume framing – camera position and lens, moving camera…

May 5, 2017
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Evolution of Cinema Language

EARLIEST FORMS Thomas Edison – Kinetoscope, movement, sensational   Lumiere Brothers- outside (light), portable, travel, “documentaries”   Melies – theater, vaudeville, fantasy, special effects, illusion   HER TRUST D.W. Griffith “A shot of a whole battlefield would be incomprehensible because looking at real things, the human vision fastens itself upon a quick succession of small comprehensible incidents like a mosaic out of such detail- the director counterfeits the operation of…

May 9, 2016
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