Run Lola Run Post

Run Lola Run relies heavily on a nonlinear technique that presents Lola’s story repeatedly with slight variations in each rendition. Through this repetition of scenes the movie relies on digital methods of video editing that allow for time changes. As noted in the reading, digital films challenge the framework of what is real by deconstructing and showing what can normally not be seen by toying with speed, focus, etc. In…

July 5, 2018
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Shawn Sims Continuity Assignment

For the continuity assignment I chose to create a video where I cooked a rice bowl. Cooking food is an easy to express the passage of time. I believe I was effective in doing this as I opened the video with the lights turned off, then I turned on the lights. From there I displayed the ingredients and began cooking. I chose a more close up approach with my shots…

June 28, 2018
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Continuity

For my video in regards to continuity editing, I chose to have my lovely girlfriend make some eggs. I used a couple of different framing techniques to film the preparation and cooking process. I used an establishing shot at the start of my film with the lights coming on to set the scene. One of my favorite shots is the over the shoulder canted/Dutch shot of my girlfriend cooking the…

June 28, 2018
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Continuity Assignment and Time Frames post

Video:   Time Frames: A lot of the best animated gifs that I see tend to be ones that loop seamlessly, or are very close to doing so. They seem to provide both a sense of time moving forward smoothly (real life tends not to stutter as a motion or action repeats or transitions to something else), as well as a sense of time standing still (that tea in the…

June 28, 2018
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Scene Framing

Sherlock Holmes (boxing scene) This scene in Sherlock Holmes is a fighting sequence that relies on numerous close up shots and slow paced action to portray a comprehensible continuity of movement that is normally too fast and distant to pick apart by the human eye. By focusing closely on the actions of Sherlock Holmes in slow motion while periodically providing long shots to establish location and presence of other characters,…

June 26, 2018
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Narrative Spaces – Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

Shot 1 – A medium close-up of the main characters Butch Cassidy (Paul Newmann) and Sundance (Robert Redford) in the closing scene of the classic “Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid” This intimate shot of the two friends in their final moments paints a perfect picture of the duo’s relationship. Butch and Sundance talk about where they’ll end up after the next battle. Shot 2 – A medium longshot of…

June 26, 2018
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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 Rule of Thirds vs. Symmetrical Framing – daily bread clip Cinema language (not exactly like a language) mise en scene – world depicted/in front of the camera, faces, landscape,…

May 5, 2017
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