Loops – Elaina Sundwall

This gif was inspired by the seemingly endless hours I was required to spend practicing the piano as a child. At the time I would rather stare at a wall than learn, so I spent 30 minutes a day for about 5 years of my life staring at sheet music or the wall until my mother returned a book or later my phone to me after my time was up….

May 21, 2019
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Continuity Video – Sundwall

The first assignment for “Introduction to Digital Cinema” was an introductory video with a focus on narrative and character building. For that assignment I had envisioned a montage of myself taking my dog for a walk accompanied by my voiceover, but I had trouble executing the camera work and building my own character. For this assignment I wanted to approach the subject of walking my dog again, this time with…

May 14, 2019
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Blog #1 Framing – Joseph Stipan

When thinking of a movie with many dynamic framing shots, I thought of a movie that I recently watched again (WARNING THIS MOVIE HAS SOME BAD WORDS). For those who don’t know Deadpool, he is a character in the Marel Universe. He is not camera shy, as he breaks the 4th wall very often. Throughout this scene, multiple angles are shot in multiple directions very quickly. The beginning of the…

May 9, 2019
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Framing in Pulp Fiction – Blog 1

The first movie that came to mind as a piece with dynamic shots and framing was Pulp Fiction. I was worried it might be an obvious choice, but I think it is an obvious choice for good reasons. For myself and many other people, the first time watching Pulp Fiction felt like some sort of revelation of how editing can drive a story, shot by shot, as well as in…

May 9, 2019
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Framing – Elaina Sundwall

I wanted my “Who-Done-it?” to begin with a “What-Is-It?” To build suspense I began with close shots, then medium, and finally long shots. Using my dog and a doll he had previously ripped up as subjects allowed me to frame the shots according to the figures of both my dog and the doll, as the doll has a vaguely human form. I begin with an extreme close up of the…

May 9, 2019
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Matthew Gisby

Hi everyone, I recently realized that I am more of  cat person than I ever thought I could be when my significant other and I moved in together.   These cats have become a big part of my life, so I knew pretty quickly that I would use one or both of our cats in this assignment. I figured I would incorporate one of my hobbies into the video too.  Since…

May 9, 2019
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Cat-Astrophe (Framing Assignment) By: Joseph Stipan

Here is my Framing Assignment!   I decided to do a video on my wife and I’s a cat. Believe it or not, this was something she actually did. Lately, we have caught her on the counter many times; knocking things over and spilling drinks that we leave by accident. She loves her food, so I decided to leave her bag on the counter; motivating her to climb up. Don’t…

May 9, 2019
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Introduction

I am Elaina Sundwall, I am a DTC major and I’m currently working on growing my front-end web development skills. In this class I hope to build upon the things I learned last semester in Introduction to Digital Cinema, but more so I would like to build the skills that I did not spend as much time building last semester. Last semester I primarily edited, directed, and acted in the…

May 8, 2019
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Framing

January 27, 2014

Framing (camera position) Variety of camera positions and angles keeps the eyes busy and interested, evokes the space and psychology of characters. Maintaining a single angle or distance reinforces a point of view. types of camera positions: ELS – extreme long shot (landscape) LS – long shot (full body) MLS – medium long shot (from knees up) M – medium (from waist up) MCU – medium close-up (from chest/shoulders up) CU – close-up (face) ECU –…

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