Final Project (With Artist’s Statement and Final Tweaks)

  Artist’s Statement:   I originally wanted to make a fictional video for my final project, but I had trouble thinking of a concrete idea for it. I thought back to my previous video essay assignment about the importance of time. I really liked the subject, so I decided to create a new video essay about time. After doing some studying on concepts related to time, I came across chronoception,…

December 10, 2019
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Bad Fortune: Continuity Assignment

My film for this assignment was based on a fortune teller reading her own cards–and seeing something awful in them.   My opening shot of the match was an extreme close-up–I did this to create a ‘bookend’ effect with the final shot, as well as to create an air of mystery and intrigue, hopefully to draw my viewer in. My next shot is my establishing shot, in which the fortune…

September 10, 2019
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The New Arrival (Continuity Assignment)

This semester I’ve started keeping my tripod in my car in case I ever spontaneously found inspiration or an idea for filming something.  While visiting my parents this weekend I saw an opportunity for making a continuity video of a new chicken arriving and being added to a flock. My parents live in a somewhat rural area and they enjoy raising and keeping chickens in their backyard. They frequently buy…

September 10, 2019
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Framing Assignment

My intent was to frame a narrative of discovering a vandalism and following the clues left behind list of shots used: low Medium Shot High Medium Long-shot Extreme Close up Long Shot Close Up “Over the Shoulder” Extreme Long Shot

September 3, 2019
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The Use of Framing in “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

-Medium Close-up -Point of View Wide Angle -Medium Close-up -Low Medium Close-up -Close-up -Close-up -Close-up -Close-up -High Long-shot (full body) –> -Extreme Long-shot   The way the framing and editing of this scene in O Brother, Where Art Thou? holds the scene together as a narrative is by letting the audience know exactly how each character is responding to their currant situation by utilizing point of view angles and close-ups to…

September 3, 2019
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Dylan Niehaus Framing Assignment – “Food”

This is what I was able to come up with for this assignment. I enjoyed making this video, and I was very fortunate that my cat cooperated in the way that he did! Although I did use at least 5 different shots, I may have struggled to properly utilize 5 different framing styles. Enjoy!

August 30, 2019
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