Run Lola Run – Post-Continuity Editing

In Run Lola Run, the editing makes used of nonlinear storytelling and time loops and shifting. Throughout the film we see Lola engage of different scenarios of the same event and these scenes are strung together through the use of editing. Every new scenario that Lola goes through is connected through the usage of the phone ringing and by establishing the settings of each scene. Whenever the phone rings, the…

September 25, 2018
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Loops

In this GIF from The Shining,¬†we see Jack endlessly playing with a ball by throwing it against a wall. The loop can be interpreted in many different ways and even establish the personality of a character and build upon their narrative. By endlessly throwing the ball, some may see it as the character attempting to release while others may see it as simply a playful act. This next loop messes…

September 18, 2018
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Narrative Time

In Scott McCloud’s visual essay he makes several points about how the framing of panel’s can manipulate the reader’s sense of time passage within a comic. The best example that I think he gives is how a larger panel can give the reader a larger sense of time. In this case, this panel: can show convey more time passing rather than this panel: Even if there are more than one…

September 11, 2018
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Continuity Video

  For my continuity assignment, I chose to go with the “making/doing something” route. In the video, I aimed to use continuity editing to showcase an action taking place without disrupting the narrative flow of the “story” itself. At the start of the video, I’m laying on my bed listening to music. From there, I put down my iPod, get up, and get out of bed. Then, as I walk…

September 11, 2018
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