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A Life in Colour

Over the past six months I have been working on a documentary film which will be submitted as my dissertation by practice. The film is entitled Don Brett: A Life in Colour. It looks at my friend Don, who is … Continue reading

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Another trailer for a fake movie: The Ultimate Adventures of Samurai Cowboy

Here’s this week’s ‘trailer for a fake movie’ that my friends and I have put together. This one’s more epic, higher production value (twenty odd quid instead of a fiver and a packet of crisps) and therefore took a lot longer … Continue reading

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Death House 2 : A trailer for a fake movie

My friends and I are in our final year of a Film & Media studies degree. Four of us have been working together over the last couple of years and have formed a small production team. We call ourselves Perygl … Continue reading

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Have you seen Jennifer Aniston’s new dress?

An Introduction to Media Studies It’s a funny old world. Ever since the ancient civilisations began painting on cave walls, we have been obsessed with media. Nowadays we log on to the internet or switch on the T.V. to get … Continue reading

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The Other Boys from Brazil

World Cinema: Themes and Case Studies – City of God (Cidade de Deus) How many of us actually watch films from around the globe on a regular basis? I’m guessing, on average, not that many. Granted, we are more likely to these days … Continue reading

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Live Dangerously Until the End

European Cinema History: The French New Wave ~ ‘Breathless’ (À bout de souffle) In the late 1950s and early 60s, the way we looked at cinema was changed, forever. The nouvelle vague, or French ‘new wave’ was an artistic and innovative movement whose adherents … Continue reading

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Recording Audio and Overdubbing

DVP Week 9 In the ninth session for the ‘Introduction to Single Camera’ module, we looked at overdubbing audio and the importance of sound in film-making. We were shown a clip from the DVD supplement that comes with the instructional … Continue reading

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