MEDA101 – Project 3 – Inertia

Project Statement Inertia – “a property of matter by which it continues in its existing state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, unless that state is changed by an external force.” Sometimes, we get swept up in life’s inertia – unable to stop ourselves as we are propelled by a constant stream of […]

MEDA101 PROJECT 2: AUDIO

PROJECT STATEMENT When you’re watching a movie, you can close your eyes but you cannot mute your ears. Thus, sound is integral in creating mood and conveying stories, so I have created an audio narrative which acts as a soundscape but draws focus on specific isolated sounds to create a multidimensional experience through the protagonist’s ears. […]

Where I’m From

Project Statement Using Lyon’s poem, and the Lumiere Rules as a basis, my project explores the metaphysical notions of where I’m from. Using a non-linear sequence, ambiguity is paired with concrete images, reflecting my poem’s theme – that ‘home’ is more than just a place. I found that the juxtaposition of nature and urban settings was […]

Practise Makes Perfect

It’s very easy to look at a stunning image and forget the artistry that it takes to produce a good one. So today we put our skills to the test and produced a number of 10 second clips, making sure to include: a wide, close-up, and extreme close-up shot; a shot displaying fore, mid, and […]

A Whole New World

Tip: frame the shot, take 1 step forward, and reframe. It’s amazing to think you could work with a DSLR for years without understanding the settings. For myself, like many others, the countless dials, meters and numbers which determine the manual settings of a DSLR are way too daunting and far-fetched for any amateur dabbling […]