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Film and TV 2016-2018

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Weeks 1-4: Formative Feedback

Week 2: Feedback and Reflection

This week, I have learned a variety of skills and increased my knowledge. I have especially found film noir interesting as I had not previously heard of the genre and learning about it has prompted me to watch The Maltese Falcon. Continue reading “Week 2: Feedback and Reflection”

Week 2: Unit 4 – Genre – What is Genre

The genre is referred to in films as the type of content in it. A film doesn’t have to be just one genre as it can be a mix of different ones. Sub-genres are less popular genres and usually, branch off the main ones. Continue reading “Week 2: Unit 4 – Genre – What is Genre”

Week 2: Unit 3 ~ Lighting Tech, how to become one?

A Lighting Engineer is in charge of most aspects of the lighting. Lighting Engineers work with the director using semiology to create the desired effect. Continue reading “Week 2: Unit 3 ~ Lighting Tech, how to become one?”

Week 2: Unit 2 ~ Research Plan – subject – Lighting – Plan, research and evaluate

What I want to find out

I want to find out about lighting effects in films, in particular, the 1944 – 1954 film genre – film noir. This is because film noir uses lighting techniques to the extreme. Continue reading “Week 2: Unit 2 ~ Research Plan – subject – Lighting – Plan, research and evaluate”

Week 2: Unit 1 ~ Introduction to Lighting – pictures taken to illustrate white balance.

I have been learning about white balance and the effect it creates. I have also learnt how to correct white balance.

White balance is the measurement of colour temperature. Colour temperature can be blue, white and orange and it is measured in kelvin’s. Continue reading “Week 2: Unit 1 ~ Introduction to Lighting – pictures taken to illustrate white balance.”

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