Planning my Powerpoint

“Failing to plan is planning to fail” – Allen Lakein



As part of our visual effects module we have to present our current area of thought and ideas we’d like to complete for our final piece. Therefore this presentation is simple designed for us to mentally understand at what creative point we are at. In order to create the presentation we have to thoroughly understand our idea ourselves before sharing it with others therefore this was very beneficial to create one. In addition receiving constructive feedback from peers and other students can help expand ideas and help question the one we already have in order to improve. No idea is set in stone and I am very open for little or drastic change however from my current mind map, ideas and influences from Karens lectures and from my current technical ability and understanding of visual effects techniques the presentation and idea below is what was presented.

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K | Montage : Condensing Space and Time

“Time is non refundable, use it with intention” – Unknown


Todays lesson gave me more of an insight on types of montage and creative influencers to look at. Montage was certainly an idea I was wanting to use for my final piece therefore this lesson really had an influence to my ideas. In addition how montage can have the ability to control time, pace and narrative.  Continue reading

K | Cinematography, Composite and the Green Screen

“Give light and people will find the way” – Ella Baker 


Todays lesson consisted of reacting to and analysing why people use certain lighting designs, compositions and effects in order to create something visually pleasing that others can respond to. In addition we had an insight to what previous students created towards their visual effects module hoping it will give us a better idea and understanding on what to create also giving ideas to some.

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