14 January 2018

Europe is Lost — Research: Animation types and approach

Narrative Animation synchronised to sound is extensively used throughout multiple forms of media and popular culture, whether to promote an event or performance, open a film or show, or introduce a concept.

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22 December 2017

Neon Noel 2017 — Creative: Sketches and storyboard

This stage explore early narratives, sketches and storyboards which will support the developed animation.

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22 December 2017

Neon Noel 2017 — Research: Narrative

I aim to develop my animation in a way that the narrative leads. At this stage in my research I explore a series of film narratives around Christmas, quest and adventure plots.

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22 December 2017

Neon Noel 2017 — Research: Look and feel

In this stage of research I aim to keep alternative routes open while considering my technical abilities and restrictions surrounding the projected output.

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22 December 2017

Neon Noel 2017 — Research: The theme

Initial research into themes exploring the emotions and atmosphere that surrounds Christmas. Developing visual and audio moodboads.

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22 December 2017

Neon Noel 2017 — Research: Projection mapping

Initial research into projection mapping and light shows. Exploring examples of early origins, what works and what doesn't work in terms of technical requirements and choice of visual execution.

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17 November 2017

Semiotics in film

Film semiotics is the study of how visual and audio function to construct meaning. Semiotics are messages communicated beyond what is seen or heard, using a system of signs set out by the film-maker.

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