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Tuesday, 23 February 2010

FURTHER RESEARCH & REFERENCING





Following on from last weeks lectures I had a chat with Danny (fellow student) who had been into the University library and found a DVD (The Rhythm of film) by a chap called Geoffrey Jones.

I set aside my Monday night activities and began watching what was a real eye opener and very enjoyable watch.

His direction and choice of music was amazing - choosing (what I would have presumed fairly non eventful) subjects such as Snow, Rail, Locomotion and Trinidad & Tobago.

Geoffrey Jones has been making films that look, sound and feel like nothing else. He has a great nack of marrying images, music & rhythm together to make film that really draws you in.

He is one of Britain's true film artists making full use of his Bolex 16mm camera.

Cheers Danny!!

Monday, 22 February 2010

QUOTES

“Look at the subject as if you have never seen it before. Examine it from every side. Draw its outline with your eyes or in the air with your hands, and saturate yourself with it.” (John Baldessari)