The phrase ‘pushing the boundaries’ of innovation runs synonymously with Motion Capture technology. Anyone familiar with the iconic ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy must have come across the term ‘Motion Capture’. What makes it a reckoning force in the world of cinema and entertainment is its ability to seamlessly integrate the ‘real’ into the ‘virtual’ … More Capturing ‘E’motions- Is Motion Capture the future of cinema?
Introduction: Stepping away from what makes a good or a bad app is the business end of things. Much like any art form, building/designing an app would come under the “art” fraction. However, launching it on platforms and ensuring success and sustainability is a slippery slope. Only few manage to make it and that begs … More The ‘App’ Business: Is it sustainable?
‘Internet of Things’ literally sounds like a badly titled sci-fi movie, the reality though is a lot more morbid and one that poses a grave danger for human resource. The only thing that poses higher risk to humans in general is the possibility of a natural disaster wiping out the entire human race. What Is ‘Internet … More Internet of Things: End of Human Use or End of Humanity?
The functionalities of User Experience online User Experience online is like a mixed bag, specially when it comes to online businesses. Cause every ‘experience’ in some sense is very subjective and private. However, what makes user experience for businesses online unique and exciting? What make it a singular powerful tool for online businesses to engage … More The role of ‘Video’ in determining UX with Online Businesses
The Process The three shot exercise was essentially devising a continuity coverage for the edit. It happened even before we could learn how to white balance or expose our cameras and hence we were dealing with the bare bones of image making. The process of shooting the shots was fairly simple. We were a group … More The Expertise- 3 Shot edit: A Reflection #2
The Exercise As an exercise recording the abstract images and adding an overlay of the haiku was interesting. It enabled the editor in me to engage with the material in dynamic ways by crafting my own meaning when both are forced to engage with each other. I wanted to go for a pleasantly paced edit, … More Abstract/Haiku: Reflection #1
My role on the Lenny shoot for our group (Group 4) was to act as ‘Producer’ through the pre-production stages of the project and become the 1st AD on the day of the shoot. The following is a critical break down of how the project flowed. Pre-Production The first thing we set out to do … More LENNY: Reflection and Rough Cut #5
Understanding and studying comedy and comedic performance has always been an area of interest. Using the help of the scene above (split into two clips), I’d like to deconstruct what goes into writing and performing comedy for the screen. An area I hope to hone my skills through the course of my study. WRITING … More The Initiative Post: Understanding Comedic Performance in film #3
Sight and Hearing This reading peaked my interest in studying some of the enlisted points with the help of an example. Hence, for the sake of the exercise, I’d like to use the example of an iconic scene from the movie ‘Shame’ (2011), directed by Steve McQueen. *Image and Sound must not support each … More Prompt- Readings #4
(Goodfellas – Funny Guy Scene (1990), 2012) Everyone who has had the privilege of watching ‘Goodfellas’ would be lying if they said that this scene did not send chills down their spines and at the same time, managed to keep them in splits. If I were asked to put my money on the most significant … More Find a Scene: ‘Funny Guy’ #7