So, today's final was a bit unconventional, wasn't it? Thanks for being so understanding. Sometimes I make plans and then live intervenes. Mamma mia.

Anyway, below are links to the short films we watched. "The Wrong Mans" isn't available for free anywhere on the web that I could find, but I included the prompts for it in any case and a link to HULU where you can see it with an account. If you get a chance to watch the whole show and the whole series, you won't be disappointed.

So, to get credit for the final, just answer any ONE of the questions really well, then submit it using one of these methods:

  • Print out a hard copy and submit it to the Film Analysis in-basket in room 110 before 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
  • Submit an electronic file (make sure you properly name the file and head the paper) to my DropItTo.Me account: DropItTo.Me/DeMiero the password is "Hawks2018"
  • Create a Google Doc and share it with me using my school email address. DO NOT EMAIL ME THE DOCUMENT.

 

"Prospect"

Q1: Cinematography - Discuss the camera technique/cinematography. What shots were used that were most effective? How did these shots add to the reality of the film?

Q2: Story - What was interesting and/or effective about this story? Were you surprised by who the enemy turned out to be? What happened at the end?

 

"88:88"

Q1: There is almost no dialogue in this film. What impact did that have on you as an audience member? What in the heck is this film about?!?

Q2: Because this film is shot almost entirely inside a small room, there are several considerations the filmmaker had to take into account - depth of field, focus, lighting, shot selection, etc. What worked? What was problematic?

 

"The Wrong Mans"

Q1: What was unique about this opening sequence from the pilot episode? Was it effective in getting you to consider watching the rest of the series?

Q2: Despite appearing to be fairly simplistic, this series uses several cinematic techniques not usually associated with television shows. Did you see anything in the opening sequence that might suggest a more cinematic approach to come in this series? Shot techniques? Camera movement?