Monthly Archives: September 2010

Theme Portrayal

In class, we watched Chris Morris’s controversial terrorist comedy Four Lions. We were then tasked to describe and explain the portrayal of young British Muslims in the movie. Here is a trailer of the movie. Four Lions is a travesty based … Continue reading

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2 Minute Opening Task

  We were tasked in lesson to look at the opening two minutes of Shaun Of The Dead and learn what we could about the importance of every minute detail in the opening two minutes of a film. Characters, tone, … Continue reading

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Media on Open Evening

QEGs held an open evening for anyone looking to join the school, whether it be at Year 7, 6th Form, or for people joining other years. I volunteered to help in the Media department. This consisted of using a green screen … Continue reading

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Continuity Exercise

We were tasked with making a thirty second piece of footage to demonstrate our understand and command of two filming techniques and the adherence of a filming rule. It also allowed us to familiarise ourselves with operating cameras and using the school … Continue reading

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The Art Of The Title Sequence

We were tasked for homework to browse the website The Art Of The Title Sequence; we looked at 2-4 minute videos of title sequences taken from a variety of different movies. This was preliminary work to our Constructive Assignment to … Continue reading

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Heartiest salutations to all!

Who am I? I am called Chris Elmer. What is my favourite food? I am studying Media at A level and this is my blog! My favourite food is anything with salsa as its primary condiment. This is relevant to my character introduction … Continue reading

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