Movies as Zombie Protection
In order to have the unique vision of an interactive participate in film, one must learn the processes of visual manipulation. Such processes as editing, framing as well as visual composition are powerful tools used in film. The viewer/participant has a deeper engagement with the film presentation. The viewer is awakened to the reality of film. The greater effort needed for true film engagement awakens the view to the spectacle of film. One becomes alive with the film and sheds the zombie trappings of dead escapism found in many audiences. A summary list of film methods and styles will be covered. The student will be required to research, write, and present critical analysis of standard film examples.