After learning about voice control, we watched the new True Grit and then talked about how westerns have transformed into modern crime and detective shows.
After wrapping up all things non-fiction, we learned about the Hero's Journey and then started The Lady in the Water.
After watching Experimenter, a docu-film, we watched
some OK GO music videos and making of the videos. This is reflexive mode.
We took notes on the 6 modes of documentaries as we watched a bunch of stuff.
After sharing our stop-motion films in class, we started our non-fiction unit.
We started with Observational Mode and Poetic Mode.
We learned about animation and stop motion.
Then we watched Ponyo and, in groups, we made a short stop motion film.
We learned about Phenomenology film theory and we also discussed what it means to romanticize our lives.
Then we watched Big Fish and Midnight in Paris.
Today we learned about lighting and color.
Then we watched some of Joe Versus the Volcano and analyzed it for cinematic elements.