Film Language – Part Three – Point Of View

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How much do you know about film techniques? In this final piece in our three part series on Film Language, Creative Director Tom Hickmore explains that a lot of people think Literal Point of View filming makes a subjective experience on screen more powerful – but is the technique really more immersive or empathic?

Film Language – Part Two – The Kuleshov Effect

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How much do you know about film techniques? Creative Director Tom Hickmore presents this second piece in our three part series on film language. Part two explains how by juxtaposing two different shots, we can interpret the subject’s experience differently.

Film Language – Part One – Dialectical Editing

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How much do you know about film techniques? Creative Director Tom Hickmore presents this first piece in a three part series on film language – and how editing creates an impression of a subjective experience on screen.

Literal POV drama – your questions answered

On 11-11-15 I gave a talk at the eLN Conference Beyond ‘click next’…digital learning solutions come of agebased on my blog Point-of-view Drama – How Does it Work?  As the subject is so complex I felt I left my audience wanting some less equivocal answers to their questions.  Here’s a bit of an explanation of why it’s so complex followed by my attempts to better answer some of the questions I received.

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Point-of-View drama – how does it work?

Right now there is a vogue for dramatized point-of-view video with branching scenarios, so here are my thoughts on the form’s strengths and weakness.

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