The Lady and The Reaper An old lady is nearing the end of her days and she longs to be with the husband she has lost. So, when death pays her a visit on night in the form of a rather comical Grim Reaper then she touches his extended hand without fear. Only, she has not considered that a meddlling doctor on our side of the great divide will decide that she must be resuscitated . So ensues a terrific fight between the Reaper and the doctor, who fight fiercely over the mortal coil of the ancient dame.
Lazarillo de Tormes Lazarillo de Tormes is an anonymous picaresque novel written at the beginning of the 16th century which tells the story of a young boy of humble origins who works for different men in different planes of society. Lazarillo de Tormes was the first picaresque novel and the one that invented the genre. Argument of Lazarillo de Tormes The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History of Aspect Ratio John Hess From FilmMakerIQ.com traces the evolution of the screen shape from the silent film days through the widescreen explosion of the 50s, to the aspect ratio of modern digital cameras. If you’ve ever wondered why and how the formats we use today came to be, this is something you’ll want to watch. The topic is too broad to summarize for those that would prefer to not watch his video but, there is one piece that definitely stuck out to me. At the end Hess closes with this: “It’s still only a shape. A canvas on which to draw your story.
The Story Behind Girl Rising, the Most Powerful Film You'll See This Year Girl Rising is a revolutionary film that follows the life stories of nine girls from the developing world, who struggle every day for freedom, education and a voice in their home countries of Cambodia, Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan. I sat down with the film’s Academy Award-nominated Director Richard Robbins to discuss this incredible project. Where did the idea for this film come from? Why girls’ education? The original idea was mine. 5 Classic Cartoons They Don't Want You To See Who doesn't love cartoons? The Man, that's who. They insist on editing away those wonderful animated moments of horrifying violence, profanity and outright bigotry that cartoons from all eras like to slip in from time to time. Typically they only get to slip it in once before parents and advertisers drop the hammer and get the episode pulled forever. Here are some of the moments they don't want you to see... though upon further review, we're thinking they may have been right. Donald Duck Gets in Der Fuhrer's Face
ICC in Crisis? - Motion Graphics Collective A short animation about the ICC (international criminal court). Produced for Gizmo Films by Marcus Plowright Motion Graphics by Patrick Clair All photographic materials sourced from creative commons. Film Study Worksheet for a Documentary TWM's movie worksheets for documentaries are available through the following links: Film Study Worksheet for a Documentary and Film Study Worksheet for a Documentary that Seeks to Persuade on Issues of Political or Social Significance. 10 Must-See Animated Short Films Movies and TV No matter how old you are, I’m sure you’d love good animations and cartoons. I still remember spending my whole afternoons watching Cartoon Network when I was still a kid. But even more so than what’s available on your local cable channel, a lot of good animations are also available on Youtube! The short films are a special mention, as many of them come with a good story. The list below has 10 popular short film animations (in no particular order) you must see on Youtube.
Myths from Around the World Rome Aeneas tightly clasped a golden tree bough in his hand. It would give him safe passage on his terrible journey — to the underworld to seek out his father, Anchises. The Trojan hero followed his guide, the wise woman, the Sibyl of Cumae, deep into the dark forbidding cave that led to the land of the dead. They traveled the road of lost spirits, shadows adrift, and frightening horrors of disease, death, and discord until they reached two rivers. 22 Of The Best Short Animated Films You’ll watch in this article some of the best short animated movies that were created. Most of them were awarded or at least nominated for the Academy Awards. A lot of of these short animated films have a funny approach on the situations presented but you will also see some dramatic short videos. It will take you some to watch them all so I’m suggesting you to bookmark the article. I’ve watched all of these good animation movies and I was astonished by their authors’ creativity and exemplar execution.
Suspension of Disbelief In the world of fiction you are often required to believe a premise which you would never accept in the real world. Especially in genres such as fantasy and science fiction, things happen in the story which you would not believe if they were presented in a newspaper as fact. Even in more real-world genres such as action movies, the action routinely goes beyond the boundaries of what you think could really happen.
Animated Short Films A film about design. If for one day you had the power to make your world work better, what would you change? makeshapechange.com Shape is part of a project to get young people thinking about how the world is made around them, and where design fits in. This film and the accompanying website was commissioned by Pivot Dublin and Dublin City Council to promote wider acceptance and use of design as a tool for positive change. Film credits: fiction - What breaks suspension of disbelief? - Writers Beta - Stack Exchange There are two failures of storytelling that can cause me to lose my suspension of disbelief: Violating Established Rules In Act I through the first half of Act II, the story should establish the rules by which this fantasy or scifi world operates. This is usually told from the perspective of the protagonist, who is thrown into this new reality along with the audience.