Silence of the Lambs โ€“ Title Sequence

Hey Everyone!

This week is my final week of the first duration of summer school and I’m quite exhausted!
6 weeks really goes by so fast it’s unbelievable…

In my Graphic Narrative, Animation, and Motion, our final assignment was… you guessed it… a Title Sequence!

With this being my 3rd title sequence project at OCAD, I wanted to create something with more depth and raw footage. Also, I wanted to pick a film out of my comfort zone… HORROR!

I picked a pretty well known film called Silence of the Lambs, mainly because the original opening credits for the film is pretty DREADFUL!

So here’s my title sequence:

Digital Media Journal = My Sad Life

This semester I am taking a VERY VERY interesting course for my minor: Networked Communities and Environments. Specifically, this course addresses the social dynamics of the Internet, how networks evolve, the social implications, the spaces in which the networks exist and so on.

For the first assignment,ย I was tasked with keeping a Digital Media Journal. Basically, track the amount of times I use any digital media and what kind specifically.

What I have noticed is that I use my laptop and iPhone extensively for multiple purposes.For example, I observed that each morning, I turn on my Music on my iPhone on my morning commute as well as my commutes going home. I have also noticed that I constantly check my Instagram account on my phone, at least 12 times throughout the day. I estimated that I listen to music for roughly 7 hours each day.
As well, being in a design program, I use my laptop everyday to access the Adobe software. Moreover, I do use my laptop to access the Internet. Throughout the week, I visited Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, WordPress.com, YouTube, Google, and Gmail more than 10 times. In particular, I opened Facebook everyday and will leave the webpage open for over 5 hours. I usually spend roughly 10 hours a day solely on my laptop.
Finally, I watched the television twice to watch a half-hour show and an hour show the other time. The other television shows I watched were off my computer, around 2 hours that week.

In conclusion, I have found that I have a clear dependency on both my laptop and iPhone.

Here is the video I produced for my assignment:

500 Days of Summer Title Sequence

Hey fellow readers!

Its time for the post I’ve been dying to write about: My Title Sequence Assignment.

Here’s the brief I received from by professor
โ€“ย Inย Title Sequence, you will create a new title sequence (also known as opening credits) for an existing film of your choosing. This introductory sequence is intended to (fictionally) replace the movie’s original opening credits. This assignment will demonstrate your knowledge of narrative, sequence, cinematic techniques and exhibit your ability to skillfully convey original concept.

So, I started off making a storyboard:

Nicole Clarizio-Title Sequence Storyboard

 

I ended up not completely following my storyboard (sorry folks no kissing in this video).

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But here is my final video for you viewing pleasure. I ended up using Adobe After Effects for the clip editing and Adobe Premier to put the clips together!

So enjoy 500 Days of Summer: Title Sequence

And that is my Title Sequence Assignment!

Now I want to make title sequences for other moviesโ€ฆ MMMUUUUAAAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Zoetrope

In my Communication: Time, Motion, Media class, the first assignment was to create a zoetrope. A zoetrope is a device that produces the illusion of motion through a rapid spinning of static pictures. It consists of a cylinder with cut, vertical slits on the sides, with a band of images in the inner surface. As device spins, the viewer looks through the slits at the pictures.

Here is my Photographic Documentation of my zoetrope:

Zoetrope: Full View

Zoetrope: Barrel View

And finally here is the Video Documentation of my Zoetrope and the animation:

And that is my zoetrope ๐Ÿ˜€

 

A Must Watch

Well fellow readers, I’ll keep this post brief and direct.

CLICK ON THIS LINK:ย http://theshuv.blogspot.ca/2013/07/the-shuvs-made-to-murder-promo_17.html

If you click the link, magical things will happen! You will discover something truly exciting! YOU WON’T BE DISAPPOINTED!! (LOL I’m too excited for my own good… this is what happens when I share/spread the word about stuff that’s just awesome!)

Anyways, before I lose my mind, and readers for that matter, I’ll give a brief explanation of where the link will take you.
I mentioned in a previous post about one of my best friends from school, Moe. Along with his incredible talent of drawing and design, he also has a knack at video editing and production.

I will say no more and let you experience it for yourselves.

You won’t be disappointed trust me ๐Ÿ™‚