Assessment 1 · Sound and Image

A Scene from Martin Scorsese’s Movie “Taxi Driver”

The scene starts in a medium angle with a medium close-up shot of Travis Bickle while he is in the taxi, and I think Martin Scorsese chose this shot to indicate Travis Bickle's facial expressions and his enthusiasm to go inside and talk with Betsy ( figure 1). (figure 1)  The second shot is a very long one, started with panning from left to right, then zooming at Travis Bickle with… Continue reading A Scene from Martin Scorsese’s Movie “Taxi Driver”

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Assessment 1 · Sound and Image

Keyboard Shortcuts for Adobe Premiere

Shortcuts are one of the important aspects to be a professional in a career that depends on a particular software. Since this semester has started, there are some shortcuts for Adobe Premiere that I have learned, but there are so many that I need more practice and time to cover. Here are some shortcuts that I didn't know… Continue reading Keyboard Shortcuts for Adobe Premiere

Assessment 1 · Sound and Image

Crew Roles of Film Production

As I’ve read chapter 28 of "Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics" by Michael Rabiger as well as Crew Roles reading. I've realized that how complicated and detailed is to direct and develop a crew. I was stunned by the number of people who work in film production, and how specific their jobs are. Furthermore, some aspects have excited me the most… Continue reading Crew Roles of Film Production

Assessment 4 · CMWP

iBooks Author By Apple

Storytelling is one of the oldest arts. It is interactive, and it engages two people at least, the teller and the recipient. Nowadays with technology evolution, many platforms have emerged to expand creativity for storytellers. One interesting platform is iBooks Author provided by Apple.   The iBooks Author is a free service from Apple that… Continue reading iBooks Author By Apple

Assessment 4 · CMWP

Targeted Advertising by Using Beacons

  The growth of social media usage caught marketers attention. In the US people use social media more than any other sites, either by PCs or mobile phones. In fact, time spent on social media has dramatically increased from 88 billion minutes in 2011 July to 121 billion minutes a year after. As the statistics show,… Continue reading Targeted Advertising by Using Beacons