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Wednesday
Dec062017

Watching short films - task 3

Go to this short film website - Short Film of the Week 

Watch the short film - I'm in here.

Short films are a unique art form as they need to compress the narrative and thematic concerns of the film into a short timeframe. 

With this in mind - analyse the film and answer the following questions on a google slides document:

 

  1. What do we know about the main character from his conversation with the restaurant?
  2. What do we know about the character from the mise en scene?
  3. How do you feel when he initially hears the noises in the flat?
  4. How is the intrusion of the family made comedic (funny) rather than acary?
  5. Rewatch the key conversations between the two men - how do they develop the narrative?
  6. How is ediitng used to compress time - consider for example the 'moving in' montage?
  7. When does the narrative seem to become more sinister?
  8. How is sound used to create a shift in the mood of the story?
  9. How is lighting used to create a shift in the mood of the story?
  10. What theme or idea do you think that the film is exploring - what do you think that it is trying to say?

 

 

 

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