Database narrative

“The database represents the world as a list of items, and it refuses to order this list. In contrast, a narrative creates a cause-and-effect trajectory of seemingly unordered items (events)” (Manovich 2001, p. 225). Thus it seems impossible to combine those two concepts, but the media convergence makes it become possible. Manovich (2001, p. 227) … More Database narrative

Reflection on EPOC developing and collaborative work

After the groups are formed, there are more interesting ideas coming out which are advised by them. First, one of the web page probably be designed as an interactive video that there is a person stands in front of the window in a building and watches the people passing through, and viewers can see stories … More Reflection on EPOC developing and collaborative work

Reflection on project proposal and pitch presentation

The presentation did not achieve my desired goal because I felt most of listeners did not receive the accurate content from my pitch. They are not really clear about what I was talking about, so they asked me to explain it after the presentation. Someone asked me why you put video on the website, but … More Reflection on project proposal and pitch presentation

Reflection on group presentation: History of Participation

In this week, our group and I interpreted the development of participation from last century to modern time in analysis of three themes: participatory in art, media and documentary. We gave some examples to provide a clear structure of its developing progress. Through doing research, it is clear to understand that the huge influences brought … More Reflection on group presentation: History of Participation

Initial inspiration from nonfiction digital narrative exploration

(Karina 2018) I recently watched a famous Korean horror narrative film named Gonjiam Haunted Asylum. This is a live-streamed adventure into an abandoned hospital. The plot narrates a group of people who love expedition do a live-streaming video to online audience, leading them discover a hospital where paranormal event often happens. The use of 360 … More Initial inspiration from nonfiction digital narrative exploration

Forbidden Lies

I think this clip has totally three layers of the soundtrack containing sound effects, the speech and background music. Sound effects can be divided into synchronous sounds and asynchronous sounds. The synchronous sounds often come from the objects that we can see on the screen. The asynchronous sounds are off screen sound that it’s hard … More Forbidden Lies

Colour Grade

Different colour temperature can drive the pictures into different emotional circumstances. It is as significant as the background music that aims at putting viewers into various sense of feelings. I consider the colour adjustment is a necessary technique to be involved into each clip editing. This is because we cannot control the weather conditions for … More Colour Grade