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Come and play with us, Danny

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Man, I think I came across one of the coolest things I have ever seen today. I was in a nondescript Z Pizza joint in Franconia, and the pizza wasn’t too terrible as extra-NYC pizza goes. That said, I will forever remember this place not for the pizza, but rather for one of the coolest wall decorations I’ve ever seen. What’s more, I had my son, daughter, and flip cam handy, and what’s to follow may prove to be one of my prized possessions over the course of time.

The Shining in 6 Frames

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Riffing off of Tom Woodward’s recent exercise he posted, I experimented with using six film frames to capture the essence of the film’s narrative. It might also be a nice way to think about how the juxtaposition of images make meaning, without worrying about drawing those images. Almost reverse engineering Kubrick’s filmic logic. So, here it is, and I was fortunate enough to find screenshots from Kubrick’s The Shining from this post here. Now to make this an assignment for the Digital Storytelling course to build on the five random images to tell a story, but more on this assignment shortly.






So, which transitions don’t work? I was also thinking about this version: