Public Relations: Summary

Because I detest taking notes and love blogging, I figured that posting my summary on WordPress (& adding gifs) would be a good way for me to retain the information I will need to do well in my public relations exam. Week 1: What is PR? Types of Persuasive PR Campaigns Political (candidate/issue focused); NOT […]

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Research Reflection

Hello and welcome back! Thirteen weeks later, my research on extracting data about feminism from Twitter is complete – but before I celebrate my last submitted assessment of the semester with a swagalicious, Obama-esque mic drop, I’m going to reflect on¬†what I have learned about research practice in BCM212 this semester. A Brief Recap Last […]

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Subverting Cinematic Conventions

Creativity in cinema often comes from escaping conventions, or developing new ones. As such, cinema has been revolutionary media in multiple periods in time, not just when it became mainstream in the 1920’s. This often stems from significant political or social change; including sexual revolution, civil rights and wars.

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Cinematography

Cinematography is the union of art and technology. Its techniques and practices cannot be judged alone. Effective cinematography is that which works for the film and its context. Roles on a film set which integrate to create cinematography include the screenwriter, ¬†director, actors and producer above the line. Below the line, important roles include that […]

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