Alternative & Experimental Cinema

Experimental, or ‘avante-garde’ cinema, is a model of film-making which steps outside archetypal cinematic conventions. It creatively explores non-linear formats of narrative. It began in the 1920’s, almost a century ago.

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Discontinuity Editing

Discontinuity Mark Cousins once said that continuity editing is the equivalent of using the word “then” in a story. There are three general formats of continuity editing; Temporal connections: the relationship between a symptom and result, for example one shot may show a glass being pushed off a table and the second will show glass […]

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Digital Artefact: The Life of Mindy

 See entire artefact here It’s been just over a year since the birth of my digital artefact, The Life of Mindy, so I figured it’s probably about time to link her to my personal blog. I’ve had several people ask me recently what I chose to create for my artefact. Was it an intellectual podcast? Did you […]

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Where I’m From

  I come from the swing on the tree in my yard, which my mother once told me was magic That’s the first line I came up with in my attempt to replicate George Ella Lyon’s poem Where I’m From. When my family moved to our quaint little farm, my mother dubbed the large ornate tree beside […]

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