This is an unpublished essay completed for my BA Film Studies course a little under a year and a half ago. The piece is a little less polished than my recent work, but I hope is a interesting read none the less.
Sequence Timecode: (00:04:10 – 00:08:20) Based on an estimated projection of how Britain might cope with the escalation, events, and aftermath of global nuclear war in the 1960s, Peter Watkins’s … Continue reading Close Analysis: Peter Watkins’s The War Game (1965)
Click HERE to listen to the 4th annual BP awards! The show is an interesting and very fun alternative to the big awards shows such as the oscars, and is … Continue reading The BPs Ceremony 2017
When I first saw Mulholland Drive at a second-run theater in downtown Portland, Maine, I hated it. I was angry that it existed. How could anyone finance this thing? I … Continue reading Mulholland Drive (2001) Eric Norcross
I recently completed an original film treatment centred on a story of an innocent young girl caught amidst a firestorm of bad media attention that sees her wrongly accused of a … Continue reading YOU DON’T KNOW ME – An Original Film Treatment
I recently wrote an academic essay exploring the historical and cultural origins of the cinematic close-up. The piece is a long read, but I think any reader interested in cinema … Continue reading An Archaeology of the Close-Up
2016 was jam-packed with controversy and conflict. No matter what side of anything you were on, I think the year could most appropriately be described as a never-ending fight between … Continue reading A World of Film’s Top 10 of 2016
“This thing … it’s gonna follow you.” As Hugh speaks these unnerving words to Jay during the first act of David Robert Mitchell’s, It Follows (2014), we could be mistaken … Continue reading It Follows and Musically Uncanny
For art historian and theorist Hans Belting, our understanding of images has, throughout the history of art and media theory, greatly undervalued our perception of images as distinctive from the … Continue reading Two Sides of the Same Coin: Images and Power
Venue Hire This short film was made to promote the venue hire of the PESGB and the area that the charity is located. Evening Lecture This video was made … Continue reading Video Work
Already an established contemporary video artist and filmmaker, Omer Fast has directed a range of short films challenging the conventions of storytelling, particularly focusing on the concept of reality, representation, … Continue reading A Film to Remember, by Darrell Tuffs
The haunting presence of the auteur has long loomed over the French film industry; it was in France itself that the auteur theory as a major film discussion was first … Continue reading Does ‘the Phantom of the Auteur’ Haunt French Cinema?