Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Perfect Human

A film called ‘The Perfect Human’ (1967) by Jorgen Leth is a short film which features a male and female inside a plain white room. Repetition is one of the first things I noticed in the film, with the narrator … Continue reading

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Idea #5

Involving the three themes of power, spectacle and memory I have an idea based around the flashback of somebody who was taken as a hostage. Based on the idea of ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ and the story of Mary McElroy, a woman … Continue reading

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Coventry Conversation – Paul Abbott

Paul Abbott (the writer of the TV series Shameless) came into the Uni to talk about his work and give the students some advice on writing techniques. I made some notes of the interest points that Paul made during the … Continue reading

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Idea #4

Featured in an episode of the TV show Peep Show is a scene which occurs throughout involving the characters Jeremy and Super-Hans during the morning ‘after’ trying to remember something bad that they had done the night before. A series … Continue reading

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Idea #3

This idea strays away from the others and is more like an experimental film rather than a visual experiment. Utilizing the technique i’ve previously explained that is used in the videogame Half-Life I want to make a film entirely using … Continue reading

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Idea #2

In the same vein as my previous idea, I have a few thoughts on making another video based around another visual experiment. This would be testing music and its effects on people. It would also be less serious than the … Continue reading

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Idea #1

Following on from my recent interest in various psychological experiments I have decided that I would love to film a live experiment myself. Taking inspiration from the ‘Milgram Experiment’ which tests humanities obedience to authority, I could conduct something similar … Continue reading

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