Perspectives on film

These two articles by Zettl and Osgood are very helpful in thinking about the upcoming film project. Zettl’s most interesting point involves the symmetry of a screen frame and Osgood describes the continuity of a shot as extremely important.

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Technology and relationships: Virilio intro/part one

Virilio touches the effect new media can have on relationships and what quality time is. He claims that the “…real time environment thanks to interactive technologies…gives new life today to the critical dimension” (10). New technology gives users the ability to be “present” with someone, even if just on a screen. Virilio argues that these new technologies are destroying the importance of being physically present with someone. He believes that we are beginning to become numb to the importance of where we physically are.

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