Sunday, 26 February 2017
Heath Ledger’s performance as The Joker is universally celebrated—and with good reason—but there is more to the character than his excellent performance. In this video Michael Tucker analyzes what makes The Joker the perfect antagonist for The Dark Knight.
Saturday, 25 February 2017
Today's subject is the idea of a story filter or lens. Often utilized through genre, this idea is sometimes the very best method at getting to the heart of what your story is really about. So, let's explore that idea—but rather than through genre—through animation. And let's use the work of one of the of form's greatest contemporary directors as our example.
Friday, 24 February 2017
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Studio Ghibli has consistently created the most compelling animated films I have ever seen, in part due to their immersive realism. Despite the fantasy and magic, Ghibli's films consistently feel tactile and realistic. In this video essay, we explore how Studio Ghibli consistently achieves immersive realism in their films.