Dance Film, The Beginnings

I’m about four weeks into my Dance Film course and I thought I’d share my progress so far.
Assignment 1 was to capture 22 shots from certain angles of a dancer doing two different moves (very short moves), and then to simply compose a film. Here is the first film…

The critiques for this film included that it was 1. Too much like a music video and that the music overpowered the movement, and 2. The same clips were used too often (Although in defense my clips were less than one second each so creating a 1 minute piece proved difficult)— So, I decided to be daring. I used the extra footage I had shot to create a “video portrait” of Callie, my dancer, and decided to take a completely different route in this next video. Watch it…

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