Tag Archives: visual narrative

The Raven On The Jetty – Vlog 28 & 29: Final Thoughts

Almost on the eve of the first preview screening of The Raven On The Jetty for cast and crew – and almost exactly a year after the first of the Vlogs for this project – Mark Duggan talks to Erik Knudsen¬†about his new film. Erik reflects on the the aims of the project, the approach […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 24: Stuart Samuels on Visual Effects

As part of the ongoing production of Erik Knudsen’s feature film, The Raven On The Jetty, our Vlogs continue to give some insight into the process of making the film and the people involved in the project. In this Vlog, Stuart Samuels talks about his involvement in the creation of visual effects and titles for […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 23: Editing Part 2

Editing a film is one of the most enjoyable parts of the process of making a film. In fact, it is one of the key things that makes a film what it is: the juxtaposition of imagery in time. Following on from Vlog 22, in which Erik Knudsen discusses some aspects of the technical process […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 22: Editing Part 1

In the first of two Vlogs about the editing process, Erik Knudsen talks about the tools he is using for the editing of The Raven On The Jetty and how these tools allow him to work creatively with the material he has before him. In particular, he discusses Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X software […]

Creation of Animation Sequences for The Raven On The Jetty: Vlog 21

In Erik Knudsen’s forthcoming feature film, The Raven On The Jetty, the main character, Thomas, played by Connor O’Hara, regularly plays a game on his tablet and on a couple of occasions this game is seen in the film. We decided to open up this part of the project to students and had discussions with […]

Animations for The Raven On The Jetty

Yesterday, we took delivery of a series of animation clips which will form part of a tablet game that the main character, Thomas, plays in Erik Knudsen’s film, The Raven On The Jetty. Commissioned from Brooksby Melton College, the work formed a live brief assignment for HND Animation students at the College. We supplied them […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 10

In this Vlog, I discuss with Mark Duggan the process of storyboarding The Raven On The Jetty. We’re less than two weeks from the start of principal photography, and the storyboarding process is intense at the moment. I may have mentioned elsewhere on this blog that, in my view, the story we’re about to make […]

Pregnant Spaces

Many years ago, shortly after my father died, I remember seeing a pile of the clothes he was wearing when he passed away. They had been newly washed and neatly pressed. As you can probably imagine, the emotional impression was very strong. The empty clothes were pregnant with his presence; the person who was once […]