Tag: video essay

THE IMAGERY OF ANDREW DOSUNMU

Andrew Dosunmu is one of the interesting Nigerian filmmakers working in the international scene. He started as a photographer and later directed music videos for  Talib Kweli, Les Nubians, Angie Stone and others. His background in Art and Fashion Photography influences how he approaches filmmaking in an incredible aesthetic way ; how the frames,composes and […]

CAMERA MOVEMENT IN FILM

Ok. So lets talk about camera movement. Camera movement is part of the visual language of cinema, and a key part in the screen grammar in the artist kit of a Director, used to tell a story. Unlike in non narrative music videos where movement doesn’t have to be motivated. In narrative story telling , […]

WHAT’S IN THE FRAME – VIDEO ESSAY #2

OK, So i decided to do another video essay and this time it’s on FRAMING . Using examples of films by Nigerian Directors . Check it out. If you like what you see and want to see more. Click on the subscribe button, leave comment and if you want to you can support the making […]

The Art of Blocking and Visual Storytelling

So, I have been thinking about it doing it for a while and kept on procrastinating, and pushing it off. Waiting for the ideal time and the ideal topic and thoughts to do it, but i just took the plunge and made it ; my very first video essay. Even after making it I wondered […]

Speilberg, The Original Wunderkid

Long before the likes of Tarantino, Chris Nolan and JJ Abrahms become household names , and a release of their movie was an event that had people all over the globe waiting with glee. Steven Speilberg was and probably still is, the best known director in the world. Over the years the man has tackled […]