Peppa Pig and screen-time are invading the house

By Yousif Al Hamadi

During the 1970s, television technology became more attainable and less expensive, allowing individuals to take part in television production and distribution. This economic advancement made it possible for the public to view television programmes explicitly produced for specific audiences, as in drama, sports, or news programmes (Cassidy, 2011). Children’s programmes have also been part of this narrowcasting, targeting a specific audience of children by their developmental stages. There are even programmes explicitly produced for newborns or infants to watchmaking screen-time accessible from day one. According to an author and journalist for the Guardian, Patrick Barkham, ‘television is no longer merely the drug of the nation, it is the pacifier, babysitter, wallpaper and teacher for our children. Increasingly it intrudes on the very first months of their lives’ (Barkham, 2009). 

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An argument celebrates Dennis Potter as a true author (auteur) of his television dramas.

Dennis Potter

Dennis Potter was amongst the many screenwriters that took cinema and television to a higher level of acknowledgement, creating a pivotal moment in the artistic side of television. Initially, the notion of the true author was in the cinematic medium and later considered in television. Through this theory, critics have analyzed the work of skilled directors and writers, benefiting from their styles throughout the development of media. The television dramatist Dennis Potter’s unique style of narrating was clearly distinguished in his work, especially in The Singing Detective (BBC, 1986). He attracted audiences, critics, and journalists who mentioned him as a great writer and identified him through his work as a true auteur. 

Come and See

The Second World War brought massive destruction and loss to Europe from displaced people, sicknesses, injuries, and death. Filmmakers impacted by these tragedies have taken to cinematography and film as a form of expression to show the horrible image of the war. One of the most outstanding films portraying the Second World War is Idi i smotriCome and See (Elem Klimov, 1985). It is a Soviet production that portrays the Nazi German occupation of Byelorussia and the role of the Soviet’s resistance in the war. The main character is a young boy who is, directly and indirectly, involved in the war. Accordingly, he loses his family. The scene where he realizes the death of his family is the chosen scene for this essay which presents several symbolic elements. Additionally, several cartographic techniques in the use of the camera and sound engineering support the scene Amazingly.

How Un Chien Andalou exemplifies surrealism?

Throughout history, the evolution of art has been constantly influenced by cultural, political, and ideological factors affecting societies. During the first half of the 20th century, revolutionary art dominated this field due to the wars and conflicts in Europe. Several unique and strikingly different art movements of modern expressions appeared all around Europe, such as surrealism art. In France, Surrealism was established by the poet Andre Breton who gathered a number of artists and created an allegiance in support of the movement in all its artistic manifestation. Un Chien Andalou/ An Andalusian Dog (Luis Bunuel, 1929) is the most famous surrealist film that exemplifies the movement in its form and content regarding the narrative form, treated themes, video editing technique, cinematography, and the mise-en-scene. The film was widely accepted and successful in the field of filmmaking. It was a significant addition to the surrealism movement, which continued to be incorporated in art throughout centuries after its inception.

The roots of animation and how the form developed at the beginning of the twentieth century

By Yousif Al Hamadi

The exact origin of animation might be challenging to pinpoint, however after tracing its roots, findings of explorations of moving images in prehistoric sites have appeared dating thousands of years. Developments during the Industrial Revolution era also brought many inventions and experiments that influenced the improvement of animation. Some pioneer animators identified animation in form and content from live-action films, which also developed in parallel. They were primarily cartoonists, such as James Stuart Blackton, Emile Cohl, and Winsor McCay, who worked at daily newspapers.

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A Memory of Borders (2015)

Red Dot produced several documentaries that broadcasted on TV channels and in cinema. It can provide comprehensive research and studies on the topics meant to be documented. It also can provide scripts and scenarios that fit the medium where the product is intended to be shown on. Red Dot considers all details, tries to reach the best cinematic techniques, and supports the presented topics and ideas with illustrations, graphics, animation, and visualisation. Among what produced.

Thakerat Alhodood/ A Memory of Borders (Khalil Almozian, 2015) is a first-hand experience of the survivors of the 2014 Gaza incursion by Israel. It documents the horrors of the people who lost everything and were left behind to rebuild their lives from scratch.

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