On Sunday, the 11th of July, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) published an animated promotion produced by Red Dot Films for the Qatari national team’s participation in the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which is held in the United States of America.
Red Dot Films has been known for its exceptional skill in cinematography, and in Qatar, it has been the perfect choice for filming architectural footage.
Architecture photography is considered a speciality and a genre by itself. The Qatari photographer Ali Al-Nuaimi briefly explains, “any capture consists of elements that involve human intervention falls under the architecture genre such as buildings and bridges. If it does not consist of human intervention, it falls under the landscape, such as waterfalls and fields.” In the same context, the videography is categorised.
When it comes to film lighting, the wrong light can not only cost the production, but it can also set wrong tone, look unprofessional and create a completely different atmosphere than the one you intended. That’s why it is essential to get this right and where else to start but with the lights themselves.
In this battle of illumination our two competitors are considered the most accomplished and commonly utilised lights in the industry. We will be comparing the ARRI HMI M-series and the ARRI Skypanel. Here you’ll find a comprehensive review of the two types of lights and how you can use them to best illuminate your stories.
Throughout history, artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers played an essential role in portrayingwars. However, when their work became more authentic and realistic, it became difficult to be accepted by the public and the authorities. Generally, this is because of the amount of destruction represented by the bloodshed of wars, such as the paintings created during the French Revolution in the nineteenth century; likewise, the written novels about the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Bonaparte. Similarly, the symphonies composed during the Second World War were filled with grand-sounding intense and explosive sounds reflecting the state. Film directors also used their medium to portray the aftermath of the Second World War in the same sense, such as the Neorealist Italian films.
National identity consists of a group of behaviors and values that differentiate members of a country spiritually and culturally. It gives individuals and the collective a meaning of belonging to their nation to feel stable and united, especially during conflicts and wars. The theme of national identity has been represented by painters, writers, and musicians since the romantic era in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in their portrayals of battle in America and Europe. With globalization during the twentieth century, the concept started to be adopted internationally, and filmmakers began to represent it, while filmmaking had just been developed editorially and technically. Furthermore, during the Second World War, propaganda films played an essential role in treating the national identity theme, which had served several nations during wartime as Britain and Germany.
Today, media research includes media effects and media content analyses showing how people use the messages they receive from the media. Major studies have examined the effects and some of the media’s roles in people’s lives. Since the beginning of the 20th century, media scholars and researchers initially presented theories showing extreme media power that directly affected mass consumption. Later, studies and experiments proved that all media effects were limited, indirect, or minimal. They presented other theories that had more consideration towards human behaviors, technology, and the relationship between mass media and mass consumption. Some theories favored the passive audience, others preferred the active audience, and others looked at the cause and connection with the event. Media scholars and researchers also presented cultural media theories where symbolism emerged as a critical element in some of their construction. Others interpreted social and political practices by using the effects of mass media on public opinions and behaviors.
Are you shooting a scene that requires your character inside a volcano? What about in the middle of the deep, dark sea? Or perhaps even in space? Well, good luck getting all your filming equipment and crew there.