Screen It! 2017: Inspiration for making documentaries about time
ACMI have announced that their theme for Screen It! is TIME
Screen It! is the national competition for school-aged filmmakers, animators and game developers. ACMI is encouraging students to produce a live action film, animation or video game in response to the theme of ‘Time’. Entries are due on Monday 25th September 2017.
The True Nature of Time (57:51)
Your perception of time
Your Warped Perception of Time (02:52)
The past & the present
What Exactly is the Present? (07:52)
You Live in The Past (07:10)
How Long Will You Live? (06:25)
How Old Can We Get? (04:33)
The Speed of Life (07:40)
The speed of light
A Cosmic Speed Limit (02:18)
Will This Go Faster than Light? (06:39)
Time travel and the future
Is Time Travel Possible? (03:08)
Messages for The Future (22:11)
Dr Karl’s Time Travel is already possible (podcast 06:14)
Why Everything Takes Longer Than You Expect (04:53)
TimeLine - A Brief Introduction To The History of Timekeeping Devices (08:31)
There are heaps of methods that filmmakers use to represent time in filmmaking including time-lapse, montage, using frame speed and speed.
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ACMI has heaps more resources to support you making films about time, including a videoconference series that is informative, interactive, fun and free.
Each session runs for 45 minutes and is hosted by ACMI’s talented educators.
You can get information on such topics as:
• Exploring the theme of TIME
• Live action film techniques
• How to make an animation
• Video game creation
More info here
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