Media Principles: Click Those Ads for Helpful Information

Those  click bait ads for articles and services are ubiquitous.  Just remember to keep in mind the Mass Media Principles. They play to your values, beliefs and ideologies, but what if we change those icon images ? A different constructed reality emerges. How do those business interests and intended  target audiences look now ? Use …

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Volkswagen Devil Logo – What Stays in the Dog Park

  An ironic logo combines with a pet owner's  bumper sticker ( I spotted this while on a family outing ) to make a social commentary about the Volkswagen Emission Standards Software Scandal.  As that little devil says, "what happens in the dog park, stays in the dog park".  Unfortunately, the company's dog-poo has come  …

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Typography from Paper to Cinema

  FROM PAPER TO SCREEN is a short animation by Thibault de Fournas. That first component  explores the development of typography on paper ( the basic rules) and then is followed by a presentation of the evolution of the use of typography in cinema. Using  sound and animated text & imagery, the whole piece effectively …

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Elemental: Power of Communication & Media History

  This video effectively uses  sound and images to covey the power of communication and how it drives the development of Media both as art and technology. It suggests the elemental power and need to communicate through the metaphor of Classical Four Elements, Earth, Fire, Water and Air.. The use of cuts and animation work …

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