261mc: Documentary influences

Today we talked about what films and documentaries we personally watch and how they influence our own work.

Last term one of our tutors recommended I watch

Montage of Heck (2015) by Brett Morgan

I loved the use of animation for reconstruction/flashback sequences. I would love to find an artist to work with to help me illustrate Sarah’s early life on screen but with time constraints I think it is an idea I need to save for a later project.

Stefan Nadelman’s computer animations of Kurt Cobain’s life are truly beautiful and really helped to link the audience to him in a way I never imagined animated images could.

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The animation of Kurt’s notebooks, in particular, really made the Nirvana frontman’s thoughts come to life and filled them with the passion and angst he was famous for.

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