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06 Oct 2022

4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days - Mungiu Cristian (2007) - A commentary on the narrative's social and historical contexts

Artwork commentary - 5 pages - Film studies

The film, "4 months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days", by Mungiu Cristian opens on a fish tank resting on a table clustered with newspapers, dishes, and a smoking cigarette burning on an ashtray. And as a hand reaches out for the smoke, the picture pulls back in a sharp movement and reveals two undergraduate...

06 Sep 2022

The Abduction from the Seraglio and Violin Concerto No. 5, 3rd Mov - Mozart (1782 and 1775) - Exoticism and the Enlightenment

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Music and dance

Music exoticism is a term used to identify the musical practices borrowed from other people to evoke an alien frame of reference. It depicts the manner in which music composers and, to some extent, their listeners associate either rightly or wrongly with distant countries or people. During the...

03 Sep 2022

Create a piece of art about racism to change the society

Creative writing - 1 pages - Arts and art history

Racism is a key problem in my society; therefore I would love to create a piece of art on racism. Racism is a major problem in the societies we live in today. Therefore, we need to come together and work for the future of our country. Hence I have come up with this idea to create some nice pieces...

22 Aug 2022
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Eugenics and determination: a review of Gattaca (1997)

Artwork commentary - 1 pages - Film studies

Let's take a look at Andrew Niccol's latest SF movie, featuring Ethan Hawke, Jude Law and Uma Thurman. Nominee of the best Art Direction-Set Direction, Gattaca raises interesting questions while being artistically on point.

14 Aug 2022

Land Art of the Twentieth Century

Course material - 5 pages - Art history

The term land art refers to an art movement that was popularized in the 1960s and 1970s. It was popularly associated with Great Britain and the United States, but it included examples from other countries. Land art, also referred to Earth art, environmental art, or Earth work, broadens the...

25 Jul 2022

Jarhead - Sam Mendes (2005) - The place of men and women in society during the war

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Film studies

Jarhead is a trip movie and also a movie of war that tells the stories of the soldiers, it was filmed in the late 1970s, Sam Mendes directed the film based on the true story of Anthony Swofford's private life as a military man in the US marine, the movie takes us back to the Gulf War. The...

10 Jul 2022

Activities on a construction site

Internship report - 15 pages - Architecture

For the purpose of obtaining the degree in Mechanical Civil Engineering (GCM). At the end of the third year, each student must complete an internship in a company (or communities or design office). It is an opportunity for the student to discover the world of work and to really understand the...

11 May 2022
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Are We the Best Informed Citizens in History?

Text commentary - 3 pages - Medias

This document is a commentary of graphs and press cartoon, drafted as a presentation, aiming at answering the question “Are we the best-informed citizens in history?”. The selected documents are from all around the world, as we are in a networked society thanks to globalization. We...

11 May 2022

Podcast: Nelson Mandela

Creative writing - 2 pages - Medias

Good morning, London and welcome to BBC radio 4! It is 7AM, and today we will talk about the famous man nicknamed Madiba, who fought against the apartheid in South Africa during his entire life. He was president and he was honored by the Nobel Peace Prize: Nelson Mandela!

05 May 2022

Refuge of Art - Andy Goldsworthy

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Arts and art history

Andy Goldsworthy is a British artist born in 1956. His sensitivity to the beauty of nature comes from his childhood working on farms. After that, he studied Beaux-Arts at Bradford Art College and Preston Polytechnic in Lancaster. This explains why his works combine nature and contemporary art and...

27 Dec 2021

Twice the fall - Creating a short movie based on real facts

Speech - 2 pages - Film studies

The movie I'm about to introduce is titled Twice the fall. It traces back the 09/11 events through the story of two distinct characters, Linda Vasquez and Seth Grayson, respectively confronted with psychological and political issues. September 11th, 2001, Manhattan. The twin towers collapse,...

13 Nov 2021

Jane Eyre - Franco Zeffirelli (1996) - The issue of adaptation

Artwork commentary - 18 pages - Film studies

Zeffirelli had to combine several, sometimes contradictory constraints: he had to update the text, to maintain a specific filmic transcription of the novel, and to negotiate a delicate balance between recognising the influence of the source text and the need for a specific creativity in the...

01 Oct 2021

Technical and Architectural Study - The Market Hall in Rotterdam, a Hybrid Market - The Mixing of Functions at a Building Scale

Case study - 6 pages - Architecture

After five years of work, the city of Rotterdam inaugurated in October 2014, the first covered market of the Netherlands which cost 175 million euros. Located in the city centre and close to Blaak Railway Station, the Market Hall is part of the renovation project of this historic district. Our...

03 Sep 2021

Primary Colors - Mike Nichols (1998)

Essay - 1 pages - Film studies

In January 1996 the journalist and moderate columnist Joe Klein anonymously published a book which was entitled Primary Colors. Quickly, the novel knew a great success and became a best-seller: it spent 9 weeks as number one on the New York Times bestseller list. So it's one of the most...

10 Jun 2021
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Advertising Production For Television

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Ads give thanks, shower praise, confirm self-worth, answer prayers, express devotion, foster hope and inspire belief … In the end, we buy the advertising, not the product, because it promises something we want. This quote is somewhat true, as it is saying that adverts promise to make our...

10 Jun 2021
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Form and Style in Film

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

Film form is the decisions you make that concern and shape the whole story, as it has been written or how it will be shown to the audience, and film style is the specific shooting, editing and audio decisions we make to support the form. The form is all about the story, plot, and narrative of the...

10 Jun 2021
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The Codes and Conventions of Factual Programming for Television

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Film studies

Documentary films are ‘non-fictional, slice of life factual works of art' (Reference: http://www.filmsite.org/docfilms.html). Because of this, documentaries may be described as accurate representations of life, whether that is true or not is a completely different story. The earliest...

10 Jun 2021
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Analysing suspense sequences - Blackout and It Follows

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Film studies

Blackout is set within a medium-sized apartment, with the main locations we see being the bedroom, the kitchen, and a storage room. The bedroom is small, the bed in the middle with a small amount of space on either side. Bedside table with a lamp, some books and a framed photo of a person. The...

31 May 2021
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Stalker - Andreï Tarkovski (1979)

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

Stalker is a film directed by Andreï Tarkovski shot in 1979 in U.S.S.R. The screenplay is loosely based on a novel by Boris and Arcady Strugatski: Roadside Picnic. The Stalker works as a guide who leads people through 'The Zone' - an area where the normal laws of physics no longer apply-...

29 Mar 2021
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Irresistible - Jon Stewart (2020)

Dissertation - 2 pages - Film studies

Irresistible is an American political comedy film written and directed by Jon Stewart and released in June 2020 in the US with as main characters: Steve Carell, Chris Cooper, Mackenzie Davis, Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne, and Rose Byrne. This movie speaks about the political world specially in...

27 Jan 2021
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Corpse Bride (Les Noces funèbres ou La Mariée cadavérique au Québec) - Tim Burton (2005)

Essay - 4 pages - Film studies

Corpse Bride is a 2005 animated film directed by Tim Burton. It was created using the technique of stop-motion, which consists of objects being physically manipulated between individually photographed frames. In this case, the objects used are puppets with movable joints, as in many other Tim...

02 Dec 2020
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Women's Employment Opportunities in Key Creative Roles of Filmmaking in the UK and in France

Essay - 6 pages - Film studies

This business report compares the employment opportunities in the film industry for women in France and in the UK. France has more films produced and released than the UK, meaning more people are employed in the French film industry. Certain factors create obstacles for women in building their...

02 Dec 2020
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The Tangible Sight: The Haptic Experience in Film

Dissertation - 20 pages - Film studies

The following essay concerns audio-visual representations of the sense of touch in cinema, with a focus on contemplative and experimental cinema, and the affect it has on a general audience. To explain what happens physiologically and psychologically that allows us to feel, I've studied the...

13 Sep 2020
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Comparing Sir Philip Green affair on The Sun and The Guardian

Case study - 3 pages - Journalism

The Sun is a conservative British tabloid created on September 15th of 1964 in London (at Wapping) by Sidney Jacobsen and most sold in the United Kingdom, almost 3 billion 2 hundred copies per day. Concerning The Guardian, it's a social-liberalism British Broadsheet founded in 1821 in London...

02 Sep 2020

The mortar of assimilation-and the one element that won't mix - C.J. Taylor (1889)

Presentation - 1 pages - Paint

First and foremost, the picture can be obtained in higher resolution and quality and uncropped by a simple web search. The version that can be found on The Newberry's website, which calls itself « Chicago's Independent Research Library », will allow us to deepen our analysis.

25 May 2020

Is art an efficient answer to the political and social injustice faced by poorer classes?

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Arts and art history

"Some might say that the world is a mess right now. Others point out that it could be worse. In our war torn world, it depends on who you are and where you live". That's how the article from the Huffington Post, called "Artists as Activists : Pursuing Social Justice" and written by Amy...

23 Oct 2018
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Analysis of the American musician, actor and composer Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, is an American musician, actor, and composer, who throughout six decades was the leading figure in the American musical stage. Together with other singers, Little Richard was at the root of the creation of such genres as rock-and-roll, and...

06 Aug 2018
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Anatomy of the Russian disinformation campaign: understanding the complexity of a covert network as part of state policy and a military tool against Europe

Tutorials/exercises - 73 pages - Journalism

About two decades ago, it was impossible to imagine that foreign disinformation could actually affect the policy decision making or disturb social cohesion and solidarity in European countries. Back then, media outlets such as television, radio stations and newspapers enjoyed munificent funding...

04 Jul 2017
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Biography of Marcel Breuer

Essay - 9 pages - Arts and art history

Marcel Breuer, born May 1902 in Hungary, was a furniture designer, architect, and modernist. Breuer was among the most leading champions of the "International Style". Marcel Breuer concentrated on using new methods and newly advanced technology to generate an expressive art of an industrial era....

07 Sep 2016
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The legacy of Elvis Presley

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

When we think of Rock n' Roll, one of the first names to spring to mind is that of Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley, often referred to as the "King" of Rock n' Roll, is often credited for inventing this genre of music. By integrating various styles and genres of music, borrowing heavily from...