BBC Archive Project – The work continues!

Having recieved the content that we have been granted permission to use for this project, me and Janet Daington where disappointed with the fact that the BBC had to remove certain footage because of potential copyright issues with external media. As a result our initial idea wouldn’t have worked as it relies on that specific content.

HOWEVER, we decided that we where going to take the idea of cutting up individual words and phrases from the footage we had, in order to form a completely new production with a different meaning. There have been a few examples of this done in the past, and we feel we’d like to explore this technique further and product our video following the same strategy. We feel that when used properly, this technique can be very powerful and very eye opening, whilst still showing how the use of other peoples original content, can be reused and recreated in to something new. Continue reading

Me, my media and I.

Media. Media. Media. It’s a word that we all can’t escape from. We’re surrounded by it and its many forms.. and I LOVE IT.

The internet has provided us with a fantastic open and free platform in which we can create, publish and distribute our work for the whole world to see! It’s now as easy as ever to publish our work, may it be a musical piece, a video, an image or even just post our random mumblings about our opinions on certain things. I’ve been around on the internet for a while now (many years in fact), but i’ve never actually created anything for public consumption. Continue reading