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