Analysis from musical and audiovisual perspective

Session #5 : Narrativity

March 27th, 2020


Continuing with Decision Pending. And some thought from Vincent Meelberg about narrativity in (atonal) music.

Zoom meeting Friday 27th @ 11:00AM (Montreal) / 16:00 (Europe):

Session #4 : Conveying experiences in film

March 24th, 2020


Taking a look at the creation process of my films Strangers and Decision Pending

Please read Walter Murch's "Dense Clarity - Clear Density"

Session #3 : Functions of sound, time-thrust

March 20th, 2020


We'll finish with There Will Be Blood, discussing what the first analysis has brought up. 

Some more thoughts about functions of sound, before continuing with ideas from Andrei Tarkovsky.

Session #2 : Listening, relations of sound and image

March 17th, 2020


Ideas from M. Chion's Audio-Vision, analysis of opening sequence There Will Be Blood. The Excel file is what we've found together.

Session #1 : Introduction mise-en-scène, cinematography

March 10th, 2020

Crash course terminology of the shot: a visual approach.

First thoughts on what could be musicality in film.

Staging in Minority Report (2002), Steven Spielberg


The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Wes Anderson

Touch of Evil (1958), Orson Welles


Long take, mobile camera

Playtime (1967), Jacques Tati

Long take, fixed camera