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October 29, 2014

Fairy Tales / Dark Things

Here's a great bit to view as we kick off our Digital Narratives / Fairy Tale project:
Neil Gaiman discussing his work with dark stories and Hansel and Gretel...

"If you are protected from dark things then you have no protection of, knowledge of, or understanding of dark things when they show up."


http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/10/28/neil-gaiman-hansel-gretel-lorenzo-mattotti/

November 19, 2011

Greek Myth / Machinima


This is part 5 of THE BIG BANG (WHY IS THERE SOMETHING?)an inauguration show of the opening of The Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw. Concept and directed by Saskia Boddeke. Text by Peter Greenaway. The story of the beginning of the Universe, the triumph of the human mind and the search for answers. This is the Greek Myth, trying to explain Susa Bubble why we are here.
- Music by: Dionys Breukers, - Secondlife Art-work by: Toxic Menges, Werner Kurosawa,Rose Borchovski, Alpha Tribe.

November 16, 2011

Re-enchantment

Re-enchantment trailer from Film Art Media on Vimeo.

October 26, 2011

Digital Narrative Project > Fairytale Variations

In addition to the links on our syllabus, here are other interesting variations on Fairytales:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/movies/mirror-mirror-grimm-and-hollywood-love-for-fairy-tales.html

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/03/25/movies/20120325-MIRROR.html

Red Riding Hood
http://designtaxi.com/news/351987/Classic-Little-Red-Riding-Hood-Gets-Retold-With-Horror/

RED from RED on Vimeo.

Fairytale illustrations
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/09/28/brothers-grimm-fairy-tales-taschen/

Fairytale Photographs:
http://www.yanagimiwa.net/fairy/index.html

Not the Disney Princesses You Were Expecting
http://www.designtaxi.com/news/350769/Not-the-Disney-Princesses-You-Were-Expecting/

Mixed Media Craft
http://sweetleafnotes.blogspot.com/2011/10/baba-yagas-cottage.html

Once Upon a Time (TV)
http://watch.ctv.ca/once-upon-a-time/season-1/once-upon-a-time-ep-101-pilot-premiere/#clip554741

Grimm (TV)
http://www.nbc.com/grimm/video/Behind-the-Scenes-of-Grimm/1360020

Advertisement > Three Little Pigs
This advert for the Guardian's open journalism, screened for the first time on 29 February 2012, imagines how we might cover the story of the Three Little Pigs in print and online. Follow the story from the paper's front page headline, through a social media discussion and finally to an unexpected conclusion...
https://apps.facebook.com/theguardian/media/video/2012/feb/29/open-journalism-three-little-pigs-advert?fb_source=other_multiline&fb_action_types=video.watches

Link to my powerpoint:
http://www.d.umn.edu/~jrock2/dignarratives/narratives.html