The Videographic Essay: Practice and PedagogyMain MenuThe Videographic EssayTable of ContentsIntroduction, Acknowledgements, and Further ReadingScholarship in Sound & Image: A Pedagogical EssayPedagogical essay authored by Christian Keathley and Jason MittellDissolves of PassionIn Dialogue: Eric Faden and Kevin B. LeeBecoming Videographic Critics: A Roundtable ConversationA conversation among practitioners curated by Jason MittellStar Studies in TransitionBut Is Any Of This Legal?Videographic ExercisesGallery of All ExercisesCreditsChristian Keathley0199b522721abf067a743773a226b6064fe22f8cJason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945deCatherine Grantc9eab209ad26b2e418453515f6418aa2cbe20309
12016-04-30T14:02:43-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945de75432structured_gallery2016-05-01T09:19:16-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945deFor this ‘videographic epigraph’ assignment, we asked participants first to select a favorite quotation from some critical text that could serve as an epigraph—possibly related to the media object they were working on, but not necessarily. The quotation could not be more than ten sentences long. Next, the participants were to select a continuous scene or sequence from their film object and alter it in some way—through slow motion, image manipulation, or some other visual or temporal effect. The source soundtrack was to be replaced or significantly altered via effects. The selected critical quotation was then to appear as text on screen in some dynamic interaction with the images in the scene.
12016-04-30T13:58:49-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945deThe Stepford Wives Epigraph1An exercise by Allison de Frenplain2016-04-30T13:58:50-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945de
12016-04-30T13:59:54-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945deTrouble in Paradise Epigraph3An exercise by Patrick Keatingplain2016-05-01T09:18:12-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945de
12016-04-30T14:01:33-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945deAdaptation Epigraph1An exercise by Jason Mittellplain2016-04-30T14:01:33-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945de
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12016-04-30T13:56:55-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945deStepford Wives Videographic Epigraph1A Videographic Epigraph for The Stepford Wivesplain2016-04-30T13:56:55-07:00Critical Commons2015VideoThe Stepford WivesAllison de Fren2016-04-30T20:49:14ZJason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945de
12016-05-01T09:16:18-07:00Jason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945deEpigraph Exercise: Trouble in Paradise1This video was submitted as an exercise in Middlebury College's Workshop in Videographic Criticism, sponsored by the NEH. The challenge was to combine a film clip, a quotation, and at least one track of sound from another source. The film is Ernst Lubitsch's Trouble in Paradise (1932), the quotation is from V.F. Perkins's essay "Where Is the World? The Horizon of Events in Movie Fiction," and the music is "Vector Melody," by Podington Bear, on an attribution-non commercial license at http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Rhythm_and_Strings/VectorMelody. The music track has been shortened. Thanks to the participants of the workshop, and to the organizers Jason Mittell and Christian Keathley.plain2016-05-01T09:16:18-07:00Vimeo2015-07-07T09:03:17video132819323Patrick KeatingJason Mittell06e96b1b57c0e09d70492af49d984ee2f68945de