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Thesis presentation1

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Thesis presentation1

  1. 1. Thesis Presentation Joann Huang Thesis Studio 1
  2. 2. Precedents
  3. 3. Double Take Directed by Johan GrimonprezAn essay film by Belgian director Johan Grimonprez, which intercuts clipsand interviews featuring Alfred Hitchcock with archive footage of coldwar news coverage, and tells the story of the rise of “fear as a commodity”
  4. 4. The HBO Voyeur Project A theatrical multimedia experience-Inspired by Hitchcock’s film Rear Window-The site’s slogan was “See what people do when theythink no one is watching.”-The focus seems to beon people living in eightfictional apartments onthe corner of BroomeStreet and LudlowStreet.
  5. 5. Reimaging Hitchcock Film Posters various artists Matt Needle
  6. 6. Brandon SchaeferLaz Marquez
  7. 7. Clue Board GamesAlfred Hitchcock edition
  8. 8. REAR WINDOW LOOP (2010)- Dissected and stiched the film into a single panoramic view.- The entire coutyard represents the view from James Stewart’scharacters’ window. a visual installation by Jeff Desom
  9. 9. Hitchcock movies reimagined as 8-bit games Illustrated by JoeBot
  10. 10. Brainstorming
  11. 11. Hitchcock themes- Recurring motifs- Cameo- Obsession with birds- Symbolic sexuality- Blonde women- Numbers- Suspense
  12. 12. Ideas
  13. 13. Symbolic SexualityA series of storyboards/ film stills that explores thesexual tensions in Hitchcock’s filmsExample:In Psycho, Norman Bates is having a conversationwith Marion Crane. At the same time, one of hishands is stroking a dead animal and the other handlingers on his crotch.
  14. 14. Books I need to read1. Hitchcock motifs by Michael Walker2. The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression3. Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladiesby Donald Spoto4. The Art of Looking in Hitchcock’s Rear Window by Stefan Sharff5. Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light by PatrickMcgilligan6. The Women Who Knew Too Much: Hitchcock and FeministTheory by Tania Modleski
  15. 15. Next Step
  16. 16. Research more precedents-Precedents related to women in films-Films that dealt with sexuality without graphic images
  17. 17. Thank you.