Informative Movies Essay

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As a digital Cinema student, I have learned a lot about the different types of movies that are created every year and what makes them successful, and unsuccessful. With this bit of insight, I have discovered that I take a strong interest and drive for documentary films. I find them to be meaningful, and more productive than other types of movies. Some documentaries are created to expose the reality of the world for what it is, and I think that with everything going on in this world, that is effective and necessary. It was not until this year that I was able to actually compose some short documentary films myself, and I found that I really enjoy it.
I watched the movie Food Inc, a film devoted to exposing the reality of the agriculture
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I think it is important that people are informed about the bad results of supporting this brand, so I created a video expressing the truth behind this “great” brand. Most of my shots are zooming in and out of the shelves within the store, with a few that have a person interacting with the products, or just every day I thought this variety would help show the viewer the differences in the choices they can make. With all the shots, I incorporated a voice over discussing the issue at hand. This was the most important aspect of my video, because it helped the viewer learn about what the problem is with “great value” products, and how it is affecting the world. I enjoy realistic artwork, so I thought I would try documentary films and see what I could do with it. I also want to try and influence people to second guess supporting this brand
The struggle with documentary films is getting the access that you need, and being able to document the real sources behind what the topic. I know when I was shooting, I did not want to get caught, because I knew Wal-Mart probably would not want me videoing their products, so I was extremely careful when I was shooting my footage. Kenner and his producer had a similar problem. When they were shooting they stated that they were unable to get access to a lot of the places they wanted to shoot, as well as…

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