The making of individual and collective exercises, around common rule, enables experimentation and understanding of the cinema question’s stakes.
Little colored shapes: In still or moving images, record colour in all its forms in the environment: coloured materials, natural elements, light, signboards, reflections, manufactured objects, signs, etc. This exercice gives students the opportunity to express an eccentric vision of a familiar environment, but also to make other participants discover the colours of different countries and regions’ environment where workshops take place.
The day when ...: “… I was ill, I passed my exams, I was the happiest, I was in love, I was scared…”: express the emotion, the feeling felt that day, in a short shot and through the use of colour... Through evoking a striking memory, this exercise enables sensitivity to the narrative and emotional function of colours and also enables to think about work on sound, and in particular the role of voice-over.
Chromatic variations: How to transform a set or a still-life? Adding or taking out colour. Through a set transformation, this exercise enables student to think about the work and the dynamic colours layout over time.