Reflection.

The reason as to why I chose to do this topic was because I was curious to see what was individuals believed was more beneficial, studying at home of living out of home and studying. Reflexivity is to think critically about your participation in a situation. So the reason as to why I chose this …

Studying at home VS Studying out of home update.

These past couple of weeks I have been conducting interviews, researching along with creating a survey in order to find out information on what people believe is more beneficial in regards to studying at home or moving out and studying. So far my findings in regards to living at home has been majority positive in…

Why So Curious?

Think about this for a second, have you ever heard a noise outside like a ‘crash’ or a ‘snap’ and got up thinking “what in the world was that” and gone to have a look out the window? Yep pretty sure most of us have been there, or when the supermarket has a button where…

Crossover Cinema

“Crossover cinema is used to encapsulate an emerging form of cinema that crosses cultural borders at the stage of conceptualization and production and hence manifests a hybrid cinematic grammar at the textual level, as well as crossing over in terms of its distribution and reception” (Khorana, 2013). With crossover cinema the film industry has the…

Globalisation

“Globalisation refers to an international community influenced by technological development and economic, political, and military interests. It is characterised by a worldwide increase in interdependence, interactivity, interconnectedness, and the virtually instantaneous exchange of information.” (Khorana, S 2016). Globalisation has five dimensions of cultural flows, which interconnect with each other and affect copious countries. The five…

Nollywood

Nollywood was something that I had never heard of unlike Bollywood and Hollywood. Nollywood is what the Nigerian film industry is called and started off in the 1960’s with low budget short films then it took off in the 1990’s. It is the second largest global film industry where  Nigeria has successfully created and produced over 2000 films per…

Building an online persona.

An online persona is is an ID that an internet user creates online. This could be exactly who they are or it could be the complete opposite. In this day and  age everyone is online and majority are a part of social media in one way or another, whether this be Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or…

Let us all be journos

Consumers are no longer just taking in information, they are now becoming producers and creating content. Considering that society seems to be consistently attached to their phones majority, if not all mobile devices are equip with cameras that are capable of recording particular events and issues. This can range from a problem arising in a…

Remix Culture

Due to audiences becoming more and more online, people are now going from being consumers to producers just by remixing original content in order to create something new. This is known as remix culture. This is where an individual takes an original piece of work and changes the piece to become a completely new product. Here…

Digital Artefact

So myself and two other girls are working together to promote random acts of kindness and to spread happiness. So far we have gone around giving things out ranging from chocolates, flowers or cards with cheesy pick up lines and compliments on them in order to brighten someone else’s day. We then post it on our…

Transmedia

A lot of people would have seen Star Wars and if they have not seen it then they have at least heard of it and know a little bit about it. I believe that this is due to the the variety of entry points Star Wars which includes movies, comics, books, video games, figurines and…