The Classic (1963-1989) series and New (2005-) series of ‘Doctor Who’ are two very different shows. The former put more emphasis on science fiction, whilst the latter is more of an action/adventure series.
‘Doctor Who’ has been alive in the public consciousness for over 50 years now. Unfortunately, with success and longevity comes marketability and profitability. Continue reading
The ‘BBC idents’ are, of course, the visual ‘caps’ that, accompanied through audio by an announcer, precede televisual programming. Each ident, by its very nature, develops some form of cultural significance. Continue reading
If there’s one thing about the classic series of ‘Doctor Who’ that still stands the test of time, it is the original title sequence. The opening graphics provided a memorable gateway into the world of the show, transfixing viewers every Saturday teatime. Continue reading
Mat Irvine is a Technical Consultant and Visual Effects Designer. He is best known for his miniature FX work between the 1970s and the 1990s on such BBC TV shows as ‘Blakes 7’ and ‘Doctor Who’. His work model-work was an important part of classic ‘Doctor Who’, and is something I wish to allude to in my final project. Continue reading
From the very beginning, the concept of authenticity – making my work authentic, was important to me. as a vintage tv and film enthusiast, I felt inclined to use my knowledge and passion to create work true to the yesteryears work that I truly admire. however this initial perspective differed greatly from the defenition of authenticity outlined by walter benjamin, and even doctor who itself. my various readings made me question the worth of my work – its value. Continue reading
I decided to take my slit-scan experimentation further, testing the possibilities of the technique. Continue reading