It took me some time to realise the importance of live-tweeting. At first I thought it was more of a way to just check if we’re still alive for an 8:30 tutorial, but what do you know? There’s much more to it.
Live tweeting kept me focused and attentive to what was going on in front of me. I found myself searching for hidden “clues” in the movie as to what would happen next. I tried to put myself inside of the directors head, focusing on messages being sent to the audience; the aesthetics (camera angles, lighting, tone, music); the themes of the film; the feeling the views get.
I focused on all of these bits and pieces in the film while simultaneously switching back to my notes, various tabs, replying to tweets, and refreshing the BCM325 Twitter feed.
Live tweeting keeps you in the moment. It allowed…
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