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Alfred Hitchcock was born to Emma and William Hitchcock on August 13th, 1899. He lived in London with his parents, William, and Ellen, his two older siblings.
With a love of numbers and tenchongly, Hitchcock was educated at Jesuits' St. Ignatius College, but he left at the age of 16 to study engineering at the University of London.
He worked at Peramont as a tittle desiner for silent movies. Working hard, he was able to start the movie No. 13 when he was only 22.
The film was, sadly, never finshed. Alfred did meet his futaer wife, Alma Reville durning production. They would work closy tighter in all his movies. Later, their dauther would have acting roles in some of the movies.
He was a devote Catholic that want to church nearly every week. This greatly impacted his movies with themes of guilt, having an unknowing or innocent victim, fear, redemption...the list goes on.
My movie was "Stranger on a Train"; it has many of the formenchoned thems. The plot follows a yong tennis player, Guy, who has a chanse meeting on the train with Brouno. Brouno has this theory that you should do everything once before you die - including killingsomeone. He thinks that two strangers, both of whom have someone they would like to kill, to switch muders. Then there would be no motive, no conetion. Brouno thinks that him and Guy should switch muders - Guy would kill his father, and he would kill Guy's cheating wife, Miram.
They're meny wonderful speical effects in this movie. I think what makes them so amazing is the fact that they where no bluse sreens or cgi (computer genorated images) when he was filming. Everything was filmed as it appers on screen - you're mind fills in the rest. In "Strangers on a Train" many things where filmed using reflection and shadows. For example, when Bruno is killing Miram, you see the murder in her glasses.
Alfered Hiitchcock was one of the best directors of all time. He made tons of good movies, eight or which are on the AFI's ton 100 list for greatest movies of all time.
For my public serves anocment (PSA), I choose the topic depression. It is something that most people don't understand, and yet affects nearly seventeen million Americans.

Depression is a mood- disorder. This means that it affects the way a person thinks and feels about him or herself. At its root, depression makes people extremely sad. They tend to draw back form friends, family, and thinks they used to do. Sufferers might sleep and eat a lot, or they might not eat anything at all and stay up all night doing things like reading and writing. Others might even have cycles of major ups and downs.

There are four most common kinds of depression. Bi-polar disorder is what I have previously described. Often call manic-depressive it's when a person has a period of time where they do things like staying up all night and may show signs of ADD or ADHD. Then they will be highly depressed. These periods may be form 3-4 minutes to 3-4 months or even years. The next form is melancholia or unipolar depression, also know as major depression. This may last up to a year if not treated. Probably the most physical of all forms since heart and stomach problems accompany it. A low-grade depression called dysthymia starts in childhood to adolescence but if left untreated will stay long into adulthood. It is not the worse form out there, but it can be crippling. The forth most common form is seasonal affective disorder (SAD). For people that have this form of depression, it takes hold in the winter months when there is no light. Suffers will draw back form actives, sleep for most of the day, and eat foods high in fats and carbohydrates.

Depression takes many more forms and what makes it worse are the disorders that go hand in hand. These include anxiety disorders, eating disorders, insomnia or other sleep disorders, and self-injury (S.I.). It is important to note that while depression may be the cause of these, it may not. For example someone with an anxiety disorder where everything just "stresses them out" may not be able to cope and become depressed.

The prosses of video is long and hard, as I have discovered. One dose not go out with a camra and an idea and just start shooting. First, there's this thing called and audio/visual sheet. Then you plan out all the shots, but drawing them and the transitions on paper. The planing was enjoyable. Much more then the filming.

At first, it seems like the filming is the most fun, instead of the planing which I enjoy. It is very tidous, since you sometimes have to do the same shot many driffent ways. If you are working with an actor, then you have to be able to explain what you want and how you want it done. If you are working with an actor that really dosn't want to be there and just dose there own thing, then you are going to have a lot of headaches. That's why having the planing is so important. Then you can show the actor what you want by showing them the paper.

Editing takes the longest and is interesting to say the least. It's a real trill to see your story being put togther peice by little peice.

While I didn't like this project as much as others, I think it was ok, and I would do it again. next time I would like to try and write a script so I would have a longer film.