I began considering idea for my video. I wanted to work with the blurring tool on adobe premier as the programme was able to track objects through a moving video and blur them seamlessly. I then began to consider the idea of recurring themes or objects in film an came across the term 'MacGuffin' which was a term coined by Alfred Hitchcock used to describe an object in a film that played a very significant role as a plot device but held very little significance in itself. Famous examples included the money in 'Psycho', the briefcase in 'Pulp Fiction' and the ruby slippers in 'The Wizard of Oz'. I wanted to consider how removing these from the films would impact the way the films are viewed. With so much emphasis placed on material goods in this day and age, I thought that removing seemingly vital material goods was an interesting concept.
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