Posts filed under North by Northwest

Move over Bernard Herrmann!

One of the sections in Brendan Dawes’ book is about generating images from music. Whilst messing about with the “North by Northwest” images (see previous blog post), I began to wonder if you could create music from images? Anyway, here’s the first 90 seconds of my replacement soundtrack for “North by Northwest” :-) It was created by grabbing a frame from the movie every half a second and working out the average colour of the… (read more)

“North by Northwest” squished

After reading Brendan Dawes’ “Analog In, Digital Out“, I’ve revisited the colours of “North by Northwest” (see earlier blog post). Rather than squish every frame to a single horizontal line, this time each frame is squished vertically — see if you can spot the “crop duster” sequence: ( full sized version on Flickr )