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  • Rock Paper Scissor

    Ghazala, Mohammed; GHAZALA; sultan, sereen; Cinematic Arts
  • Kartoffelo's Adventure

    sobaih, mohammed; Ghouth, Diala; Cinematic Arts
    The capstone project presents a 3-5 minutes children adventure short episode about a duck tackling his biggest fear on his first day of school. This project will includes the pre-production, production, and post-production phases. The capstone thesis is divided into three chapters. An introduction, project description, study problem, secondary and primary research, methodology, and references will all be included in the first chapter. The second chapter contains the longline, synopsis, treatment, script, concept art, and storyboard. The pre-production, production, and post-production phases are covered in the third and final chapter.
  • Xenophobia

    Ahmed, Niaz; ahmed, niaz; Abuzenadh, Malekah; Cinematic Arts
    This capstone project proposes an Augmented Reality experience as Transmedia project about the different world of forest at night. It will be presented in a visual platform with some sound effects. The user interacts with the visuals that is viewed on a big LED screen. The camera detects the position of the user. The first phase is to write the story and then to make it visualized through a suitable program. This capstone thesis contains three chapters. Chapter one is about the idea, background, and significance of the story. Chapter 2 includes longline, synopsis, character description, treatment, concept art and wire frame. Chapter 3 discuss the final production of the whole Augmented Reality experience by representing some visuals from the experience.
  • A novel automated tower graph based ECG signal classification method with hexadecimal local adaptive binary pattern and deep learning

    Subasi, Abdulhamit; Dogan, Sengul; Tuncer, Turker; External Collaboration; Artificial Intelligence & Cyber Security Lab; 0; 0; Computer Science; 0; Subasi, Abdulhamit (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2023-02-01)
    Electrocardiography (ECG) signal recognition is one of the popular research topics for machine learning. In this paper, a novel transformation called tower graph transformation is proposed to classify ECG signals with high accuracy rates. It employs a tower graph, which uses minimum, maximum and average pooling methods altogether to generate novel signals for the feature extraction. In order to extract meaningful features, we presented a novel one-dimensional hexadecimal pattern. To select distinctive and informative features, an iterative ReliefF and Neighborhood Component Analysis (NCA) based feature selection is utilized. By using these methods, a novel ECG signal classification approach is presented. In the preprocessing phase, tower graph-based pooling transformation is applied to each signal. The proposed one-dimensional hexadecimal adaptive pattern extracts 1536 features from each node of the tower graph. The extracted features are fused and 15,360 features are obtained and the most discriminative 142 features are selected by the ReliefF and iterative NCA (RFINCA) feature selection approach. These selected features are used as an input to the artificial neural network and deep neural network and 95.70% and 97.10% classification accuracy was obtained respectively. These results demonstrated the success of the proposed tower graph-based method.
  • The Effects of Film Illumination Hues – An Exploration Study

    Matbouly, Mustafa Mahmoud Yousry Ahmed; No Collaboration; NA; 0; 0; Cinematic Arts; 0; Matbouly, Mustafa Mahmoud Yousry Ahmed (2020)
    An examination of film illumination aptitude to influence audience's feelings and attitudes towards what is displayed in front of them of shots and scenes. Existing illumination procedures have been reviewed thoroughly, and two essential hue groups (i.e., warm and cold tones) have been distinguished and ought to be inspected to address the study questions and form its conclusions. To produce the required proof to this exploration work, a few analyses with a delegate sample of viewers took place. These tests proved the existence of straight associations between different hues of film illumination and the recognized look of film actors. Furthermore, some hues of illumination showed more ability compared to others in modifying the recognized look of film actors. The investigation wrapped up that viewers' opinion of looks and appearances within film shots is connected, even partially, to various illumination hues.
  • Knowledge Resources Informing Lighting Design Practice in Egyptian TV and Film Industry

    Matbouly, Mustafa Mahmoud Yousry Ahmed; No Collaboration; NA; 0; 0; Cinematic Arts; 0; Matbouly, Mustafa Mahmoud Yousry Ahmed (2022)
    This study investigates the knowledge resources informing television and film lighting design practice in Egypt, and the value of suggesting scientific recommendations to be followed. A questionnaire was circulated to a considerable number of professional lighting designers, lighting directors, directors of photography and cameramen working in the Egyptian media industry. Most of those addressed by the study survey indicated that their main knowledge resource during working is likely to be their own past experience and that very few of them depend on the recommendations of scientific research. Moreover, the critical analysis of the collected data illustrated that there is limited academic research in the discipline of lighting design available for Egyptian television and film practitioners to read and benefit from the generated results and findings. It was concluded that the discipline of lighting design needs more scientific research to establish a database of findings, theories, and paradigms just as any other design discipline.
  • 'Quantifying the unquantifiable: the color of cinematic lighting and its effect on audience’s impressions towards the appearance of film characters.

    Matbouly, Mustafa Mahmoud Yousry Ahmed; No Collaboration; NA; 0; 0; Cinematic Arts; 0; Matbouly, Mustafa Mahmoud Yousry Ahmed (Springer, 2022-06-01)
    This study is an attempt to investigate the ability of different colors used in cinematic lighting designs to affect audience’s impressions towards the appearance and mood of film characters. The study critically appraised existing cinematic lighting techniques and identified the two basic color groups (i.e., warm and cold colors) that should be examined in order to answer the research questions and formulate its conclusions. To provide the needed empirical evidence for this research work, some experiments with a representative sample of viewers were conducted. These experiments confirmed the existence of direct relationships between various colors of lighting and the perceived appearance and mood of film characters. Moreover, specific color hues of lighting appeared to be more effective than others in altering the perceived appearance and mood of film characters. The study concluded that audience’s perception of appearances and moods within cinematic images is linked, even in part, to different colors of lighting.
  • Evaluating the Environmental Performance of New Mega Projects in Riyadh City: A Proposed Framework

    Mohammed, Mohammed F. M.; Turjoman, Rahaf; Master of Science in Urban Design
    This thesis evaluates three Giga Saudi projects: Al-Qiddiya, Al-Diriyah Gate, and Green Riyadh and study the impact of new trends in urban design on environmental performance at these projects. The objective of this research is to identify the relationship between the adoption of these new urban design trends and the environmental performance of these prominent projects in Saudi Arabia. Through an extensive review of relevant literature, this study explores emerging trends in urban design that have the potential to enhance environmental sustainability. These trends encompass a range of elements, including green infrastructure, compact and mixed-use development, renewable energy integration, smart technologies, and sustainable transportation systems. The research methodology involves a comprehensive analysis of the three Giga Saudi projects, considering their urban design characteristics, environmental performance indicators, and the degree to which they incorporate the identified trends. The findings of this research explains the relationship between the adoption of new urban design trends and the environmental performance of the Al-Qiddiya, Al-Diriyah Gate, and Green Riyadh projects. The analysis reveals the extent to which these trends have been integrated into the projects and their subsequent impact on energy efficiency, waste reduction, water conservation, and overall sustainability. The study also identifies challenges and barriers encountered during the implementation of these trends in the specific Saudi Arabian context. Ultimately, this research aims to promote the adoption of sustainable urban design practices and contribute to the creation of environmentally friendly and resilient cities in Saudi Arabia. By focusing on Al-Qiddiya, Al-Diriyah Gate, and Green Riyadh, this study aims to inspire similar initiatives in other urban development projects, fostering a more sustainable and livable future for the country.
  • Fatima and Bashool

    Sobaih, Mohamed; Alburi, Abeer; Cinematic Arts
    This capstone project is about 4-minute animated film titled “Fatima and Bashool”, the story follows a sixteen-year-old Saudi teenage girl who’s getting ready to move out of the house she grew up in, soon she discovers a magic stick that merges her pet cat and a bee into one. That small incident helped Fatima fill up a hole inside of her by having her cat with black and yellow stripes. The capstone project will contain the film production phases: pre-production, production, and post-production, however, the thesis will be composed of three chapters. The first chapter will provide an introduction, background information, project description, background research, methodology, significance of the project, and reference. Chapter two will discuss the project’s logline, synopsis, treatment, script, storyboard, character design, and landscape. The third chapter will consist of the three production stages.
  • Tied

    ELHACHADI, MAHASSINE; Fida, Yam; Cinematic Arts
    My Capstone project is about a shallow relationship of an extremely unwell old man of age in desperate need of both his sons unaware of one's death, commute from burden to sympathy on his final days of life. The capstone thesis will include two chapters; chapter one will have an introduction, a project description, research, a methodology section, a discussion of the project's importance, and a list of references. The project's logline, description, treatment, storyboard, script, and director's statement will be included in Chapter 2.
  • When Home is Gone

    Ivanciva, Marina; ELHACHADI, MAHASSINE; Moharram, Hadeel; Cinematic Arts
    My Capstone project will be a live action family drama film about an 18-year-old who takes care of her grandmother who have Alzheimer’s, then one day a shocking news comes in that within two months the old neighborhood she lives in will be demolished. The capstone thesis will consist of two chapters; chapter one of the thesis will provide an introduction, project description, background research, methodology, significance of the project, and the references. Chapter two will consist the project’s logline, synopsis, treatment, storyboard, script, and director’s statement.
  • Amber ( كَهرمَانْ ) : Interactive Installation Experience Mixed of Video and 3D Projection Mapping Installation

    Ahmed, Niaz; Al-sharif, Talah Adnan; Cinematic Arts
    This capstone project proposes an approximately 120-seconds 3D projection mapping of a combination of 3D and 2D animated content. The concept of the project is entertainment as it is presented as a live interaction with the audience. The interaction will be based on an animated fiction scenario about a psychological concept of a schizophrenic human experience to be visualized. This project is under the installation art category which considers as an Interactive art piece. The project will comprise pre-production, production, and post-production stages. The first part of the capstone thesis (VDP 450) consists of two chapters. The first chapter provides an introduction with background information, brief history, and significance of the project, while the second chapter contains the project concept, synopsis, Visual Treatment, Concept Art, Mood Board, and Wireframe.
  • The Fate We Were Born To | القــــــدر الذي ولـــدنا لــه

    ELHACHADI, MAHASSINE; Duhaithem, Razan; Cinematic Arts
    A capstone project, its duration about 15 to 20 minutes fiction film about A happy loving couple divorces after over eight years of marriage, will it be a peaceful separation? This project will go through three stages; pre-production, production, and a post-production. This capstone thesis consists of three chapters; the first chapter of the thesis includes an introduction, project description, background research, methodology, significance of the project, and finally the reference. The second chapter includes the project’s logline, treatment, storyboard, script, director’s statement.
  • The Surreal Elements in World of Rick and Morty / Season One

    Sobaih, Mohamed; No Collaboration; None; None; Cinematic Arts; None; Sobaih, Mohamed (Journal of Design Sciences and Applied Arts, 2023-04-30)
    Surrealism is not just an art or literature movement; Surrealism is a way to express feelings and emotions and tell a story. Filmmakers heavily used Surrealism in their science fiction movies and T.V. series. Rick and Morty has been praised for its animation style, described as "visually stunning" and "incredibly detailed. The show also features a wide variety of surrealistic locations. Rick and Morty has also been honored for its writing, which often features dark humor and satire. The show has been praised for its ability to tackle difficult topics humorously and for its ability to blend science fiction and comedy, creating a unique and entertaining animation series. This research aims to reveal the surreal elements in Rick and Morty’s fantasy world and its adaptation in the first eleven episodes. Research hypothesis: Filmmakers who apply surrealism to their science fiction movies will boost the magical look and feel in their shows better than filmmakers who do not employ surreal elements. The researcher used Analytical descriptive methodology in his research and discovered The criteria used to identify the critical use of surrealism in since fiction series and found rick and Morty a comprehensive source of surrealist approaches in the placement of the surreal elements in Rick and Morty's first season's fantasy world.
  • Kum-Kum

    ELHACHADI, MAHASSINE; Jamjoom, Dur; Cinematic Arts
    My Capstone project is about a teenager that was hit with a traumatic experience that changed her behavior. The capstone thesis will consist of three chapters; chapter one of the thesis will provide an introduction, project description, background research, methodology, significance of the project, and the references. Chapter two will consist of the project’s logline, synopsis, treatment, storyboard, script, and director’s statement. Chapter 3 will consist of the evolvement of the film and the result
  • Yasmeen and the Rain

    ELHACHADI, MAHASSINE; Saas, Sara; Cinematic Arts
    This capstone project proposes an approximate 15-minute fiction film about the story of a young lonely girl who meets the new maid and form a motherly-daughter relationship but then discovers a terrible secret that would risk losing the maid forever. This project will involve pre-production, production, and post-production phases. The first part of the capstone thesis (CINA 450) consists of two chapters. Chapter 1 provides an introduction with background information, brief history, and significance of the project. Chapter 2 includes the project Script, Treatment, Synopsis, Concept, and Storyboard. The second part of the capstone thesis consists of one Chapter that provides the Pre- Production stage, Production stage, and Post-production stage.