Institute of Art Design + Technology
Dún Laoghaire

Jacob Goode 

BA [Hons] Film + Television Production

Jacob Goode is an aspiring director, writer and sound designer. Proficient with camera and post-sound, Jacob creates visually and aurally-striking work, melding subjective, dreamlike imagery with sound. Jacob is an Adobe Creativity Scholar, one of 27 people globally to be financially-sponsored by Adobe. Early pursuits in filmmaking include a screening of his shorts to actor Jeremy Irons. At film school, Jacob developed his style further. His shorts Three Figures and I Appear Missing employ a distinctive self-developed technique of warping the subject’s image, entirely in-camera. Jacob is excited to work on future projects, working with like-minds and new collaborators.

Resurrection Men

A self-styled swindler embarks on the worst night of his life, when approaching his estranged sister in a bid to salvage ingested diamonds from his stomach and that of his recently-deceased partner.

Resurrection Men is a dark comedy thriller. Initially set to shoot in March 2021, the production was indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting government restrictions. Pre-production was nearly complete, with the script fully developed, actors attached and locations on board. We will be seeking funding for the project later in the year, when national circumstances improve. If you are an industry professional or financier and would like to read the script or learn more about the project, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me through my website or the attached email.

The opening sequence for the film can be watched in the section above.

How Filmmakers Use 'Tonal Signatures' in Establishing Tone in the Opening Sequences to Their Films

In my thesis I studied the techniques filmmakers use to create tone in the opening sequences to their films. I argued that filmmakers use 'Tonal Signatures' in pursuit of creating tone; signatures laid down by the filmmaker, such as certain imagery, motif, typography, score and sound, and how these elements contribute to the distinct atmosphere respective to each of their films. In the paper, I discuss the tone of Vertigo, Lost Highway and The Conversation in detail, and what individual elements contribute to the unqiue feeling of each picture.