"Grandpa?!" is a short film produced and shot in Taiwan. It tells the story of a traditional Taiwanese family recovering from the death of its patriarch. Certain family relationships come to the forefront, demanding attention. This film is about not only family issues but also addresses Taiwanese culture. Shot with an HD camera, Taiwanese and Mandarin are the languages spoken by the actors, with English subtitles. This thesis report provides an overview of the filmmaking process, including writing the script, the proposal, pre-production, film shooting and post-production.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Short films--Technique; Short films--Themes, motives; Taiwanese--Funeral customs and rites--Drama; Families in motion pictures
Department, Program, or Center
School of Film and Animation (CIAS)
Lin, TzuHui, "Grandpa?!" (2010). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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