Reading an essay on Safe Spaces by Xeophaedus (Dr. Terribyte)
The worst thing a college applicant can do is be generic; your application with undoubtedly get lost in the crowd. The entire reason why colleges require essays is to learn more about your personality, passions, and experiences. But if your essay is bland, boring, and cliché, it won’t matter if you’ve traveled to every country, climbed Mount Everest, and solved world hunger. College admission officers read thousands of essays every year; you need to hook them and sell yourself.
A film essay (or "cinematic essay") consists of the evolution of a theme or an idea rather than a plot per se; or the film literally being a cinematic accompaniment to a narrator reading an essay. From another perspective, an essay film could be defined as a visual basis combined with a form of commentary that contains elements of self-portrait (rather than autobiography), where the signature (rather than the life story) of the filmmaker is apparent. The cinematic essay often blends , , and using a tones and editing styles.