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Flickerfilms40 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Flicker Filmmaking Wingspan 2009
  • 2. What are we going to do in this Class?
    • Learning how to make films- the entire process
      • What Filmmaking is “storytelling through pictures and sound”
    • Why we like the movies we like
      • What makes a movie good
    • Watch awesome movies
      • To learn what makes one movie good and another one forgettable.
      • Find cool movies we haven’t seen before.
        • Give you great ideas for movies you want to make
      • Act out some of our favorite scenes from films
      • Learn how to produce our own film
        • Film Technology
        • Three stages of production
        • Storytelling
  • 3. What are we going to do in this Class?
        • Make our own Awesome Film!!
  • 4. How Are we Going to do this?
    • In order to get the most out of this class we have to follow the TWO RULES
  • 5. The Two Rules
    • Respect-
  • 6. The Two Rules
    • If you don’t follow the two rules you will be:
      • Warned.
      • Then you will be sent on a time out
      • Then you will be banned from the class and marked in the orange book.
  • 7. The Spiderwick Chronicals
    • We are watching this movie to better understand storytelling through film
  • 8. What is filmmaking?
  • 9. Great Stories = Great Films
  • 10. A Story Has
  • 11. ACT I
    • The Beginning-
    • Introduce Characters
    • Introduces Plot, Setting, Location
    • Introduces Conflict
    • “ Who wants but so”
  • 12. ACT II
    • The Middle
    • The plot Thickens
    • Rising Action-
    • What interesting things happen as they try to get around the conflict?
    • Think of examples in movies you like?
  • 13. ACT III
    • Climax
    • The most intense moment of the conflict (final show down or moment of decision
    • Resolution
    • Tie up loose ends
    • Do they get what they want or not? Do they change is the conflict solved?
  • 14.
    • Can you Identify:
    • Character introductions? The setting?
    • Which Act We’re in?
    • What the conflict (s) is/are?
    • Anything visuals or situations that stick out in your mind?
    • Is the story interesting or boring? Why?
  • 15. How do you speak “movie?”
    • As a filmmaker you have to convey as much information as possible with the images on the screen.
      • Introduce characters, convey emotion, set up conflicts
      • Reveal information about character or locations or relationships.
      • how do you show how characters feel about each other without being boring or obvious?
  • 16. Visual Storytelling
    • What were some of the techniques the director used to tell the story
      • Camera angles? Movement and position
      • Placing the actors in the right place
      • Colors, sets, lights
      • Acting style, dialogue
      • Costumes-
  • 17. Composition
    • Composition means where you place the subject in the frame
    • The way you move the camera affects the viewer and your story.
    • How you Frame the shot effects the Viewer
      • Rule of Thirds
      • Wide ,Medium, Close-Up,
      • Extreme Close-up
  • 18. Position or Camera Angle Where you place the camera affects the viewer’s perception and the subject of your photograph High Angle Low Angle
  • 19. Camera Position
    • How you angle or orient the camera can help you establish a point of view
      • High angles
      • Low angles
      • Eye Level
      • Over the shoulder
  • 20. Over the Shoulder
  • 21. Establishing shot
  • 22. Wide Angle
  • 23. Full Length
  • 24. Medium or Waist Shot
  • 25. Bust Shot
  • 26. Close Up
  • 27. Extreme close ups
  • 28. Composition, Position, Movement
    • The way you move the camera affects the viewer and your story.
    • Common Camera Movements
      • Pan/Tilt
      • Dolly/Truck
      • Arc
      • Zoom
  • 29. Lighting
    • How much light and shadow you use can affect the tone of the photo
    • The color temperature of the light can affect the feel of the picture or how the subject appears
      • Warm colors- red, orange, yellow
      • Cool colors- blue, purple, green
      • Different colors have certain associations
  • 30. Lighting and Position
  • 31. Storyboarding
    • To help plan their shots- filmmakers use story boards
    • Like a visual script or comic strip that shows how each shot in the movie will go together.
  • 32. Storyboarding Activity