What technology has taughtme during the constructionof the thriller!!
iMacDuring the construction of our thriller welearnt how to use different types oftechnology. We used this to make our thrilleras interesting and as realistic as possible.One of the main types of technology that weused was the iMac. The iMac was the mostcommon piece of technology that we used.This was because the iMac had all theprograms that we needed to edit and makeout thriller. This is me using the iMac whilst constructing our thriller.
During the construction of our thriller weused mobygratis.com for our music. Weused this site for our music as its one ofthe sites that we were able to use withouthaving any copyright issues. Wedownloaded three different tracks fromMobygratis to use at different stages forour thriller. When going on this site, wehad the chance to choose from aselection of tracks that would be suitablefor our thriller. Once we had all agreed onthe selected tracks I requested a licenseand once approved was able to use thetrack that we had selected. To use thetrack we had to download the selected This is confirmation that me and mytrack and apply it to the timeline of our group have usedmovie on Final cut Express. mobygratis.com
We also used Final Cut Express to edit our thriller. This was the most important piece of technology that we used as it helped us to make our thriller by being able to upload itThis is an on there and be able to addillustration of transitions, effects and music on to theour group timeline. This piece of technology was theusing Final Cut most important as it was the main source ofExpress for our technology that helped us construct ourmusic! thriller. To use this we had to upload our video from the camera and add effects and transitions . By using this we have learnt that were able to add transitions and effects to make out thriller as realistic and at the best possible standard as was able for us to complete. This is another illustration of our group using Final Cut Express to edit our thriller!
We used surveymonkey.com to Before we started our filming we talkedget audience research. We askedthem the following questions: about the target audience. We then got This is an1) Are you a male of our results and looked at what people illustration of the female? wanted in a thriller and what results that we2) Do you enjoy thrillers? aspect/feature they enjoyed the most. received after we3) What is the best aspect The first option which our audience posted our of a thriller? choose was suspense and in second place question on4) How many times do was mind games. Once seeing these surveymonkey.com you go to the cinema results we added both of these in a month? aspects/features onto our thriller. Our5) Where do you watch target audience are teenagers/ young films from? adults.6) How old are you?7) What are your favorite thriller films?
Blogger was the website which we used to posteverything that we have and the process and theway we done everything that we had to for us tobe able to film our thriller. I used blogger as adiary and wrote all the things we done , how andwe updated it every time we had something towrite and added pictures and videos during thefilming, or the final products. Blogger kept trackof everything that we done. We also analyzedfilms, thriller openings, music, mise en scene,characters, setting and the audience. This is an illustration of my blog and the posts!
These arescreenshots of thegroup using livetype!! During the construction of our thriller we also used live type for the titles and the names. We used live type to make our thriller as interesting and as professional looking as possible. The font that we used throughout the whole thriller was named “cracked”. We also used this font to emphasize the tension, suspense and shock of our thriller.
Youtube was also a very important technology thatwe used . We used youtube to upload our work on toit , then transfer it onto our blog. We also usedyoutube to watch thriller opening or certain aspectsof a thriller to analyze it and be able to use what welearnt, in able for us to produce our own thriller.Youtube was very important to technology to usbecause it helped us research thrilleropenings, endings and titles and how effectively theyare used. We were also able to watch previousthrillers from past students to help us come up withideas and camera techniques that were available tous.
The camera which we used to film was Canon MD101. This was the most This was the tripod important piece of technology as it and the camera was the main source that we used for that we used to film us to be able to film our thriller, our thriller. research for target audience and also film our preliminary task. We used this camera and the tripod (Slik U8000). Both of these pieces of technology were important as we used both of them to film.These are picturesof our group usingthe camera andtripod whilstfilming
Mobile phones was also and importantpiece of technology that we used whilstconstructing our thriller, although we didnot use our phones as much as the otherpieces of technology to construct ourthriller we have used did use it and it wasvery helpful. One of the main reasons whywe used our mobile phone was to takepictures of our location that we wheregoing to film in and take pictures whilstfilming. Another reason that we used ourphones was for bluetooth, we manages toconnect our phone bluetooth to the iMac’sbluetooth to transfer photos. We also usedthe iMac’s bluetooth to transfer files toand from other iMac’s. This was veryimportant and helpful as I made theconstruction of our thriller easier and moreeffective.