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    • Question 4) How did you use media technologies in theQuestion 4) How did you use media technologies in theconstruction and research, planning and evaluationconstruction and research, planning and evaluationstages ?stages ?
    • IMDBIMDB-IMDB was used for the pre production stage of our film.-IMDB was used for the pre production stage of our film.-IMDB was very effective for research and contributed towards the development of our-IMDB was very effective for research and contributed towards the development of ouridea.idea.- IMDB was an effective form of technology as what it provides has enhanced our ideas- IMDB was an effective form of technology as what it provides has enhanced our ideasand the generalisation of certain elements.and the generalisation of certain elements.- IMDB is a film database which provides details and information about films and- IMDB is a film database which provides details and information about films andtelevision programmes. We utilised this to a great extent. We used this website on antelevision programmes. We utilised this to a great extent. We used this website on anefficient base.efficient base.
    • -IMDB provides information into ever possible detail into a film from the cast and crew to-IMDB provides information into ever possible detail into a film from the cast and crew toa synopsis of the film.a synopsis of the film.-In the earlier stages of the construction of the film we found this thoroughly influential as-In the earlier stages of the construction of the film we found this thoroughly influential aswe looked into other sporting documentaries such as In The Hands Of The Gods andwe looked into other sporting documentaries such as In The Hands Of The Gods andHoop Dreams, which where the most influential feature films we looked at over the courseHoop Dreams, which where the most influential feature films we looked at over the courseof the research stage.of the research stage.-Through the provision of great detail we are able to emulate this by seeing what film-Through the provision of great detail we are able to emulate this by seeing what filmroles are necessary and the general opinion of the film, showing whether it is worth usingroles are necessary and the general opinion of the film, showing whether it is worth usingit as a starting base to help us develop an idea.it as a starting base to help us develop an idea.
    • Short Film Of The WeekShort Film Of The Week- Short Film of the Week was also used for the pre production stage of our film.- Short Film of the Week was also used for the pre production stage of our film.- Short Film of the week is a form of technology which we were instantaneously introduced to- Short Film of the week is a form of technology which we were instantaneously introduced toafter making the decision of selecting a documentary for the choice of genre.after making the decision of selecting a documentary for the choice of genre.- Truthly if anything had the largest impact on what was the creation of the narrative of the film- Truthly if anything had the largest impact on what was the creation of the narrative of the filmthis website had it.Previously we were completely unaware of the existence of short film of thethis website had it.Previously we were completely unaware of the existence of short film of theweek.week.- Many films were analysed however two came across as riveting and enjoyable which created the- Many films were analysed however two came across as riveting and enjoyable which created theintention of using certain techniques in our documentary.intention of using certain techniques in our documentary.
    • The very first short documentary which caught our attention which was discovered throughThe very first short documentary which caught our attention which was discovered throughthis website was ‘Always A Fire’ which documents and informs the audience on the rise and fallthis website was ‘Always A Fire’ which documents and informs the audience on the rise and fallof a talented young american footballer.of a talented young american footballer.What we got out of this was the strong use of cut aways through memorabilia and the powerfulWhat we got out of this was the strong use of cut aways through memorabilia and the powerfulinfluence of interviews which tells the story.influence of interviews which tells the story.-Secondly Born Into Coal gave our group the interpretation on how many locations are-Secondly Born Into Coal gave our group the interpretation on how many locations arenecessary and more specifically what locations are necessary as we are taken to the homes,necessary and more specifically what locations are necessary as we are taken to the homes,hospital and working environment of the two miners we are introduced too.hospital and working environment of the two miners we are introduced too.
    • YouTubeYouTube-Previously I had some form of knowledge with the likes of YouTube however, I did not-Previously I had some form of knowledge with the likes of YouTube however, I did notacknowledge how much it can provide and in a sense enhance the film, creating anacknowledge how much it can provide and in a sense enhance the film, creating animprovement off the idea.improvement off the idea.-Furthermore YouTube gave us an interpretation on how to undertake-Furthermore YouTube gave us an interpretation on how to undertakestructure and the general idea itselfstructure and the general idea itself-For instance, when looking into other documentaries we came across other student films-For instance, when looking into other documentaries we came across other student films,meaning we gained an interpretation through clips presented on YouTube into such elements,meaning we gained an interpretation through clips presented on YouTube into such elementsof a film as titles.of a film as titles.-Additionally through the construction of the film , YouTube provided us with the access to-Additionally through the construction of the film , YouTube provided us with the access toupload videos where we could gain feedback therefore developing ideas and allowing us toupload videos where we could gain feedback therefore developing ideas and allowing us todownload videos, which could be modified or analysed for the benefit of the film.download videos, which could be modified or analysed for the benefit of the film.
    • -I was unaware of both of these accessible options on YouTube.-I was unaware of both of these accessible options on YouTube.- As the time frame for our film is 5 minutes it was important we understood a way to structure- As the time frame for our film is 5 minutes it was important we understood a way to structurethe documentary and how to incorporate the most interesting footage at a student level.the documentary and how to incorporate the most interesting footage at a student level.- ‘ The Janitor’ is a student film made in 2010 which we came across and found to be highly- ‘ The Janitor’ is a student film made in 2010 which we came across and found to be highlyinfluential as it helped develop the idea of having the focus on two people and interviewinginfluential as it helped develop the idea of having the focus on two people and interviewingother people to stress their characters and affect, in our case the affect of Jack and Kobi onother people to stress their characters and affect, in our case the affect of Jack and Kobi ontheir Sunday League team ‘London Lions’.their Sunday League team ‘London Lions’.
    • WikipediaWikipedia-Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia meaning any aspect of the filming process which we had little-Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia meaning any aspect of the filming process which we had littleknowledge of this form of technology would essentially fill in any gaps in our knowledge.knowledge of this form of technology would essentially fill in any gaps in our knowledge.- At the beginning of this process it is inevitable to state that our acknowledgement of- At the beginning of this process it is inevitable to state that our acknowledgement ofdocumentaries was limited.documentaries was limited.-This made it likely from the start that we would utilise websites such as wikipedia, contributing-This made it likely from the start that we would utilise websites such as wikipedia, contributing
    • - When sticking to what is essentially the conventions of a documentary wikipedia was the most- When sticking to what is essentially the conventions of a documentary wikipedia was the mostuseful website as it provided us with direct detail towards these conventions such as interviews,useful website as it provided us with direct detail towards these conventions such as interviews,montages and re constructions.montages and re constructions.-This meant when going out to film we planned it in such a way that it we would stick to these-This meant when going out to film we planned it in such a way that it we would stick to theseconventions so that when we went to the likes of the Jack and Kobi’s home, we captured the mostconventions so that when we went to the likes of the Jack and Kobi’s home, we captured the mostappropriate footage for the editing suite to make these conventions stand out which is something Iappropriate footage for the editing suite to make these conventions stand out which is something Ibelieve we achieved successfully.believe we achieved successfully.
    • Google MapsGoogle Maps- After coming up with the narrative of the film it was extremely important that we would be able to- After coming up with the narrative of the film it was extremely important that we would be able tocapitalise in what was at the time a fresh idea by finding a football side with a mixed range of agecapitalise in what was at the time a fresh idea by finding a football side with a mixed range of agegroups in a large space of land.groups in a large space of land.-Google Maps helped us with the production stage of our film.-Google Maps helped us with the production stage of our film.- Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google to fund- Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google to fundmany map based services.many map based services.- This was a form of technology which we were previously aware of but through other forms of- This was a form of technology which we were previously aware of but through other forms ofresearch we discovered how convenient and useful this form of technology could actually be.research we discovered how convenient and useful this form of technology could actually be.-Overall Google Maps was an unexpected but very positive technology over the course of the-Overall Google Maps was an unexpected but very positive technology over the course of theconstruction of the film.construction of the film.OverviewMap OfEurope
    • -The effectiveness of this form of technology came from the service it provided which showed an-The effectiveness of this form of technology came from the service it provided which showed anoverall view of different locations, in our case all different amateur football sides grounds which isoverall view of different locations, in our case all different amateur football sides grounds which ishow we came to the decision of filming in Rowley Lane, Arkley.how we came to the decision of filming in Rowley Lane, Arkley.-Our decision was based upon the acres of land the football club owned, meeting the hopeful-Our decision was based upon the acres of land the football club owned, meeting the hopefulrequirements we had for the film as we were able to gain a few establishing shots but morerequirements we had for the film as we were able to gain a few establishing shots but moreimportantly have enough space on the pitches to have the focus purely on one team, instead of itimportantly have enough space on the pitches to have the focus purely on one team, instead of itbeing compact and the footage becoming confusing between all the other matches.being compact and the footage becoming confusing between all the other matches.Rowley Lane, Arkley
    • BloggerBlogger-Blogger enabled us to post all progress and research we have had made throughout the gradual-Blogger enabled us to post all progress and research we have had made throughout the gradualdevelopment of our film, which could be researching into films related to our genre, changingdevelopment of our film, which could be researching into films related to our genre, changingcertain parts of the film such as the storyline or just simply adapting on what is a current idea andcertain parts of the film such as the storyline or just simply adapting on what is a current idea andexpressing it through a variety of ways.expressing it through a variety of ways.-Blogger was a website which I had vaguely heard of but had absolutely no acknowledgement of-Blogger was a website which I had vaguely heard of but had absolutely no acknowledgement ofwhat it could provide until the beginning of the academic year, whilst Sam is familiar with it fromwhat it could provide until the beginning of the academic year, whilst Sam is familiar with it fromthe AS course last year.the AS course last year.-It is a useful piece of technology due to the service it provides and the general effect it can have-It is a useful piece of technology due to the service it provides and the general effect it can haveon our 5 minute short film, as we are able to utilise the fact Blogger saves work no matter the scaleon our 5 minute short film, as we are able to utilise the fact Blogger saves work no matter the scaleor size.or size.
    • -This allowed us to capitalise on any research we found could be relevant , blogger was a simple and-This allowed us to capitalise on any research we found could be relevant , blogger was a simple andinformative way of us referring back to work to help us on filming sessions and editing.informative way of us referring back to work to help us on filming sessions and editing.-Throughout the thorough detailed pre production, production and post production stage of our film,-Throughout the thorough detailed pre production, production and post production stage of our film,Blogger has had a fairly big impact to assure quality was sustained entirely for everything we did.Blogger has had a fairly big impact to assure quality was sustained entirely for everything we did.- Essentially it allowed us to analyse all filming sessions and creating a description towards a- Essentially it allowed us to analyse all filming sessions and creating a description towards abreakdown of what was filmed and how successful they are.breakdown of what was filmed and how successful they are.List of Blog posts
    • Filming Equipment:Tripod,Camera,Microphone and BoompoleFilming Equipment:Tripod,Camera,Microphone and Boompole-For the production stage of our film there was not an entirely wide range of technologies we used-For the production stage of our film there was not an entirely wide range of technologies we usedbut however the one’s which we did use we discovered they do have several additional featuresbut however the one’s which we did use we discovered they do have several additional featureswhich we became conscious of.which we became conscious of.-The difference being with these forms of technology in comparison to the others is that before-The difference being with these forms of technology in comparison to the others is that beforeputting them to use we were aware of the general importance of the equipment.putting them to use we were aware of the general importance of the equipment.-A very simple but important form of technology when constructing our film throughout the several-A very simple but important form of technology when constructing our film throughout the severalfilming sessions we undertook in the many locations was a tripod which is a three legged stand forfilming sessions we undertook in the many locations was a tripod which is a three legged stand forsupporting a camera.supporting a camera.-This controlled what was involved in the shot as it placed the camera in a specific position, which-This controlled what was involved in the shot as it placed the camera in a specific position, whichshows what we now believe is good framing of majority of our footage justifying the influence of ashows what we now believe is good framing of majority of our footage justifying the influence of asimple piece of equipment.simple piece of equipment.Tripod
    • - Specifically the Sony HDV Camera which we used, was the camera we selected to capture all of- Specifically the Sony HDV Camera which we used, was the camera we selected to capture all ofour footage.our footage.-We found the camera to be emphatic in terms of quality but however their was a re-occurence of-We found the camera to be emphatic in terms of quality but however their was a re-occurence ofone problem this being the camera’s battery as it would have very little battery life after a shortone problem this being the camera’s battery as it would have very little battery life after a shortperiod of time, despite being charged for a few days.period of time, despite being charged for a few days.-. One of the two types of media technologies which we utilised for sound was the boom pole-. One of the two types of media technologies which we utilised for sound was the boom polewhich was very beneficial as it could be extended a fair distance enabling us to capture pin pointwhich was very beneficial as it could be extended a fair distance enabling us to capture pin pointsounds from matches and training sessions.sounds from matches and training sessions.Secondly the microphone which is what captures the sound was extremely clear putting us in theSecondly the microphone which is what captures the sound was extremely clear putting us in theposition that when editing the film we can exaggerate the theme of football.position that when editing the film we can exaggerate the theme of football.Boom PoleandMicrophoneSony HDV Camera
    • Hotmail and I messageHotmail and I message-Both forms of technology were essential in both pre production and the production stage ofour film.-Hotmail is one of the most popular free emailing services which is provided by Microsoft which is accessible from acomputer anywhere in the world. Hotmail also provides users with a schedule calendar and the capability to save contact listsin an address book.-IMessage is a free service from Apple that enables users of apple powered devices to send text messages over Wi-Fi frommobile devices like the Iphone and Ipod Touch.-Users can easily distinguish messages sent via iMessage, as message replies appear in a grey -shaded bubble whilst the sentmessage is in a blue shaded bubble.Example of I message
    • - These two forms of technology had an impact on what is the narrative of the film. This impact came from it providing uswith the ability to contact the parents of Kobi and Jack which is a necessity in order to gain permission to film them as theyare only 11 years old.When contacting Antony for the permission of Kobi hotmail was used, which turned out to be extremelyefficient speeding up the whole filming process.- After contacting Antony he gave us the number of Jack’s mother (Samantha) after deciding that his personality was the idealfit for our film along side Kobi. When contacting Samantha we alternatively used I message as we became informed on itsefficiency and due to the fact it is a more direct way of addressing people.
    • PreziPrezi--Prezi is a presentation software and storyline tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas.-When it comes down to the evaluation stage of this course, we wanted to show variety in the-When it comes down to the evaluation stage of this course, we wanted to show variety in theway in which we answered them.way in which we answered them.-After looking into the best forms of technologies in which we could undertake the evaluation-After looking into the best forms of technologies in which we could undertake the evaluationquestion in a well structured and different manner, Prezi came off as a really interestingquestion in a well structured and different manner, Prezi came off as a really interestingoption.option.-It provides a range in layouts and shows the whole process of the answer in a unique fashion,-It provides a range in layouts and shows the whole process of the answer in a unique fashion,which makes the answer less formal but easier to understand.which makes the answer less formal but easier to understand.
    • -Prezi also enables us to differentiate sections of the answers for instance for evaluation question 1 we-Prezi also enables us to differentiate sections of the answers for instance for evaluation question 1 wediscussed the conventions of documentaries, therefore we had a separate box for every convention.discussed the conventions of documentaries, therefore we had a separate box for every convention.-Over the period of time are Prezi was being designed we became more and more aware of the many-Over the period of time are Prezi was being designed we became more and more aware of the manyfeatures it provides and the original affect it can have on the design.features it provides and the original affect it can have on the design.-Prezi was a very useful website for the evaluation stage of our finished product, it also provided us with-Prezi was a very useful website for the evaluation stage of our finished product, it also provided us withsome form of re assurance after looking over what comes across a well thought of, researched andsome form of re assurance after looking over what comes across a well thought of, researched andexecuted film.executed film.
    • Photo Booth and IMoviePhoto Booth and IMovie- As I have previously stated when taking on the four evaluation questions we wanted to be as- As I have previously stated when taking on the four evaluation questions we wanted to be asoriginal as possible.original as possible.-Along with the Prezi we have created a blog post for our answer of question 2 which is not-Along with the Prezi we have created a blog post for our answer of question 2 which is notparticularly different.particularly different.-However for our audience feedback answer we came up with the possibility of a video as through-However for our audience feedback answer we came up with the possibility of a video as throughone of us being in the possession of an apple laptop we had the option of using firstly photo boothone of us being in the possession of an apple laptop we had the option of using firstly photo boothand then Imovie.and then Imovie.-The intention was too create a montage of the views of our classmates on what is the rough edit of-The intention was too create a montage of the views of our classmates on what is the rough edit ofour film showing the positive things and negative things they have to say about ‘Box To Box’our film showing the positive things and negative things they have to say about ‘Box To Box’
    • -Photo Booth was used for the filming of these opinions which came off as fairly good quality-Photo Booth was used for the filming of these opinions which came off as fairly good qualitywhen it comes to the picture but this wasn’t too much of an issue as we gained very clearwhen it comes to the picture but this wasn’t too much of an issue as we gained very clearsoundsoundfrom photo booth which is the most important thing.from photo booth which is the most important thing.-Imovie is a editing programme which is provided in Apple which meant I could immediately-Imovie is a editing programme which is provided in Apple which meant I could immediatelyget editing after filming my classmates. It also allowed us to create the video in the style whichget editing after filming my classmates. It also allowed us to create the video in the style whichwe initially intended too.we initially intended too.Photo Booth application and list ofclassmates opinionsFinal Product
    • Final Cut ProFinal Cut Pro-In the post production stage of our film Final Cut Pro is a further application we became-In the post production stage of our film Final Cut Pro is a further application we becamefamiliar with, as this was our choose of software to edit on. It was important for us to choosefamiliar with, as this was our choose of software to edit on. It was important for us to choosethe correct editing software as it dictates the outcome of ‘Box To Box’.the correct editing software as it dictates the outcome of ‘Box To Box’.-Initially Final Cut came across as daunting to use, but we managed to overcome the-Initially Final Cut came across as daunting to use, but we managed to overcome thecomplexity of it and gained a vast understanding of it.complexity of it and gained a vast understanding of it.-Final Cut Pro provides us with the novelty of rewinding, fast forwarding,playing and pausing-Final Cut Pro provides us with the novelty of rewinding, fast forwarding,playing and pausingall the footage whenever, making it simpler to spot any possible faults.all the footage whenever, making it simpler to spot any possible faults.-The section on the left shows all footage we have and that has been in imported into Final Cut-The section on the left shows all footage we have and that has been in imported into Final CutPro,making it easier to choose all the footage we acquire when actually editing and giving us aPro,making it easier to choose all the footage we acquire when actually editing and giving us aclearer perspective on what footage to use.clearer perspective on what footage to use.-What fundamentally takes up majority of the Final Cut Software is the editing panel where-What fundamentally takes up majority of the Final Cut Software is the editing panel wherethe film is created and formattedthe film is created and formatted to the way in which one intends too. The layout of the filmto the way in which one intends too. The layout of the filmcan be altered through the bar at the very bottom of the screen as it can be maximised orcan be altered through the bar at the very bottom of the screen as it can be maximised orminimised.minimised.
    • -The section on the left shows all footage we have and that has been in imported into Final Cut-The section on the left shows all footage we have and that has been in imported into Final CutPro,making it easier to choose all the footage we acquire when actually editing and giving us aPro,making it easier to choose all the footage we acquire when actually editing and giving us aclearer perspective on what footage to use.clearer perspective on what footage to use.-What fundamentally takes up majority of the Final Cut Software is the editing panel where-What fundamentally takes up majority of the Final Cut Software is the editing panel wherethe film is created and formattedthe film is created and formatted to the way in which one intends too. The layout of the filmto the way in which one intends too. The layout of the filmcan be altered through the bar at the very bottom of the screen as it can be maximised orcan be altered through the bar at the very bottom of the screen as it can be maximised orminimised.minimised.
    • List ofFootageEditing Panel
    • Free Music ArchiveFree Music Archive-Free music archive had a limited impact on our film but still contributed to somewhat can be-Free music archive had a limited impact on our film but still contributed to somewhat can beclassified as creating a light hearted atmosphere in our film.classified as creating a light hearted atmosphere in our film.-In the beginning of our film we start with a montage of both boys pre game routine .After-In the beginning of our film we start with a montage of both boys pre game routine .Afterlooking over it time and time again we found it interesting but still lacked some detail andlooking over it time and time again we found it interesting but still lacked some detail andcame to the conclusion that music would fill this gap.came to the conclusion that music would fill this gap.-Free music archive is a website which provides the access of non copyrighted music allowing-Free music archive is a website which provides the access of non copyrighted music allowingthe likes of Sam and myself to find a song appropriate that we can incorporate in our film.the likes of Sam and myself to find a song appropriate that we can incorporate in our film.-We chose a classical source of music which is also a conventional form of music in-We chose a classical source of music which is also a conventional form of music indocumentaries.documentaries.
    • By Joshua Crocker andSam Mcdowall