Movie Making Basics
Caleb Tan | Ignition 2009
Movie Making
Basics
Planning
Equipment
Filming
Editing
Publishing
Planning
...will save you time!
Planning: Timeline
Planning: Timeline
Establish a delivery schedule for your project
Planning: Timeline
Establish a delivery schedule for your project
  Idea/Scenario
Planning: Timeline
Establish a delivery schedule for your project
  Idea/Scenario
  Storyboard
Planning: Timeline
Establish a delivery schedule for your project
  Idea/Scenario
  Storyboard
  Script
Planning: Timeline
Establish a delivery schedule for your project
  Idea/Scenario
  Storyboard
  Script
  Shooting schedule
Planning: Timeline
Establish a delivery schedule for your project
  Idea/Scenario
  Storyboard
  Script
  Shooting schedul...
Planning: Timeline
Establish a delivery schedule for your project
  Idea/Scenario
  Storyboard
  Script
  Shooting schedul...
Planning: The Idea
Planning: The Idea

 Research your scenario
Planning: The Idea

 Research your scenario
  Draw from your own experiences
Planning: The Idea

 Research your scenario
  Draw from your own experiences
  Ask people about their experiences
Planning: The Idea

 Research your scenario
  Draw from your own experiences
  Ask people about their experiences
  Sensit...
Planning: The Idea
Planning: The Idea

 Outline your idea
Planning: The Idea

 Outline your idea
   Write out basic plan for your story
Planning: The Idea

 Outline your idea
   Write out basic plan for your story
   Determine characters
Planning: The Idea

 Outline your idea
   Write out basic plan for your story
   Determine characters
   Determine crew, a...
Planning: The Idea

 Outline your idea
   Write out basic plan for your story
   Determine characters
   Determine crew, a...
Planning: The Idea

 Outline your idea
   Write out basic plan for your story
   Determine characters
   Determine crew, a...
Planning: Storyboard
Planning: Storyboard

 Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold
Planning: Storyboard

 Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold
   boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props
Planning: Storyboard

 Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold
   boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props
   l...
Planning: Storyboard

 Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold
   boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props
   l...
Planning: Storyboard

 Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold
   boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props
   l...
Planning: Storyboard

 Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold
   boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props
   l...
Planning:
Shooting Schedule
Planning:
Shooting Schedule
 Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically
Planning:
Shooting Schedule
 Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically
   Location
Planning:
Shooting Schedule
 Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically
   Location
   Date
Planning:
Shooting Schedule
 Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically
   Location
   Date
   Duration of shoot
Planning:
Shooting Schedule
 Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically
   Location
   Date
   Duration of shoot
   P...
Planning: Actors
Planning: Actors

 Match characters with actors
Planning: Actors

 Match characters with actors
  Ask nicely - remember they’re doing you a favour
Planning: Actors

 Match characters with actors
  Ask nicely - remember they’re doing you a favour
  Let them know when, w...
Planning: Actors

 Match characters with actors
  Ask nicely - remember they’re doing you a favour
  Let them know when, w...
Planning:
Props, Costumes
Planning:
Props, Costumes
 Props
Planning:
Props, Costumes
 Props
  Objects situated within the shoot to assist in
  creating a realistic and believable sc...
Planning:
Props, Costumes
 Props
  Objects situated within the shoot to assist in
  creating a realistic and believable sc...
Planning:
Props, Costumes
 Props
  Objects situated within the shoot to assist in
  creating a realistic and believable sc...
Planning:
Props, Costumes
 Props
  Objects situated within the shoot to assist in
  creating a realistic and believable sc...
Planning:
Props, Costumes
 Props
  Objects situated within the shoot to assist in
  creating a realistic and believable sc...
Planning:
Props, Costumes
 Props
  Objects situated within the shoot to assist in
  creating a realistic and believable sc...
Equipment
What do I need?
Equipment
Equipment
 Video camera
Equipment
 Video camera
  Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie
  function
Equipment
 Video camera
  Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie
  function
  Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon
Equipment
 Video camera
  Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie
  function
  Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon
    ...
Equipment
 Video camera
  Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie
  function
  Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon
    ...
Equipment
 Video camera
  Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie
  function
  Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon
    ...
Equipment
Equipment

 Video tape (if necessary)
Equipment

 Video tape (if necessary)
   MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores
Equipment

 Video tape (if necessary)
   MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores
 Tripod
Equipment

 Video tape (if necessary)
   MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores
 Tripod
 Lighting
Equipment

 Video tape (if necessary)
   MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores
 Tripod
 Lighting
   Natural li...
Equipment

 Video tape (if necessary)
   MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores
 Tripod
 Lighting
   Natural li...
Equipment - editing
Equipment - editing

 Computer with capture ability
Equipment - editing

 Computer with capture ability
  miniDV cameras - connect to computer using
  cable
Equipment - editing

 Computer with capture ability
  miniDV cameras - connect to computer using
  cable
  Software to rec...
Equipment - editing

 Computer with capture ability
   miniDV cameras - connect to computer using
   cable
   Software to ...
Equipment - editing

 Computer with capture ability
   miniDV cameras - connect to computer using
   cable
   Software to ...
Filming
Handy tips & techniques
Filming: Hosepiping
Filming: Hosepiping

 Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but
 everyone defaults to it
Filming: Hosepiping

 Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but
 everyone defaults to it
     refers to pointing the cam...
Filming: Hosepiping

 Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but
 everyone defaults to it
     refers to pointing the cam...
Filming: Hosepiping

 Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but
 everyone defaults to it
     refers to pointing the cam...
Filming: Tripod
Filming: Tripod

 Tripod
Filming: Tripod

 Tripod
   Worthwhile investment.
Filming: Tripod

 Tripod
   Worthwhile investment.
   Shots are smoother, less distracting
Filming: Tripod

 Tripod
   Worthwhile investment.
   Shots are smoother, less distracting
   Ask Ps. Steve nicely and he ...
Filming: Set, then Shoot!
Filming: Set, then Shoot!

 Frame your subjects first
Filming: Set, then Shoot!

 Frame your subjects first
   Let subjects feel the scene first
Filming: Set, then Shoot!

 Frame your subjects first
   Let subjects feel the scene first
   Saves tape and time
Filming: Set, then Shoot!

 Frame your subjects first
   Let subjects feel the scene first
   Saves tape and time
 ‘Wayne’s ...
Filming: Set, then Shoot!

 Frame your subjects first
   Let subjects feel the scene first
   Saves tape and time
 ‘Wayne’s ...
Filming: Set, then Shoot!

 Frame your subjects first
   Let subjects feel the scene first
   Saves tape and time
 ‘Wayne’s ...
Filming: Lighting
Filming: Lighting
  Outdoors
Filming: Lighting
  Outdoors
   Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct
   sunlight.
Filming: Lighting
  Outdoors
   Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct
   sunlight.
   Have a reflector (white she...
Filming: Lighting
  Outdoors
   Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct
   sunlight.
   Have a reflector (white she...
Filming: Lighting
  Outdoors
   Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct
   sunlight.
   Have a reflector (white she...
Filming: Lighting cont’d
Filming: Lighting cont’d
 Dramatic effect
Filming: Lighting cont’d
 Dramatic effect
   Frightening
Filming: Lighting cont’d
 Dramatic effect
   Frightening
    Light from below
Filming: Lighting cont’d
 Dramatic effect
   Frightening
    Light from below
   Loneliness, Danger
Filming: Lighting cont’d
 Dramatic effect
   Frightening
    Light from below
   Loneliness, Danger
    Light above subjec...
Filming: Lighting cont’d
 Dramatic effect
   Frightening
    Light from below
   Loneliness, Danger
    Light above subjec...
Filming: Lighting cont’d
 Dramatic effect
   Frightening
    Light from below
   Loneliness, Danger
    Light above subjec...
“Video Production Lighting to Create Emotion”
Videomaker.com
Filming: Composition
Filming: Composition

 Positioning subjects
Filming: Composition

 Positioning subjects
   Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions
Filming: Composition

 Positioning subjects
   Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions
   Midshot - moderate view
Filming: Composition

 Positioning subjects
   Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions
   Midshot - moderate view
   Full-sh...
Filming: Composition

 Positioning subjects
   Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions
   Midshot - moderate view
   Full-sh...
Filming: Composition
Filming: Composition
 Rule of Thirds
Filming: Composition
 Rule of Thirds
   Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9
   square grid
Filming: Composition
 Rule of Thirds
   Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9
   square grid
 Rule of Odds
Filming: Composition
 Rule of Thirds
   Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9
   square grid
 Rule of Odds
  ...
Filming: Composition
 Rule of Thirds
   Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9
   square grid
 Rule of Odds
  ...
Filming: Composition
 Rule of Thirds
   Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9
   square grid
 Rule of Odds
  ...
Filming: Composition
 Rule of Thirds
   Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9
   square grid
 Rule of Odds
  ...
Filming: Camera angles
Filming: Camera angles
 Shooting at eye level
Filming: Camera angles
 Shooting at eye level
 Closeups
Filming: Camera angles
 Shooting at eye level
 Closeups
   Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable
Filming: Camera angles
 Shooting at eye level
 Closeups
   Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable
   Camera down low ...
Filming: Camera angles
 Shooting at eye level
 Closeups
   Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable
   Camera down low ...
Filming: Camera angles
 Shooting at eye level
 Closeups
   Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable
   Camera down low ...
Filming: Camera angles
 Shooting at eye level
 Closeups
   Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable
   Camera down low ...
Filming: Sound
Filming: Sound

 Camera with microphone port = crisper sound
Filming: Sound

 Camera with microphone port = crisper sound
 Using in-built mics will...
Filming: Sound

 Camera with microphone port = crisper sound
 Using in-built mics will...
   pick up ambient noise
Filming: Sound

 Camera with microphone port = crisper sound
 Using in-built mics will...
   pick up ambient noise
   pick...
Filming: Sound

 Camera with microphone port = crisper sound
 Using in-built mics will...
   pick up ambient noise
   pick...
Editing
Handy tips & techniques
Editing: Software
Editing: Software

 Most modern day computers come packaged
 with basic software for video editing
  Windows Movie Maker -...
Editing: Cutting
Editing: Cutting

  Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured
  video and putting them together to create a film
Editing: Cutting

  Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured
  video and putting them together to create a film...
Editing: Cutting

  Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured
  video and putting them together to create a film...
Editing: Cutting

  Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured
  video and putting them together to create a film...
Editing: Cutting

  Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured
  video and putting them together to create a film...
Editing: Cutting

  Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured
  video and putting them together to create a film...
Editing: Titles & Credits
Editing: Titles & Credits
   Opening credits are optional
Editing: Titles & Credits
   Opening credits are optional
     Introduces viewer to the title of movie
Editing: Titles & Credits
   Opening credits are optional
     Introduces viewer to the title of movie
     KISS principle
Editing: Titles & Credits
   Opening credits are optional
     Introduces viewer to the title of movie
     KISS principle...
Editing: Titles & Credits
   Opening credits are optional
     Introduces viewer to the title of movie
     KISS principle...
Editing: Titles & Credits
   Opening credits are optional
     Introduces viewer to the title of movie
     KISS principle...
Editing: Titles & Credits
   Opening credits are optional
     Introduces viewer to the title of movie
     KISS principle...
Publishing
Publishing to DVD
Editing: Software
Editing: Software

 To publish to DVD...
   Windows Movie Maker - Vista +
   Adobe Premiere Pro / Elements - PC/Mac
   Fin...
Helpful Resources
Helpful Resources

  www.videomaker.com/learn
  Videomaker Tutorials
  www.ccmixter.org
  free creative commons music
  ht...
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  • Movie Making Basics

    1. 1. Movie Making Basics Caleb Tan | Ignition 2009
    2. 2. Movie Making Basics Planning Equipment Filming Editing Publishing
    3. 3. Planning ...will save you time!
    4. 4. Planning: Timeline
    5. 5. Planning: Timeline Establish a delivery schedule for your project
    6. 6. Planning: Timeline Establish a delivery schedule for your project Idea/Scenario
    7. 7. Planning: Timeline Establish a delivery schedule for your project Idea/Scenario Storyboard
    8. 8. Planning: Timeline Establish a delivery schedule for your project Idea/Scenario Storyboard Script
    9. 9. Planning: Timeline Establish a delivery schedule for your project Idea/Scenario Storyboard Script Shooting schedule
    10. 10. Planning: Timeline Establish a delivery schedule for your project Idea/Scenario Storyboard Script Shooting schedule Actors
    11. 11. Planning: Timeline Establish a delivery schedule for your project Idea/Scenario Storyboard Script Shooting schedule Actors Props, costumes
    12. 12. Planning: The Idea
    13. 13. Planning: The Idea Research your scenario
    14. 14. Planning: The Idea Research your scenario Draw from your own experiences
    15. 15. Planning: The Idea Research your scenario Draw from your own experiences Ask people about their experiences
    16. 16. Planning: The Idea Research your scenario Draw from your own experiences Ask people about their experiences Sensitivity is crucial
    17. 17. Planning: The Idea
    18. 18. Planning: The Idea Outline your idea
    19. 19. Planning: The Idea Outline your idea Write out basic plan for your story
    20. 20. Planning: The Idea Outline your idea Write out basic plan for your story Determine characters
    21. 21. Planning: The Idea Outline your idea Write out basic plan for your story Determine characters Determine crew, and equipment needed
    22. 22. Planning: The Idea Outline your idea Write out basic plan for your story Determine characters Determine crew, and equipment needed Determine locations & sets
    23. 23. Planning: The Idea Outline your idea Write out basic plan for your story Determine characters Determine crew, and equipment needed Determine locations & sets Determine budget
    24. 24. Planning: Storyboard
    25. 25. Planning: Storyboard Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold
    26. 26. Planning: Storyboard Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props
    27. 27. Planning: Storyboard Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props lines to describe
    28. 28. Planning: Storyboard Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props lines to describe scene
    29. 29. Planning: Storyboard Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props lines to describe scene camera angle
    30. 30. Planning: Storyboard Visual aid for everyone to see your story unfold boxes to draw in scenes, characters, props lines to describe scene camera angle use arrows to demonstrate movement
    31. 31. Planning: Shooting Schedule
    32. 32. Planning: Shooting Schedule Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically
    33. 33. Planning: Shooting Schedule Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically Location
    34. 34. Planning: Shooting Schedule Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically Location Date
    35. 35. Planning: Shooting Schedule Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically Location Date Duration of shoot
    36. 36. Planning: Shooting Schedule Plan logistics on shooting your film specifically Location Date Duration of shoot Permission required?
    37. 37. Planning: Actors
    38. 38. Planning: Actors Match characters with actors
    39. 39. Planning: Actors Match characters with actors Ask nicely - remember they’re doing you a favour
    40. 40. Planning: Actors Match characters with actors Ask nicely - remember they’re doing you a favour Let them know when, where they need to be (refer to your shooting schedule)
    41. 41. Planning: Actors Match characters with actors Ask nicely - remember they’re doing you a favour Let them know when, where they need to be (refer to your shooting schedule) Cost? If you can’t pay them, feed them
    42. 42. Planning: Props, Costumes
    43. 43. Planning: Props, Costumes Props
    44. 44. Planning: Props, Costumes Props Objects situated within the shoot to assist in creating a realistic and believable scenario
    45. 45. Planning: Props, Costumes Props Objects situated within the shoot to assist in creating a realistic and believable scenario Ask permission to use
    46. 46. Planning: Props, Costumes Props Objects situated within the shoot to assist in creating a realistic and believable scenario Ask permission to use Cost?
    47. 47. Planning: Props, Costumes Props Objects situated within the shoot to assist in creating a realistic and believable scenario Ask permission to use Cost? Costumes
    48. 48. Planning: Props, Costumes Props Objects situated within the shoot to assist in creating a realistic and believable scenario Ask permission to use Cost? Costumes Hire shops
    49. 49. Planning: Props, Costumes Props Objects situated within the shoot to assist in creating a realistic and believable scenario Ask permission to use Cost? Costumes Hire shops Cost?
    50. 50. Equipment What do I need?
    51. 51. Equipment
    52. 52. Equipment Video camera
    53. 53. Equipment Video camera Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie function
    54. 54. Equipment Video camera Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie function Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon
    55. 55. Equipment Video camera Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie function Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon Both use miniDV - buy them at any electronics store
    56. 56. Equipment Video camera Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie function Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon Both use miniDV - buy them at any electronics store Cable that connects it to a computer
    57. 57. Equipment Video camera Your own, modern digital still’s have a movie function Church has 2 - Panasonic & Canon Both use miniDV - buy them at any electronics store Cable that connects it to a computer Firewire cable
    58. 58. Equipment
    59. 59. Equipment Video tape (if necessary)
    60. 60. Equipment Video tape (if necessary) MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores
    61. 61. Equipment Video tape (if necessary) MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores Tripod
    62. 62. Equipment Video tape (if necessary) MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores Tripod Lighting
    63. 63. Equipment Video tape (if necessary) MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores Tripod Lighting Natural light vs indoor light?
    64. 64. Equipment Video tape (if necessary) MiniDV can be picked up at most electronic stores Tripod Lighting Natural light vs indoor light? Sound
    65. 65. Equipment - editing
    66. 66. Equipment - editing Computer with capture ability
    67. 67. Equipment - editing Computer with capture ability miniDV cameras - connect to computer using cable
    68. 68. Equipment - editing Computer with capture ability miniDV cameras - connect to computer using cable Software to receive data
    69. 69. Equipment - editing Computer with capture ability miniDV cameras - connect to computer using cable Software to receive data Editing software
    70. 70. Equipment - editing Computer with capture ability miniDV cameras - connect to computer using cable Software to receive data Editing software Music
    71. 71. Filming Handy tips & techniques
    72. 72. Filming: Hosepiping
    73. 73. Filming: Hosepiping Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but everyone defaults to it
    74. 74. Filming: Hosepiping Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but everyone defaults to it refers to pointing the camera and filming continuously, swaying around, not settling.
    75. 75. Filming: Hosepiping Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but everyone defaults to it refers to pointing the camera and filming continuously, swaying around, not settling. this should not be a problem because you ‘storyboarded’ before...
    76. 76. Filming: Hosepiping Hose piping is a sin...well not really, but everyone defaults to it refers to pointing the camera and filming continuously, swaying around, not settling. this should not be a problem because you ‘storyboarded’ before...
    77. 77. Filming: Tripod
    78. 78. Filming: Tripod Tripod
    79. 79. Filming: Tripod Tripod Worthwhile investment.
    80. 80. Filming: Tripod Tripod Worthwhile investment. Shots are smoother, less distracting
    81. 81. Filming: Tripod Tripod Worthwhile investment. Shots are smoother, less distracting Ask Ps. Steve nicely and he may let you use it. Return it where you found it.
    82. 82. Filming: Set, then Shoot!
    83. 83. Filming: Set, then Shoot! Frame your subjects first
    84. 84. Filming: Set, then Shoot! Frame your subjects first Let subjects feel the scene first
    85. 85. Filming: Set, then Shoot! Frame your subjects first Let subjects feel the scene first Saves tape and time
    86. 86. Filming: Set, then Shoot! Frame your subjects first Let subjects feel the scene first Saves tape and time ‘Wayne’s World’ cue
    87. 87. Filming: Set, then Shoot! Frame your subjects first Let subjects feel the scene first Saves tape and time ‘Wayne’s World’ cue 5,4,3,2,1 - point index finger
    88. 88. Filming: Set, then Shoot! Frame your subjects first Let subjects feel the scene first Saves tape and time ‘Wayne’s World’ cue 5,4,3,2,1 - point index finger Start ‘rolling’ on 3
    89. 89. Filming: Lighting
    90. 90. Filming: Lighting Outdoors
    91. 91. Filming: Lighting Outdoors Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct sunlight.
    92. 92. Filming: Lighting Outdoors Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct sunlight. Have a reflector (white sheet) to balance out the shadows
    93. 93. Filming: Lighting Outdoors Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct sunlight. Have a reflector (white sheet) to balance out the shadows Indoors
    94. 94. Filming: Lighting Outdoors Overcast is best. Harsh shadows occur in direct sunlight. Have a reflector (white sheet) to balance out the shadows Indoors Natural daylight through windows provides good lighting
    95. 95. Filming: Lighting cont’d
    96. 96. Filming: Lighting cont’d Dramatic effect
    97. 97. Filming: Lighting cont’d Dramatic effect Frightening
    98. 98. Filming: Lighting cont’d Dramatic effect Frightening Light from below
    99. 99. Filming: Lighting cont’d Dramatic effect Frightening Light from below Loneliness, Danger
    100. 100. Filming: Lighting cont’d Dramatic effect Frightening Light from below Loneliness, Danger Light above subject:
    101. 101. Filming: Lighting cont’d Dramatic effect Frightening Light from below Loneliness, Danger Light above subject: Happiness
    102. 102. Filming: Lighting cont’d Dramatic effect Frightening Light from below Loneliness, Danger Light above subject: Happiness 2 lights above, infront and 1 backlight
    103. 103. “Video Production Lighting to Create Emotion” Videomaker.com
    104. 104. Filming: Composition
    105. 105. Filming: Composition Positioning subjects
    106. 106. Filming: Composition Positioning subjects Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions
    107. 107. Filming: Composition Positioning subjects Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions Midshot - moderate view
    108. 108. Filming: Composition Positioning subjects Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions Midshot - moderate view Full-shot - ‘nothing to hide’
    109. 109. Filming: Composition Positioning subjects Closeup - focus on subject’s emotions Midshot - moderate view Full-shot - ‘nothing to hide’ Wide Angle - sets the scene, introduces the viewer
    110. 110. Filming: Composition
    111. 111. Filming: Composition Rule of Thirds
    112. 112. Filming: Composition Rule of Thirds Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9 square grid
    113. 113. Filming: Composition Rule of Thirds Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9 square grid Rule of Odds
    114. 114. Filming: Composition Rule of Thirds Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9 square grid Rule of Odds Two subjects create tension
    115. 115. Filming: Composition Rule of Thirds Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9 square grid Rule of Odds Two subjects create tension Three subjects create harmony
    116. 116. Filming: Composition Rule of Thirds Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9 square grid Rule of Odds Two subjects create tension Three subjects create harmony Asymmetry is better than symmetry
    117. 117. Filming: Composition Rule of Thirds Subjects look ‘in place’ if they are placed in a 9 square grid Rule of Odds Two subjects create tension Three subjects create harmony Asymmetry is better than symmetry Creates contrast
    118. 118. Filming: Camera angles
    119. 119. Filming: Camera angles Shooting at eye level
    120. 120. Filming: Camera angles Shooting at eye level Closeups
    121. 121. Filming: Camera angles Shooting at eye level Closeups Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable
    122. 122. Filming: Camera angles Shooting at eye level Closeups Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable Camera down low - subject appears dominant
    123. 123. Filming: Camera angles Shooting at eye level Closeups Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable Camera down low - subject appears dominant Panning
    124. 124. Filming: Camera angles Shooting at eye level Closeups Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable Camera down low - subject appears dominant Panning Wide angles and long shots
    125. 125. Filming: Camera angles Shooting at eye level Closeups Camera up high - subject appears vulnerable Camera down low - subject appears dominant Panning Wide angles and long shots Zooming
    126. 126. Filming: Sound
    127. 127. Filming: Sound Camera with microphone port = crisper sound
    128. 128. Filming: Sound Camera with microphone port = crisper sound Using in-built mics will...
    129. 129. Filming: Sound Camera with microphone port = crisper sound Using in-built mics will... pick up ambient noise
    130. 130. Filming: Sound Camera with microphone port = crisper sound Using in-built mics will... pick up ambient noise pick up breathing
    131. 131. Filming: Sound Camera with microphone port = crisper sound Using in-built mics will... pick up ambient noise pick up breathing Let everyone know to be quiet on set!
    132. 132. Editing Handy tips & techniques
    133. 133. Editing: Software
    134. 134. Editing: Software Most modern day computers come packaged with basic software for video editing Windows Movie Maker - Windows XP - Vista iMovie - Mac Adobe Premiere Pro / Elements - PC/Mac Final Cut Pro - Mac
    135. 135. Editing: Cutting
    136. 136. Editing: Cutting Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured video and putting them together to create a film
    137. 137. Editing: Cutting Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured video and putting them together to create a film Transitions - avoid fancy ones
    138. 138. Editing: Cutting Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured video and putting them together to create a film Transitions - avoid fancy ones Sound effects - add to create realism
    139. 139. Editing: Cutting Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured video and putting them together to create a film Transitions - avoid fancy ones Sound effects - add to create realism Music - add to create atmosphere
    140. 140. Editing: Cutting Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured video and putting them together to create a film Transitions - avoid fancy ones Sound effects - add to create realism Music - add to create atmosphere KISS - Keep it Simple Silly
    141. 141. Editing: Cutting Cutting is the act of selecting scenes from captured video and putting them together to create a film Transitions - avoid fancy ones Sound effects - add to create realism Music - add to create atmosphere KISS - Keep it Simple Silly Don’t overdo effects and transitions
    142. 142. Editing: Titles & Credits
    143. 143. Editing: Titles & Credits Opening credits are optional
    144. 144. Editing: Titles & Credits Opening credits are optional Introduces viewer to the title of movie
    145. 145. Editing: Titles & Credits Opening credits are optional Introduces viewer to the title of movie KISS principle
    146. 146. Editing: Titles & Credits Opening credits are optional Introduces viewer to the title of movie KISS principle Ending credits
    147. 147. Editing: Titles & Credits Opening credits are optional Introduces viewer to the title of movie KISS principle Ending credits Do not make longer than actual movie
    148. 148. Editing: Titles & Credits Opening credits are optional Introduces viewer to the title of movie KISS principle Ending credits Do not make longer than actual movie Contains ‘Director’, ‘Producer’, ‘Actors’
    149. 149. Editing: Titles & Credits Opening credits are optional Introduces viewer to the title of movie KISS principle Ending credits Do not make longer than actual movie Contains ‘Director’, ‘Producer’, ‘Actors’ Any copyright, year published
    150. 150. Publishing Publishing to DVD
    151. 151. Editing: Software
    152. 152. Editing: Software To publish to DVD... Windows Movie Maker - Vista + Adobe Premiere Pro / Elements - PC/Mac Final Cut Pro - Mac Adobe Encore PC/Mac
    153. 153. Helpful Resources
    154. 154. Helpful Resources www.videomaker.com/learn Videomaker Tutorials www.ccmixter.org free creative commons music http://freesound.iua.upf.edu free sound files for special effects http://www.soundsnap.com free sound effects and music (requires free registration)
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