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  • ----- Meeting Notes (6/10/11 13:28) ----- Pair groups up. Take in turns to share each shot and discuss when you would use each shot and what you want to achieve.
  • ----- Meeting Notes (6/10/11 13:28) ----- Start planning your storyline for your movie.
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Re@ct FIlm Festival Workshop 2 june 2011 Re@ct FIlm Festival Workshop 2 june 2011 Presentation Transcript

  • [email_address] Student Film Festival
  • So, why are we here?
    • To learn about how to make high quality short films that convey a powerful message to an audience
    • To demonstrate the great talent, commitment and enthusiasm that the Barwon South Network schools have for Digital Learning!
  • Important things to remember…
    • Your film needs to be 3 minutes long
    • It needs to be in AVI format when complete
    • Due for submission by Friday August 5th
  • What have we learnt so far?
    • What makes a good short film
    • How to get your message across – shot types, sound choice, cuts in film, camera techniques
    • Writing a script/storyboarding
    • Working as a team – who does what?
  •  
  • Establishing shot
    • An establishing shot contains a large amount of landscape. It is often used at the beginning of a scene or a film to establish general location (setting).
  • Long Shot
    • A long shot gives the audience more detail about a scene. A long shot may show the audience the building where the action will take place.
  • Medium Shot
    • A medium shot is taken from the knees/waist up.
    • From this shot, viewers can see the characters faces more clearly as well as their interaction with other characters. It can also be used during a conversation between two people.
  • Close-up
    • A close-up contains just one character’s face. This enables the audience to understand the actor’s emotions and also allows them to feel empathy for the character.
  • Extreme Close-up
    • An extreme close-up contains one part of a character’s face or other object. This technique is quite common in horror films and creates an intense mood.
  • Time to do some work:
  • Share Time
  • Does your movie have…
  • Today you should have…..
    • Some film footage on your computer
    • Your script and storyboard
    • Your creativity!
  • We will be….
    • Pitching your film!
    • Learning how to:
    • A.) Edit with MovieMaker Live
    • B.) Create sound with Audacity
    • Put it all together ready for our Gala Screening
  • Sell your movie idea!
    • Your job is to convince another school team that your movie is worth making/watching
    • You have 60 seconds to do this!
    • All members of the group are to contribute to the ‘pitch’
    • You can use visuals if you like
  • The Pitch
    • Who is the movie about? (the star)
    • What is their story? (the main events that happen)
    • What is the climax of the film? (the problem/high point of action)
    • How does it end? (the solution/happy ending?)
    • Who would want to watch this film? (audience)
    • Your pitch must be 60 seconds long
  • What NOT to do…
  • Giving Feedback
  • Let’s review…
    • What makes a good short film?
    • What do you LIKE about this film?
    • What did it make you think you need to MAKE SURE THAT YOU DO in your film?
  • OK, now you are FILM MAKERS!
    • Films are due by AUGUST 5 th - send to Erin Weightman (further instructions clsoer to the date)
    • MUST be in AVI format when in final exported copy
    • Start to promote your film and work – tell others what you have been doing (what are some ways that you could do this?)
    • Use the Ultranet Space to share ideas/your journey!