[email_address] Student Film Festival
So, why are we here? <ul><li>To learn about how to make high quality short films that convey a powerful message to an audi...
Important things to remember… <ul><li>Your film needs to be  3 minutes long </li></ul><ul><li>It needs to be in  AVI forma...
What have we learnt so far? <ul><li>What makes a good short film </li></ul><ul><li>How to get your message across – shot t...
 
Establishing shot <ul><li>An establishing shot contains a large amount of landscape. It is often used at the beginning of ...
Long Shot <ul><li>A long shot gives the audience more detail about a scene. A long shot may show the audience the building...
Medium Shot <ul><li>A medium shot is taken from the knees/waist up. </li></ul><ul><li>From this shot, viewers can see the ...
Close-up <ul><li>A close-up contains just one character’s face. This enables the audience to understand the actor’s emotio...
Extreme Close-up <ul><li>An extreme close-up contains one part of a character’s face or other object. This technique is qu...
Time to do some work:
Share Time
Does your movie have…
Today you should have….. <ul><li>Some film footage on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Your script and storyboard </li></ul...
We will be…. <ul><li>Pitching your film! </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to: </li></ul><ul><li>A.) Edit with MovieMaker Liv...
Sell your movie idea! <ul><li>Your job is to convince another school team that your movie is worth making/watching </li></...
The Pitch <ul><li>Who is the movie about? (the star) </li></ul><ul><li>What is their story? (the main events that happen) ...
What NOT to do…
Giving Feedback
Let’s review… <ul><li>What makes a good short film? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you LIKE about this film? </li></ul><ul><li>...
OK, now you are FILM MAKERS! <ul><li>Films are due by  AUGUST 5 th   - send to Erin Weightman (further instructions clsoer...
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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

    1. 1. [email_address] Student Film Festival
    2. 2. So, why are we here? <ul><li>To learn about how to make high quality short films that convey a powerful message to an audience </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate the great talent, commitment and enthusiasm that the Barwon South Network schools have for Digital Learning! </li></ul>
    3. 3. Important things to remember… <ul><li>Your film needs to be 3 minutes long </li></ul><ul><li>It needs to be in AVI format when complete </li></ul><ul><li>Due for submission by Friday August 5th </li></ul>
    4. 4. What have we learnt so far? <ul><li>What makes a good short film </li></ul><ul><li>How to get your message across – shot types, sound choice, cuts in film, camera techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Writing a script/storyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Working as a team – who does what? </li></ul>
    5. 6. Establishing shot <ul><li>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). </li></ul>
    6. 7. Long Shot <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
    7. 8. Medium Shot <ul><li>A medium shot is taken from the knees/waist up. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
    8. 9. Close-up <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
    9. 10. Extreme Close-up <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
    10. 11. Time to do some work:
    11. 12. Share Time
    12. 13. Does your movie have…
    13. 14. Today you should have….. <ul><li>Some film footage on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Your script and storyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Your creativity! </li></ul>
    14. 15. We will be…. <ul><li>Pitching your film! </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to: </li></ul><ul><li>A.) Edit with MovieMaker Live </li></ul><ul><li>B.) Create sound with Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>Put it all together ready for our Gala Screening </li></ul>
    15. 16. Sell your movie idea! <ul><li>Your job is to convince another school team that your movie is worth making/watching </li></ul><ul><li>You have 60 seconds to do this! </li></ul><ul><li>All members of the group are to contribute to the ‘pitch’ </li></ul><ul><li>You can use visuals if you like </li></ul>
    16. 17. The Pitch <ul><li>Who is the movie about? (the star) </li></ul><ul><li>What is their story? (the main events that happen) </li></ul><ul><li>What is the climax of the film? (the problem/high point of action) </li></ul><ul><li>How does it end? (the solution/happy ending?) </li></ul><ul><li>Who would want to watch this film? (audience) </li></ul><ul><li>Your pitch must be 60 seconds long </li></ul>
    17. 18. What NOT to do…
    18. 19. Giving Feedback
    19. 20. Let’s review… <ul><li>What makes a good short film? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you LIKE about this film? </li></ul><ul><li>What did it make you think you need to MAKE SURE THAT YOU DO in your film? </li></ul>
    20. 21. OK, now you are FILM MAKERS! <ul><li>Films are due by AUGUST 5 th - send to Erin Weightman (further instructions clsoer to the date) </li></ul><ul><li>MUST be in AVI format when in final exported copy </li></ul><ul><li>Start to promote your film and work – tell others what you have been doing (what are some ways that you could do this?) </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Ultranet Space to share ideas/your journey! </li></ul>

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