PITCH (INCLUDE YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE
DEMOGRAPHICS) – 150 WORDS
ELEVATOR PITCH – 1 MINUTE PRESENTATION – WHAT
DISTINGUISHES YOUR IDEA FROM OTHERS? HOW
WILL IT BE ACHIEVED?
BUDGET – DETAIL COSTS AND INCLUDE
EQUIPMENT (INC LIGHTS)
FIRST ROUGH CUT DELIVERY DATE
2. GREEN SCREEN
MAKE SURE SCREEN IS SMOOTH
IRON THE CLOTH
MAKE SURE NO SHADOWS ON SCREEN
AN EVEN TONE ACROSS SURFACE
ENOUGH SPACE IN FRONT OF SCREEN
TO PLACE LIGHTS AND SUBJECT
3. Add background to timeline (project)
Then add green screen footage
Drop on top of background – choose
Greenscreen from options
Crop green screen footage
Use colour grading (choose Video in
Inspector – double click on clip) to make
the green as even as possible
4. Using green screen shapes to break up the screen
Create your pattern in Photoshop –first make a
freeze frame (right click on clip – make a freeze
Right click on clip and open in finder then choose
Photoshop to open the freeze frame.
This gives you a template.
In Photoshop create a new layer and hide or delete
the freeze frame clip.
Create your shapes using a bright green (refer to
iMovie for exact tone)
If you want to use several layers of green screen
footage (different colours or sizes or completely
different footage) create layers in Photoshop and
then hide them for each iMovie green screen layer
before saving as a PNG
5. There is an iMovie bug which means
that your shapes will have a dark,
seriated edge when added. There
doesn’t seem to be a way around this
so… use the effect.
Add your own black borders to the
Make the shapes rough around the
edges – add Gaussian blur to try
6. For each layer, add your green shapes.
‘Share’ the movie (save the clip as a movie)
and then import the movie in as green
screen footage (as before) dropped on top
of whatever additional footage you want to
Export as a movie again and import as
much as you need to.
7. WHAT’S HAPPENING?
YOU CAN ESTABLISH THE BASIC
CONTEXT FOR YOUR SHOT IN A FEW
ONCE ESTABLISHED, THE
INFORMATION CAN BECOME BORING
WITHOUT SOME MOVEMENT, EITHER
LITERALLY OR IN THE NARRATIVE.
GREAT LOW BUDGET MOVIE