Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progression from it to the full product?
Looking back at your preliminary task,what do you think you have learnt in theprogression from it to the full product?
Opening Sequence Research• Conventions of a film opening sequence e.g. establishing shots, title sequence, production logo etc.• Identifying and Analysing Signifiers• Theory of Equilibrium• Analysis of Opening Sequences
Similar Products Research• How to create a nine shot• How to create a timeline analysis• How to complete a ‘Syrianna’ style analysis
Target Audience Research• How to create a questionnaire• How to conduct a focus group• How to analyses the results and feedback
Pre Production Planning• How to create a mood board• Information on narrative theorists• Different narrative structures within films• Importance of Characterisation• Codes and conventions of certificate ratings for films• How to create and conduct a proposal pitch
Pre Production Planning Continued• How to write a script using the generic format• What needs to be achieved from a location recce• What is normally included in a shot list and storyboard• How to audition and cast actors• What is normally included in a Production Schedule• Importance of risk assessments and how to create one for my production
Production and Editing• Organisation and time management skills from filming on location• Technical skills in using Final cut Pro Editing Software
Evaluation• How to create my own website• The importance of receiving audience feedback• The role of a film distributor or distribution company• How to analyse the conventions I have used, developed or challenged• Identifying social groups that are represented in films
Conclusion• In conclusion I have learnt a variety of skills, techniques and information over the time of this course from the preliminary task to the final product and evaluation.• The key message I will take away from this is the great importance of planning and that without it there is no chance of achieving your full capacity and meet expectations of the objective and mark scheme.