PRELIMINARY EVALUATION SHEET
Quality of Summary My honest evaluation- what Strategies put forward to
was done well and what was make sure a high quality is
not of good standard? Try to maintained.
cite specific example and
moments from your video
Quality of holding a shot Shots throughout clip are To maintain efficiency
steady relatively steady, as seen in perhaps a tripod could have
beginning of clip. All shots been used to ensure we
are fluent and turn into filmed everything we wanted
matched cuts which is what without missing anything as
we intended to do. Such as well as maintaining a steady
in beginning of clip, the shot. Also retakes could’ve
matched cuts show the been taken to make sure that
actress walking towards the we perfected our film.
door, opening the door and
heading towards the table.
Quality of the framing shots We used various shots Use a broader variety of
including the close up during framing shots. Shots, which
dialogue to allow the show more of the scenery or
audience to connect with the environment, could make
characters. Medium shots of things clearer to the
both characters in story audience.
giving a sense of the
environment and perhaps
the motives of the
characters that are shown to
be there. Reverse shots are
used during the dialogue
scene to make the film seem
Quality of shooting material Our film contained various Film could try and spread our
appropriate to the task set- shots such as the tracking message clearer to audience
i.e. the content of your film shot in the beginning of the to help them comprehend
pre and post editing was clip as we follow someone what we’re trying to do. Make
consistent with the exam walking towards a door. Our sure anything unwanted in
directives shots allowed us to spread the scene is covered or
the message and removed- Such as additional
atmosphere we had people in certain shots could
intended. The timing of our be asked to move.
shots was also critical as we
tried to make our shots fast
and still convey a theme of
our film- this was further
enhanced by our editing.
Quality of selecting mise-en- All mise en scene was More props to engage
scène including colour, figure, natural with hardly any audience, not enough used in
lighting, objects and setting; props, giving our film a more our film.
distinguished sense of
reality. We had used our
school as the base and
scenes with dialogue we
had used a table some
chairs and a water bottle,
and this simplicity and lack
of mise en scene allowed us
to make the characters
seem more interactive to the
audience rather than take
the chance of them being
distracted by too many
objects or colors in the
background, to the extent
that people misunderstand
Quality of editing so that All editing made sure that Make credits for film using
meaning is apparent to the there was nothing editing techniques. Adding
viewer unnecessary to distract the titles and controlling the
audience or to make the clip speed of them.
drag on. Our editing made
sure that only bare
essentials were shown,
leaving some questions
unanswered so that the
audience wants more.
Quality of using sound with Diegetic sound used. No Try to input music or sound
images and editing other forms of sound were via editing techniques to set
appropriately for the task set; added. an atmosphere for movie.
Quality of positioning and Actors moved casually, Actor’s movement more
movements of actors done in first take, did not re casual, and less restrictive or
film any thing, as the first camera shy. Having higher
time was what we had standards.
wanted. In our film all
characters were positioned
in the center of the camera
and nothing was cut out
which is good considering
we were holding a steady
shot without a tripod.
Quality of group planning, Planned as soon as set, Plan deadlines in advance-
meeting targets, organization very organized to get props Plot, Characters etc.
and started filming straight
away after all characters
needed in film were
Group dynamics i.e. how did Very well, extremely easy Spending more time with
your group work together and fast to understand and each other, briefing
work with each other, we everybody what we want
had gone over the plot achieved on our project
enough times to know what rather than them not knowing
we had to do straight away. a thing about what we’re
Other points of evaluation Very well organized in More equipment could have
( e.g. equipment related etc) getting equipment and been taken to ensure that a
keeping it safe until project better quality of shots were
was finished and all made e.g. Tripod