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 We used a tripod, which The tripod on the table was
steady held a steady shot. We not professional. A tripod with
balanced the tripod on the longer legs could have been
table at one point in order to used.
create a low shot camera
angle of the conversation
Quality of the framing shots We filmed over the Characters should be
character’s shoulders, positioned correctly and
enabling the audience to perhaps more close up shots
feel like they are watching could have been used.
through the eyes of that
Quality of shooting material Our shoot was to be set as a We could’ve paid more
appropriate to the task set- casual conversation. attention to the conversation
i.e. the content of your film However, our filming and and the movement of
pre and post editing was contextual dialect made the characters.
consistent with the exam shoot unnatural
Quality of selecting mise-en- We were able to get a table We should distinguish who
scène including colour, figure, situated in the middle of the the characters are, where
lighting, objects and setting; room. However, we did not they are, and age in order to
pay specific attention to supply costume and
costume, lighting and color. significant mise en scene.
A piece of paper signified Lighting should’ve been
the will acknowledged. Perhaps a
dim light could have been
used to enhance bad news
Quality of editing so that We edited the shots so that We could have used more
meaning is apparent to the the character that was close up shots on Jordan to
viewer speaking was in shot. We show facial expression and
also used different angles emotion to the audience.
when filming the scene.
However, we did not spend
much time on editing
Quality of using sound with We did not use any sound We could have perhaps used
images and editing effects but we did use the music in minor key to
appropriately for the task set; sound of the door opening in enhance the effect of the
order to create a reaction news to the audience
shot in the other character
(to turn around)
Quality of positioning and The characters were We should’ve engaged
movements of actors positioned opposite each movement in the characters.
other, which made the The boy could’ve stood up as
conversation more formal. he said the news. The girl
We did not pay specific could’ve buried her head in
attention to the movements her hands to exaggerate
of the characters. For emotion.
example both characters
stayed seated and in the
same position throughout
the scene which may have
been un natural.
Quality of group planning, We filmed in class only, so We could’ve organized
meeting targets, organization the process of filming was meeting in our free periods or
quite long at lunch/break to film and edit
which would’ve just taken one
day instead of three.
Group dynamics i.e. how did The grouped worked very We did not discuss who
your group work together well together. We discussed would edit the film until we
who would film, who would had filmed the shot. This
act in it and together we caused disagreements and
decided on the script so preventing this, we should’ve
everyone contributed organized this factor at the
equally. beginning, rather than the
Other points of evaluation
( e.g. equipment related etc)