Split into groups according to the video thatinspired you the most.1 Discus what excited you.2 And how you can apply that in the future.Pick a leader of your group that can share yourlearnings and discussions with the class;ﬁshbowl-style.
MAKING YUOROWN VIDEOSEquipment, a few rules and some generalapproach
CAMERA PHONE +LAPTOP = ALL YOUNEED!It’s not always about beautyful imagery.It’s ﬁrst of all about the idea!
IF YOU REALLY WANTTO BUY A CAMERA.Buy a small camera, that you’ll actually use. CANON G12 £ 233
EDITINGiMovie is ﬁne, but the latest versions of FinalCut are just as easy to use, so why not startthere?iMovie Final Cut Aftereffectseasy/cheap easy/expensive animation
PRODUCTION TIPSSound: Noise is your enemy. Avoid shootingin trafﬁc and crowded rooms. If you want torecord voice, see if you can borrow a goodmic.Light: You can never get enough light!Borrow Katy’s lightbox, it’s amazing!
RULESThere are many rules, but as with anything else,they can be broken! Here’s two you will want tokeep in mind.1. Keep your video >1min 50 sec.2. Don’t try to tell more than one core message.
STEPS1. Pre-production (Deﬁne video, draw upstoryboard & plan production)2. Production (Direct and shoot yourfootage)3. Post-production (Edit and reshoot)
EXERCISE 2:PLAN A VIDEO OFYOUR OWN.Make new teams and start planning aroundthe brief you recieve. You have 10 minutesto produce a storyboard you can share withthe class!