Check these out and figure out how you’re going to edit them into your final piece.
It’s amazing what can be achieved in 50 minutes when you work as a team…. All the clip clubbers get a letter asking for permission to use their ideas, photos, video clips, interview info for my research. It seems that everyone agrees it’s OK and hopefully their parents will too. They also get a user name and password to be able to contribute to the blog. We’ll be doing more on that.
We recap on our storyboard pictures and discuss the different shots, especially the importance of shot number 4 which is when the story changes and becomes more scary – the camera needs to build tension. Leonardo writes the shot list. We then establish who’s in front of the camera (acting) and who’s behind the camera (production crew):
We run through how people behave on set, what they say and the order of events. The shot is set up and the camera positioned:
We go out to the playground and get the establishing pan shot in the can. We find a classroom with black out blinds because we need to make it as dark as possible. We get the shots we need without having to do any retakes. Everyone works together. Well done team! Here are the rushes that we’ll be editing next time and remember you can decide – and shoot – how the story ends. Why not make some comments about how you might use the rushes in your film, what you like about them or what you might have done differently:
Establishing shot 1:
Establishing shot 2 (more zoomed in):
Classroom long shot, high angle (on a chair):
Empty chairs, same camera position, black out shot (post-production on this?):
Reaction shot, camera moving towards actor:
Extreme close up: