On an ITV camera course I was on a couple of years ago the point was made that the most common shooting situation was the interview. So what are the skills?
The interest in Green Screen seems to be gathering momentum. I think it’s one of those techniques which is a mystery to many people but once you know how it works is really simple.
The careful construction of the film mirrors Shinya Kimurs care and love of constructing his machines. The editing is brilliant and the mastery of audio exceptional. I think this demonstrates an intelligent and creative response to the constraints imposed by the technology.
What is the role of a video producer and how does that translate into the school project? What are the benefits of a video project in a school?
This is one of my favorite films from the recent Keighley Creative Partnerships project. I like this one for a number of reasons but mainly because I didn’t have much work to do.
A creative project, like any other, has process steps and milestones. One reason why creative projects often fail is because not enough time is spent understanding the purpose of the project and refining the ideas around that purpose.
I love this piece created by Andi Mac and came across it again today so I thought I’d share it here. A very sad and beautifully told story with a message. Proost has it available for download.
Iconic filmmaking tools – meaningful objects – become the badges of the children’s responsibility, and seeing them all together they actually look like a professional film crew. I think this is an important visual way of giving them a sense of their individual responsibility and belonging to the team.
At this school we wanted to combine music, writing, film, animation and the wonderful technique known as green-screen – or perhaps blue-screen; Chroma Separation Overlay, CSO if you want to show off.
There’s a lot of frustration over the compatibility of small popular video cameras and free editing software packages. VideoPad might work well with the popular Flip cameras, with Audacity offering a solution for multi-track audio. Then there’s the free VLC Media Player.