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FILM OPENING TASK (scroll down for Magazine task)


1) Making of photos from the shootings

  • Present how shootings took place, describe the experience: last minute changes that appeared along the way and the reasons you had to change your plan.

2) Raw montage

  • Which filmed parts are appropriate for your opening?
  • Which will you use, and in which order?
  • What do you like/dislike about specific shots?

3) Fonts for credits

  • 6-8 Font examples
  • Pros and cons of each font
  • Why is this appropriate for your genre/audience?
  • Start integrating credits text on/in moving images
  • Pros/cons of each
  • Why is this appropriate for your genre/audience?

4) Sound 

  • Look for sounds and music you need. Why are those appropriate for the genre of the film and the shots you already have?

Some useful websites with free sounds: http://mediastudies.transylvania-college.ro/10-royalty-free-music-sites-every-online-video-creator-should-know/

5) Editing – apply special effects if needed and combine credits with images.

  • Explain why and how you created specific special effects.
  • Colour grade your opening – edit colours, brightness and contrast.
  • Explain relationship between credits and images.
  • Why is your editing appropriate for your genre & audience?
  • Add also the sound effects and music.

6) Feedback – organise focus groups or just show your opening to people that fit into your target audience.- present your findings and how will they influence your final product.

7) Final cut of the film opening. Upload your opening on Youtube or Vimeo. Embed it in a post on your blog where you will write also a conclusion to all this great and hard work you’ve done.

 


MAGAZINE TASK


1) Put all your elements together, text, images, graphics and build the magazine, documenting each step in detail – take screenshots regularly of your work and then present them like you did with your photoshoots images.

2) Feedback – organise focus groups or just show your opening to people that fit into your target audience.- present your findings and how will they influence your final product.

3) Finish the magazine. Save the entire magazine as a pdf but also each page as a jpeg from InDesign.

4) Put the images in a mockup in Photoshop. – you will receive templates from your teacher.

5) Upload your magazine on issuu.com (you will need to have an even number of pages for this, so if you have just one page for your table of contents you will need to add an extra page)

6) Embed the magazine from issuu in a blog post along with the mockup and write a conclusion to all this great and hard work you’ve done.