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Video Task

Produce a a short movie that is 60 seconds in duration with a music soundtrack

The default subject for this task will be making a hot beverage. However, if you already have an alternative task in mind then you can discuss this with your tutor and possibly use this as an alternative outcome.

Points to follow:

  • You should give careful consideration to your establishing shot(s)
  • At this stage try to avoid capturing vocals / sound
  • It is a good idea to clarify your purpose and message from the outset.
  • As part of the planning stage, You should research the work of others for ideas (duration, types of shot and framing).

Ask yourself how many shots do you think you are going to need?

Deadline: Video Capture: Thursday 20th May.

Breakdown of TASK

Create a short storyboard: Approximately 12-15 shots

Indicate shot type and camera angle

VIDEO CAPTURE CHECKLIST

Prepare
Shot List / Storyboard
Lighting / Golden Hour
Weather Forecast / Tides
Permissions / Timings
Risk Assessments

Gear Check
Tripod Head / Screw
Batteries / Batteries /
SD Cards / Storage
Firmware Upgrade
Filters / Lights / Mics (Batteries)

Setup
Tripods / Reflectors / People
Rigs / Dollys / Gimbals
Headphones
Monitors
Microphones

Settings
Presets?
Auto?
ISO / Exposure / White Balance / Style
Frame Rate
Quality / Format

Shot Type
Composition
Camera Angle
Single or Multiples
Movement
Continuity

Final Checks
Focus
Exposure
White Balance
Lens Stabilisation
Format and Style

Test Run
Playback
Gimbal alignment
Tripod Setup
SD Card / Storage
Lens Check – dust and dirt

Recording
Refer to shot list
Focus
Add additional frames in and out
Sound Code
Back Up your work immediately

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