Category Archives: Single Camera DVP

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Lecture 8 – Audio and Overdubbing

Shut Up and Shoot In our 9th instalment of Single Camera DVP lectures, we looked into the importance of sound, and how it can be used to make or break your work.  For starters, we watched a DVD called the Shut … Continue reading

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Lecture 7 – Scene Recreation

Sequence Imitation Lecture 8 was based around recreating a two-minute sequence from a film of our choosing, showing off the same camera angles and lighting used by the professionals.  As an example of this, we talked about Hitchcock’s Psycho, which was … Continue reading

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Lecture 6 – Lighting and Sound

Lighting Analysis This next lecture was all about lighting, sound, and how they could be used to create dramatic effect in a film or TV show.  There are some amazing effects to be seen at the cinema or on the … Continue reading

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Lecture 5 – Pitching for a Film

Pitching an Idea for a Film The time had come to pitch an idea for my group film project, but up until about a day before the presentation I still hadn’t decided which idea I wanted to pitch. I had … Continue reading

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Lecture 4 – Final Cut Editing

Tea-Total Having finished our filming for the Tea-Total movie the week before, it was time to edit our soon to be masterpiece using the program Final Cut Pro.  Seeing as I was the one with the most experience using any … Continue reading

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Lecture 3 – Planning a Scene

Cup o Tea Film Lecture three, our tasks were given to us with two weeks to be completed.  Our tasks where: Plan a sequence of steps for making a cup of tea. Film each step of the tea making process. … Continue reading

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Lecture 2 – Equipment Introduction

Camera + Drink = Bad Film For our second lecture in DVP the group was divided up into several smaller groups of four or four, and given a camera with which we were tasked to create a short film.  The … Continue reading

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