Yesterday I had a workshop with Julian where he showed me and some others easy tricks on After Effects. It was really interesting and I see that there’s loads of potential in After Effects, I’m not sure if I’m actually going to use it after all, but it was a really good lesson anyway.
On Monday we had our usual session with Darren. I pitched him my idea, and he seemed to like it. He said that it sounded like I was on the search to find what made us human, so he blew it very up. He also told me about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and that he… Continue reading Darren Darren Darren Darren
I’m planning on starting to film this weekend, so I need equipment today. I am planning on talking with Hannah about what I should have, but I thought I should research it a bit first. According to desktop documentaries there are four different questions you should ask yourself before deciding on a camera. Where will… Continue reading Camera Equipment
I found these really good articles about tips when you are making a documentary, so here’s all I’ve learnt. Michael Moore’s 13 Rules for Making Documentary Films http://www.indiewire.com/article/michael-moores-13-rules-for-making-documentary-films-20140910 The first rule of making documentaries is apparently to stop calling it a documentary, you are a film maker, so from now on I’m a film maker… Continue reading Apparently I’m a film maker now
I’ve just talked to Julian and I’m really glad cause he gave me a reality check. He said that my documentary should be for 5 minutes max, preferably 4. I am a bit worried about how I’m supposed to all the things I want into a five minutes documentary, and I should just scratch the… Continue reading Documentaries
I have just emailed Steve my project proposal, in the end I was quite satisfied with it. I am however a bit unsure if I might have overdid it again, we have less than a month to do it, and it’s a lot of work, so I will talk to both Steve and Darren tomorrow… Continue reading Project Proposal
I’m trying to do a bit of the same idea techniques that I did on the tea packaging, but quite a lot of them I can’t do, like sketching ( not that I’m complaining, since I’m rubbish at drawing) but one technique I’m gonna use is the question one, he asked me loads of questions… Continue reading Questions