Film language

As part of my reading I have read much about ‘film-language’ I am finding this is a little bit mysterious but intriguing.  I have been trying to understand this aspect of film-making and I have noticed that colour appears to play a big part in film-language.  For example I recently saw a film called Las … More Film language

Editing Assignment 4

For this assignment I spent a lot more time considering the audio aspect to to the film using multiple tracks overlaying sounds such as a mobile phone ringing with the sound of the shower and changing the volume of the tracks to suit the locations.  The bathroom scene from the shower the mobile is quieter … More Editing Assignment 4

Planning Assignment 4

This assignment is all about creative use of sound in film-making, to employ sound to create a more realistic and 3D illusion to a film.  This task is to include a number of different locations that can also be represented by different sounds to match and compliment the various locations.  A short-story was needed; so … More Planning Assignment 4

Lightroom

BEFORE AFTER Up to know I have simply been using Lightroom to Import video clips to my computer in order to keep them filed in the same order as my still images, then in Final-Cut-Pro I have imported across for all my editing.  I thought that apart from Import there were no other features in … More Lightroom

Final Portrait

I have just seen the movie, ‘Final Portrait’, written and directed by Stanley Tucci.  This is a wonderful film to watch with great performances from Geoffrey Rush playing the part of Alberto Giacometti an artist living in Paris with his wife played by Sylvia Testud, his model and mistress played by Clemence Poesy and an American art … More Final Portrait

Producing

Basics Film-Making published by AVA written by Charlotte Worthington, ISBN: 13: 978-2-940373-57-4. I guess I am a bit of a bookworm, as the Basics, Film-Making series of books were not listed on my course as required or even recommended reading.  I guess I am not too bright as only a small fraction of what I … More Producing