This is my short-film for assignment 2, “Creating Atmosphere’ Thank you for watching.
Shaun Mullins Ass. Fback 02 I was pleased and relieved that my Tutor liked my short-film and that I had achieved to create a sense of atmosphere in my film. I must admit I often suffer from self-doubt even when assured by family and friends. Scene 1 – The Letter Arrives. I thought I had … More Reflection to my Tutor’s report for assignment 2.
For assignment 2 my task was to create a short-film with a strong sense of atmosphere and feeling. I was too employ techniques and concepts covered in part two whilst demonstrating a critical awareness of the effectiveness of the use of these techniques in my work. Did I achieve this? Yes, I believe I … More Evaluating my assignment 2 in 500 words.
I found editing this movie for assignment 2 a lot easier with the white-balance and exposures matching. The only real problem I had with the sound was how to control the fade, this I found to do in the Help section and I found that I needed to add some key-frames. Using the idea of … More Editing assignment 2
I decided not to try to be too ambitious for this second assignment as I had less than a month to plan, prepare and shoot; so I kept the mise-en-scene as simple as possible by using my home for the location specifically my hallway, kitchen and box-room / home-office. Props again kept simple I chose … More Mise-en-Scene for assignment 2
Mise-en-Shot White-balance For my second assignment I took a great deal more trouble to control my white-balance by taking a measurement through my camera of a grey-card, this I did for every new scene and any change of location and change of lighting-conditions. Light-metering As with my first assignment I used my Sekonic L758DR hand-held light-meter … More Mise-en-Shot Assignment 2
My initial thoughts was to simply take one of the ideas suggested in the Assignment criteria which was shopping and I began writing down ideas. However, the idea didn’t inspire me so I wrote down the assignment criteria and started to make a few notes and surprisingly quickly came up with an idea. I scribbled … More Preparation work for Assignment 2
My intention in less than 100 words. My idea is simple, to convey the feelings and atmosphere that I have for preparing for this next assignment in time for my deadline. My tutor has given me just under a month; so I am feeling anxious to get it done on time. I hope to convey … More Planning Assignment 2
I began thinking about white-balance and exposure from the very start with my first assignment. However, for this assignment, I believe that my white-balance settings and exposure settings will contribute to the success or failure of this new project; so I am manually white-balancing each scene to be sure that I get the balance I … More White Balance and Exposure for Assignment 2
I have started filming for my second assignment which is creating atmosphere. For this project I am using sound for the very first time and I am being very ambitious by using a separate audio recorder to capture the sound. To achieve this I am employing a old fashion style clapper-board that I purchased off … More Sound & Motion for Assignment 2