This was another challenge, the hardest part for me, as always, was finding the idea for a short-story. This assignment was about places and I tried too use a variety of different places for this film – a bathroom with a running shower, a kitchen with a boiling kettle, a moving car as seen from … More Reflection for 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
Once I had an idea for a story for my short-film for this assignment I scribbled down my story on paper to review and start to type a screenplay from. From this I typed out my first draft of my screenplay. 1st Draft The Meeting Although this was a very short script, I thought that … More Preparation for assignment 4
Shaun Mullins Ass. Fback 03 Overall Comments I am happy and relieved that my Tutor was happy with my assignment ‘Conflict’. I have been criticised in the past of over-complicating my work, on previous courses; so I am now much more mindful to try to keep things simple. My biggest fault is that I tend … More Reflection on my Formative feedback for Assignment 3
This is my short-film for assignment 3, Conflict.
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