Alexander Mackendrick On Film-Making, 2004, Edited by Paul Cronin, London: Faber & Faber, ISBN: 0-571-21561-0. I wish that I had found and read this book whilst doing this course. This is a very good book for a student film-maker to read. It helps the novice with writing a screenplay, planning and shooting a scene and … More Alexander Mackendrick On Film-Making
512659 Shaun Mullins MI4STS letter 512659 Shaun Mullins MI4STS marksheet I have passed! As a result of my formal assessment I have now achieved my 120 credits from my three assessments to safely move on to my next level and towards my final degree. This course was a big learning-curve for me as I … More Formal Assessment Result
I have now completed three courses with OCA ‘The Art of Photography’, ‘Context & Narrative’ and ‘Setting the Scene’ and I have read a great deal of books for these subjects. However, I felt that my reading seriously neglected my knowledge of photo editing and with the completion of ‘Setting the Scene’ and before beginning … More Photoshop School
I began editing my short-film for assignment 5 straight-away as I shot the scenes and worked on them constantly improving them as I progressed through the project adding fresh ideas and making small improvements as my experience grew. Compound Clips One of the first techniques that I utilised that I had learned from my Final-Cut-Pro, … More Editing assignment 5
I have been playing around with Final-Cut-Pro to learn which transitions are wipes and dissolves for future use. I have started to get a better understanding how transitions work and I have learned how I can change the direction of a wipe from right or left and even up and down also the duration of … More Transitions – fades, dissolves and wipes.
I my began my project by shooting the last scenes for my first movie assignment. My first shots were made on location at Hampton Court, outside their cafe on the site of Henry’s VIII’s Tilt Yard. I am using my Nikon D800e with a 24-120 f/4 zoom, ISO 125, Mode to manual and focus to … More Shooting my first short film