Friday, October 31, 2014

Process Video Peer Editing

Peer Edit Process Video

1.  Did the editor avoid jump cuts and continuity errors? If not, where are the issues? Please list the locations using the time code.
2.  Do you think the pacing is too slow, just right, or too fast?  If you thought it was slow, what specifically needs cutting down?
3.  How is the camera composition?  Is it too shaky at times?  Is the frame filled? What shots should be edited or taken out?
4.  Are the After Effects titles interesting or basic?
5. Does the video fade in and fade out?
6. Is this process interesting and entertaining? If not, what are some suggestions you can make for the editor?
7. Is there sound effects and music throughout the video? If not, where is audio needed? If yes, are the sounds effective? Why or why not?

Export from Premiere

Exporting From Adobe Premiere Pro

These are the settings to export HD Quality Video


Preset=HD 1080p 29.97
Name your file in the Output Name. Make sure you look where you are saving the file.
Check the Use Maximum Render Quality Box 

Click Export
Find your project in the area you saved it on the computer.
Next, drop your video in the Vidstore Server. Don't forget to use the Naming Convention: 2-mitchellt-Sequence.

Connect to server    
Name: scvideo
Password: Outback23
SC Video classes
Place in Period 1, 2, or 5

Friday, October 17, 2014

After Effects Text Tutorials

Click here for tutorials.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Process Video

My Video/Process Video                                

For this assignment you have two options:
1. You will show or explain to how to do, make, or create something. This should be a process you are familiar with or an activity you are interested in and passionate about.
2. You will make a more abstract or arty video that emulates the passion derived from participating in an activity.

You can add narration or you can edit the shots to music (or both). Feel free to use the Haircut video and Auto Videos as  templates for this assignment.

Challenge: how can you make the process or activity interesting for an audience?

Video should be 1-2 minutes in length.
20-25 shots total
All shots are focused, white balanced, and steady.
Camera angles are diverse and unique.
Video edits are made on movement and there is proper pacing.
B-Roll is both interesting and used effectively with audio.
Rule of thirds, proper headroom, and leading the subject used throughout video.
Audience can hear all music and any narration throughout video.
Narration is easy to hear.
Narration is effective and well written.
There are no TCP errors.
Video fades in and out.
Overall, the video is entertaining to watch.

Raw Footage is due at the end of the period next Wednesday. Friday and Wednesday are both shooting days. Y

You can leave campus next Friday or Wednesday to record footage if your parents send me an email telling me it is OK.

Please copy and past the text below and email the answers to me today.

Please list your subject:  ___________________________
Why are you choosing this subject?
Is this something you can shoot in class? If not, you need to shoot outside of class and turn it in next Monday.
Who will help you with your video? Or will you do it all yourself?

Please list (in order) 15 B-Roll shots for your project:

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Suspense Movie or Movie Trailer Treatment

You are going to create a short suspense movie or movie trailer.
You will have two class periods to shoot the project. You will most likely need to shoot on a weekend too.
Movies can be as short as three minutes or as long as eight.

1. What project will you shoot? Movie or trailer?
2. Describe at least three characters in great detail. Examples: age, hair color, personality traits, occupation, and disposition. What motivates your characters?
3. What students (or other actors) will play these characters?
4. Describe the plot of your movie from beginning to end(even if you are creating a movie trailer). Use three to four sentences to describe each section. Please describe shot locations within each section.
a. Intro
b. Conflict: All stories have some form of conflict. What are the characters trying to do or achieve?
c. Conflict Resolution 
5. Will you work with anyone in class? Who?
6. Where does the story occur? What are the specific locations where you will shoot? Will you need to shoot after school or on weekends?
7. What sound effects will you use? You will need to add sound effects throughout your video. Try to list 10-15 sound effects if possible. How will these sound effects enhance your project?
8. What music or musical score will you use? Why are you choosing this type of music?
Next steps: 
  • Write the script or create a shot list. 
  • Storyboarding.