Project 4 – Create a Short Film Using Various Cameras and Techniques
For your next project, you’re going to be making a short film utilizing some of the different techniques we’ve discussed thus far. Your theme for this project is Sleeping/Waking. You can work in a small group on this or create something individually. You will probably need to use multiple cameras and other pieces of equipment for this project, so plan ahead and request studio time and equipment in advance.
- Create a short film exploring the theme “Sleeping/Waking.”
- The finished film should be between 1 and 3 minutes.
- You may work individually or in groups of up to three.
- Your film should include at least one of each of the following shots:
- A handheld shot
- A tripod or monopod-mounted shot
- A shot with motivated movement
- A shot with unmotivated movement
- A timelapse shot and/or slow motion shot
- Between one and five lines of dialog. The dialog may be synchronous (a line spoken by an actor) or asynchronous (such as a voice over or narration).
- You must create storyboards for your project before filming. These can be very simple (stick figures or doodles are fine).
- Don’t use copyrighted music! There are websites with royalty-free music on the Resources page.
- The storyboards are due before class on Tuesday, October 16.
- The finished film is due by midnight on Monday, October 29.