SECTION A – QUESTION 1a

In question 1(a) you need to write about your work for the Foundation Portfolio and Advanced Portfolio units and you may refer to other media production work you have undertaken.

You will be asked to describe and evaluate your skills development in one of the following areas:

  • Digital Technology
  • Creativity
  • Research and planning
  • Post-production
  • Using conventions from real media texts

Digital technology – Equipment, Software & Uses of the Internet

Equipment

  • Moving from a regular Panasonic cam-corder (find name) to a DSLR – Canon 600D; ISO, shutter speed and aperture, HD etc
  • Sound – externally recorded through the H1 recorder and added into the timeline rather than the camera recording the sound – better quality

Software

  • Moving from Apple’s Final Cut to Adobe Premiere Pro/Final Cut Pro
  • Celtx from Word
  • PhotoShop advancements

Uses of the Internet

  • Social Media – (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube) – sharing and receiving feedback

Creativity – Equipment, Software and Uses of the Internet

Equipment

  • DSLRs – Canon 600D – ISO, Shutter Speed, Manual Focus, Film Look – more control

Software

  • Celtx (Sharing Collaboration – PDF)
  • Final Cut Express > Final Cut Pro – Undo = in Express, you can undo 32 times – Pro is 99 times. Sound Effects.

Uses of the Internet

  • Social Media – How we drew from our first production towards our later pieces – Facebook events and details
  • COLLABORATION AND SHARING

Research and Planning – Software and Uses of Internet in Pre-Production

Software

  • Celtx from Word
  • Editing – Storyboarding (going from drawing to PhotoShop)

Uses of Internet in PP

  • Social Media (COLLABORATION AND SHARING)
  • Rise in Tutorial productions – Film Riot, DSLR tutorials (camera settings)

 Post-production – Software and Uses of the Internet

Software

  • Dialogue is synced – external recording added to ensure better quality
  • Editing – Sounds Effects in Final Cut Pro not Express, plus more options concerning colour correcting and grading
  • PhotoShop – masking and advanced editing

Uses of the Internet

  • Social Media (sharing first and second cuts to get a better product – Ryan Connolly)

Using conventions from real media texts – Equipment and Uses of the Internet

Equipment

  • Crane and DSLR – more of a professional, film-ic look due to advanced control over settings (concerning the camera)

Uses of the Internet

  • Social Media – sharing short films between the cast on Facebook
  • Increasing use converged media – increased consumption – YouTube, Vimeo
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