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Music, Film, Tom Waits and the Twm Sion Catti Blues

Five Minute Film for Digital Video Production Module In an earlier post entitled Pitching a Five Minute Film, I blogged about an idea I had for a music video. As an amateur musician I have played in bands and have written a lot … Continue reading

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Recording Audio and Overdubbing

DVP Week 9 In the ninth session for the ‘Introduction to Single Camera’ module, we looked at overdubbing audio and the importance of sound in film-making. We were shown a clip from the DVD supplement that comes with the instructional … Continue reading

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Motion Tracking and an Exercise in Editing

DMiP Week 7 The focus this week was on motion tracking and effects using the ‘Final Cut Pro’ editing suite and the motion graphics software, ‘Motion’.

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Recreating a Scene – Lighting & Mise-en-Scène

DVP Weeks 7 & 8 Our task was to reproduce a scene from any film of our choosing. The focus was on the use of lighting and mise-en-scène. Our lecture covered a series of very useful tips and techniques that should … Continue reading

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Sound Editing

DMiP Week 6 In our sixth installment of Digital Media in Practice we were learning about more exciting features in the excellent editing program ‘Final Cut Pro’ (Choice of the Cohen brothers I hear tell!).

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Struggling With Footage!

DVP Week 4 In the fourth session we had to upload our footage from last weeks ‘cup of tea’ film and edit it in ‘Final Cut Pro’. This was not an easy task as we are a large group; none … Continue reading

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Cuppa Tea!

DVP Week 3 In the third DVP session, we looked at planning and storyboards. We were firstly asked to think about all the different steps of making a cup of tea, e.g.

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