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A Life in Colour

Over the past six months I have been working on a documentary film which will be submitted as my dissertation by practice. The film is entitled Don Brett: A Life in Colour. It looks at my friend Don, who is … Continue reading

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Another trailer for a fake movie: The Ultimate Adventures of Samurai Cowboy

Here’s this week’s ‘trailer for a fake movie’ that my friends and I have put together. This one’s more epic, higher production value (twenty odd quid instead of a fiver and a packet of crisps) and therefore took a lot longer … Continue reading

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Death House 2 : A trailer for a fake movie

My friends and I are in our final year of a Film & Media studies degree. Four of us have been working together over the last couple of years and have formed a small production team. We call ourselves Perygl … Continue reading

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How Maya almost made a zombie out of me in just four weeks…

DMiP – Autodesk Maya 2008 Just when I thought it was safe to take my brain off ice, the powers that be introduced us to Autodesk Maya 2008 – a 3D modeling program that has enough power to create some … Continue reading

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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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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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