From this semester, I have a deeper understanding of the film production. Firstly, in the pre-production, I learned that I need to get the permission first from building manager (location) then start shooting. Also, I need to place myself in the scene and draw the storyboard template, because we should know the angle and position of the camera setting in advance.
Secondly, in the production. It is important to set white balance, especially when moving the camera from indoor to outdoor. In addition, the log sheet has to be write carefully in order to match the audio and video accurately. I learned that there are several types of shots and shot size. However, I am not very familiar with the setting of the light, so I need to read more reference about lighting. In a team, each member has a clear role and they need to communicate effectively.
The editing is the most important task in the post-production. At the beginning of the semester I wanted to improve the professional skills in editing. Now, I know how to do the color grade and add some effect on the audio and video. I understand that different genre of the video requires different editing style. The keyboard shortcuts can make the editing easily and quickly. The project editing should be organized in the right way. At first, I didn’t know why we need to do this. After this semester, I understand that I can clearly distinguish the different video, audio and music. And I know that we need to save the different version into different sequence.
Before I study this course, I just concerned about the content of film, now, I will focus on some shooting and editing techniques when watching films.