Journal: Entry 14

“If you give [people] tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them” – Steve Jobs Ah what a wise man, what he didn’t mention was that with better tools you also run the risk of ruining your graphics card while rendering your short film. When learning to use these new professional grade tools not once did […]

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Journal: Entry 13

As mentioned before, the sky in my videos is very lacklustre so I have been going through and editing what I can. I have also been putting Foley sound to the video however it does not match up the way I imagined at all. My knowledge of Foley sound is very sparse so that doesn’t […]

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Journal: Entry 12

In between editing this week I have found a new fantastic plugin to use in After Effects and Premiere Pro. Red Giant Looks. This a very expensive colour grading software is extraordinary and has been praised and used by many professional filmmakers, luckily for me it comes with a 14 day no limitation trial for […]

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Journal: Entry 11

Through the time filming I have unfortunately found that finding a bright day in Devon is a hard task, especially when your only actor isn’t very flexible with college and work. Instead of waiting any longer I have decided to film with the clouds in hopes that when the time comes the sun will be […]

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Journal: Entry 10

This week has been used to film; more specifically I have been to Exmoor, Woolacome and Tiverton High School. Before setting off for each I always make sure that my checklist is completely ticked off, this is something that I have built up either over time or a couple of days beforehand to ensure that […]

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Journal: Entry 9

I have now added a new lens to my equipment, A Canon 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 STM lens. It has been fantastic to use for wide angle shots and brings so much more into the frame. The main reason for me getting this was to make the in-car shots feasible however after completing some tests shots I started […]

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Journal: Entry 8

One of the shots that I wanted to create for my piece was an overhead shot looking directly down. Originally this was just going to be used to capture shapes of coloured paper and use it in an experimental way however it has developed into using it to capture someones bedroom floor. My initial thoughts […]

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