Week 13 – Final Film & Reflection

Kitchen Creations – Final Film Reflection Overall I am very pleased with the final outcome of my video although there are things that I could improve on given the extra time. Some of these improvements would include changing my title sequence as I think the current one does not suit the film style as muchContinue reading “Week 13 – Final Film & Reflection”

Week 12: Post Production & Presentation

Presentation Above is my presentation for the class to briefly outline my goals, research, inspiration and the process that went into producing my first complete draft film. Please see the full presentation above. Colour Grading Colour grading has been a continuous process through out post production. This is a comparison between unedited and the finalContinue reading “Week 12: Post Production & Presentation”

Week 10: Filming & Post Production

Handheld Filming Research As I had no prior experience in to handheld filming I decided to do research in to techniques and tips to improve stability and create smooth unique shots to further enhance my film. The three key points I took out of this video is to extend the camera out from your body,Continue reading “Week 10: Filming & Post Production”

Week 9: Experimentation & Filming

Transitions Research – This week I did some further research into smooth transitions and learning how to make effective use of continuing camera movements to alleviate harsh cuts between related clips. This video covers some techniques I would like to experiment with when producing my film including zooming transition, panning transitions and using motion blurContinue reading “Week 9: Experimentation & Filming”

Week 8: Experimentation & Filming

#2 Underwater filming – Reshoot This shows some of the footage I captured for my reshoot for the underwater footage I would like to have in my film. This time after doing further research into underwater product filming. I was able to capture much clearer results and eliminated as much of the reflection as IContinue reading “Week 8: Experimentation & Filming”

Week 6: Research & Filming

Stop Motion – Title Sequence Idea I came across this photo on Google Images that gave me inspiration to somehow incorporate a similar result using stop motion for my title sequence. I think this could be an effective way to introduce my film as the title sequence plays a vital part in immediately captivating theContinue reading “Week 6: Research & Filming”

Week 7 : Final AUT Promo Video

Below is my final promotional video for AUT South Campus, overall I am happy with the outcome considering we had limited filming time due to the Covid-19 lockdown situation. I think given more time to film my final outcome would have been a lot different as due to the limited footage, I just had toContinue reading “Week 7 : Final AUT Promo Video”

Week 3 : Promo Video Research

Further Research I began doing some research into what makes a good promo video, this video below explained a couple important tips for getting started with promo videos and what to expect. The three main takeaways were: Make use of ‘master-shot’ to set your scene/introduce your video. This could be a wide angle shot orContinue reading “Week 3 : Promo Video Research”

Week 2 : Location Research

Hamilton Gardens For this assignment I have decided I would like to explore the Hamilton Gardens as my chosen location. I have chosen this location because it is somewhere I have a lot of childhood memories as I grew up in Hamilton. The Hamilton Gardens displays a wide range of different types of garden designs.Continue reading “Week 2 : Location Research”

Week 5 : Location Proposal

Location Proposal Where is my location? I have chosen my kitchen as my location because its somewhere that is important to me in many ways. I love everything about cooking, but the main thing for me is the element of creativity and satisfaction that comes with creating something from scratch. I also recently started experimentingContinue reading “Week 5 : Location Proposal”

Week 5 : Filtering Footage

Compiled Group Footage Video This week I spent a lot of time filtering through our footage and finding the footage that is of high enough quality for our video. We each contributed to a shared folder which contained clips we thought would be suitable for our promo video. Once everyone had made their contributions toContinue reading “Week 5 : Filtering Footage”

Week 3 : Location Research

Brainstorm & Ideas Wildlife/Nature Documentary Possible Interviews Inspirational Conservation Natural Environment Photographic Moodboard I have put together a photographic moodboard containing some of my photographs I have taken at the Hamilton Gardens. Video Research I found this video to be extremely helpful in demonstrating how to take small clips and edit them together to workContinue reading “Week 3 : Location Research”