Final Major Project – unit 62 Video for interactive media

For this assignment you need to produce a video sequence that you can use to promote your own work or that of a client. This video needs to be uploaded on he internet and linked to your blog.

Task 1 – write a proposal -deadline 26th Feb

Task 2 – produce the planning for the video -deadline 5th March

Task 3 -produce video sequence – 21st March

Task 4 -upload to the internet and evaluate the video. Write essay on digital content for interactive media answering questions on sheet below.- 28th March

Assignment FMP

Proposal guidelines

Questions – interactive media

Advertisements

Live performance multi-camera shoot – unit 23

For this brief you will work with a client to film a live performance for promotional purposes.

The aim of this brief is to use the business skills you have acquired in production management, and the creative and technical skills that you have acquired in video production, to create video content which can be uploaded to the client’s website.

You will film the event using multi-cameras and digital sound recording equipment and edit it in Final cut pro. You will then upload the film to the Internet and provide access to it for the client.

The event is The History of Hip Hop at Band on the Wall 27th January 8-11. Live acts include Hpouse band of TMC students, Drunken Munks and Freestyle Fictionary plus guest rappers.

AHOHH Poster

multicamera brief

A History of Hip Hop Press  release

History of Hiphop Set List 

TMC Image release v6TMC          Multi-person Image release v3

 

Freestyle Fictionary

MULTI-CAMERA SITES

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTgCLfYdRo4 – live broadcast

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-VWTGLxUbw x factor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZ0uXjooaTM – live tv short film

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JICso-bgiw – presenter

http://www.dpkpr.com/articles/top-10-tips-for-preparing-for-a-tv-interview/

Studio Broadcast- visit

Image

Music Video Production- unit 29 and unit 5

For this brief you will be introduced to tracks, recorded at seed studios in Old Trafford by unsigned local musicians. You will be given the opportunity to work with these musicians to develop and idea for a music video to promote their music.

You will use the skills that you have acquired in Image manipulation, animation and video production to produce a creative promotional music video for the Internet.

For music tracks go to sound cloud https://soundcloud.com/

username; themanchestercollegewythenshaw@gmail.com

password:password07

musicbrief2014

Music Video Analysis

Presentation on camera controls

Vocabulary for Music video analysis

Cinematography/ Art Direction

Iconic/Symbolism/Imagery

Narrative/Performance

Identification/POV/ CU/ Objectification of the female body

Production values/ low-fi

music videos for analysis

 

Tips for making music videos

http://http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Music-Video

10-tips-making-first-music-video-2237554.html

music-video-production-tips-7d2d4bfc3859.html

last year’s videos


For this assignment you need to submit:

an analysis of music videos and how they cater for a particular audience

Planning –

a diary of your contact with the client

Sketchbook/location recces/ test shoots/lighting plans/prop list/equipment list

a treatment and a presentation of ideas.

Scene breakdown / Storyboard

Production Schedule

call Sheets

TMC Image release v6

a music video

an evaluation of the music video’s promotional, technical and creative strengths.

The Interview -unit 4 & unit 36

Imagine you are working for a production company and you are bidding for a commission for a documentary shorts slot on channel 4. You have to generate ideas and research them. As part of this process you are required to carry out primary research into your subject by interviewing people. You are also asked to find a contributor and carry out an interview for the documentary.

interview brief

Check list for Work – Interview techniques

Evaluation of Interview

TMC Image release v6

call Sheet

Documentaries/Interviews

 –  Touching the void

www.shortoftheweek.com/category/genre/documentary/

www.mediathatmattersfest.org/   Hamoudi, Immersion, A girl Like me

www.4docs.org.uk/ Eric, The lift, The Fog of War

Vocab for video analysis -Talking Heads / Interviewer/ Interviewee / Vox-pops / Voiceover / Location / Expert / Intimate / Hidden identity/ anonymity / Suspense / Humour / Script / Archive / Viewer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1iuEcu7O50 Charlton Heston- Michael Moore

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlc01vH8kLU Jonathan ross

Tips for interviewing

http://www.lightsfilmschool.com/blog/interview-techniques-for-documentary-filmmakers/16/

http://blog.nfb.ca/2010/02/05/interview-tips-for-documentary-filmmaking/

 Literature

The documentary makers : Interviews with 15 of the best in the business Goldsmith, David. Rotovision, 2003. 01/01/2003

Making documentary films and videos : A practical guide to planning, filming, and editing documentaries  Hampe, Barry. Holt Paperbacks, 2007. 01/01/2007

Documentary storytelling – making stronger and more dramatic nonfiction films  Bernard, Sheila Curran. Amsterdam : Focal Press, 2007. 01/01/2007

Lighting set ups

imagesimages-2

images-1a_37

Journalistic /entertainment – Combative/ promotional

Soft/ hard – Open/closed, single /multiple questions

Treatment

Idea for interview

Who is the character what are they like?

Will they let you speak to them?/ will they be confident enough?

What is the story? The detail?

Where will you shoot the interview?

How? What will you see?

Why will it be interesting to people? Channel 4 audience

crewoutside
Primary research•Vox pops..Design the golden question – 3 groups ready for tomorrow & research these 3 themes..Remember your top tips for interviews!
•1. Religion why?
•2. Unemployment and Young people or do you judge people on their appearance/class/background? Think of a girl like me?
•3. what does a multicultural

Society mean?

Cross cultural relationships?

PresentationLP

2012-13 TV & Film 2nd years

course outline units 2013

student timetable

Promotional Video for Website

Brief

For this brief you will work with a client to film a performance for promotional purposes.

The aim of this brief is to use the business skills you have acquired in production

management, and the creative and technical skills that you have acquired in video production,

to create video content which can be uploaded to the client’s website.

You will film the event using multi cameras and digital sound recording and edit it in Final cut pro. Look at techniques and the role of digital media in producing them.

You will then upload the film to the Internet and provide access to it for the client.

The event chosen is the performance of Freestyle Fictionary at Soulful Sunday Service, 12th May at The Lloyds.

Viscerol at Contact Theatre

Freestyle Fictionary

Understanding the principles of digital video technology in Interactive Media

Applications? How is video content used on the Internet?

Promotional material?…explain the footage you have looked at relating to freestyle Fictionary and Soulful Sunday Service?

What sites has it been uploaded and for what purpose? Discuss the role of video in social networking sites.

Explain some other uses of video on the Internet and give examples.

Describe some other platforms in which video is used?

Technology: describe some different video file formats …what are they used for?

Which media players would be use to play these different files?

What does file size mean? Explain some different ways you could change the size of a file?

What is compression and why would it be useful? What are the disadvantages?

Your video-Explain what the purpose of the video you are producing is and what platforms it could be used on? How would people access the video? What would they need to do to watch it? What would they use to watch it?

Explain what you used to shoot you video and the file size and format.

Explain the technical process you have used to edit the footage.

Explain in detail some post production techniques….slow mo? Multi tracks? Colour correction? Titles?

Feedback from client
I’m 2 for 2 at New Lloyds, now. 2 successful nights back to back. Thanks so much to the Freestyle Fictionary crew,
Martin Visceral, Jomo T Gaston, Saquib Chowdhury, Schizaflow, and special thanks to Isabel Brotherston
and the Media students at the Wythenshawe campus for filming the night, and I can’t wait for the footage.
Jamal Abel Lewis-Service OK,

1. Bouncy Battle
2. Ask me no Questions I tell you no Rhymes
3. Survival of the Rhymest
4. Agony Ante up.
(BREAK)
5. Rhyme Date
6. Verses vs Verses
7. Who’s the nicest?

Is it possible for you to send me the finished product so I can upload it to my youtube account?
ff1ff5 ff880_o

The Documentary Assignment

Units 27 & 4

The Pitch

_65704996_110167241

pitchbrief – Young futures a place for dreams?

docbriefIV

TMC Image release

www.shortoftheweek.com/category/genre/documentary/

www.mediathatmattersfest.org/   Hamoudi, Immersion, A girl Like me

www.ropeofsilicon.com/8-documentary-shorts-make-the-2013-oscar-shortlist-i-found-trailers-for-four-of-them/

www.4docs.org.uk/ Eric, The lift, The Fog of War

 –  Touching the void

–   coalface 3.50 secs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6rAj5s_Slg –   manufacturing consent part 2 – 10.30/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6rAj5s_Slg    manufacturing consent part 3 – 4.40 secs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6rAj5s_Slg    spin 24.30

Analyse at least 2 documentaries and compare? different genre, style, type of story, talk about access in terms of how the directors got hold of the story and the contact/research they did. Explain what Media the Matters offers? a platform for different points of view that don’t get seen on the mainstream media channels? These directors wanted to get a message across why do you think they used Media that Matters? would it be shown on mainstream channels? why?

Use appropriate language to discuss doc such as news, infotainment, reality TV, drama doc, talking heads, interactive, voice-over report, observational (fly on the wall no presenter or voice-over)

Develop your own idea for a documentary short for channel 4– Identify the story, the characters , the visual narrative and whether you have access? Think carefully about the market? who watches channel 4? will this be appropriate for their audience? 5.3.12

Pitch for documentary

http://www.4docs.org.uk/wiki/index.php/Shooting

Think of the genre of your doc? Is it an expository report? An observational doc?  Do you have an interactive style presenter or will the style be experimental?

Context/Point of View/ Opinion/Bias/perspective/ open-minded/ subjective/ objective/ Voice/

Objectivity? What platforms or channels might give an opportunity to voice different opinions? How does your story give a new perspective and how do you have access to this alternative perspective?

Research the background to your idea

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21302065

http://www.publicserviceeurope.com/article/2804/youth-unemployment-europes-lost-generation

Social networking was blamed for the spread of the riots? How have you made sure you are being responsible about the programme you are making? How are you creating a balance in your argument?

Have you made sure you are not contravening broadcast regulations or legislation

Location drama

Location shoot

Questions for analysis of Location shoot

Assignment – Location Drama

time line for assignment

Analysis of camera work- work sheet

worksheetanalysis

Camera techniques

Framing –establishing shot, CU, Wide shot…tight, 2/3 rule

Lens -Wide angle, telephoto

Camera angle – high/low

Camera movement –tracking, panning, zoom

Edit –pace, juxtaposition, movement

Composition- subject in frame

Treatment & Storyboard

treatment advice

 

Course Outline – 2012-13

Creative Media Production – Extended Diploma year 2 Wythenshawe

tutors; Isabel Brotherston & David Prendergast

Units completed 2011-12              credit rating

Compulsory units

Unit 1 Pre-Production                                 5

Unit 2 Communication skills                    5

Unit 3 research techniques                                   10

Unit 5 Working to a brief                            10                   (partially completed by x 4)

Optional units

Unit 16 Film and video Edting tec                        10

Unit 30 Advertising for TV                           10

Unit 32 Designing Idents for TV               10

Unit 33 Stop Motion Animation                 10

Unit 37 Interview techniques/ unit 54

Digital graphics for print                             10       (rob,bec,gary,rom)(nial &shadia)

Unit 38 Soundtrack production                 10

Unit 64 Motion graphics                             10

 

Total credit rating                                       90                              

Units to be completed 2012-13

Compulsory;

Unit 4 – Creative media production management

Unit 5 – Working to a Brief in the creative media sector           Isabel repeat

Unit 6 – Critical approaches(half completed)                             Dave to finish

Unit 8 – Understanding the TV and Film Industries                 Dave

Optional;

Unit 22 – Single camera techniques

Unit 27 – Factual Programme making

Unit 29 – Music Video production

Unit 55 – Graphic Narrative                                                                        Dave

Unit 62 – Video for interactive Media

 

 

Location drama -Sept – Oct

Unit 18 – Single camera techniques/unit 6

 

Music Video – Live Brief  Oct -Jan

Unit  29 – Music Video production

Unit 5 – working to a Brief in the creative media sector

 

Documentary Jan –March

Unit 27, Factual programme production Techniques

Unit 4 – Creative media production management

 

April-June

SGP/

Unit 62 – Video for interactive media

 

Briefs David Prendergast

Unit 8 – Understanding the TV and Film Industries

Unit 55 – Graphic Novel