We were given a camera and tripod in class to get are career as film makers in action. Our professor also gave us a vocabulary list of shots that we had to make a video out of in order get our feet wet. I still have a few things to figure out and need tons of practice but I enjoyed the test drive.
180 degree rule- draw an imaginary line in-between two characters and keeping an 180 degree angle. Why is the 180 degree rule important? - It helps the film film be seen in a better perspective which helps it look more realistic. Interviewing Tip 1- Do your homework Tip 2- Don't wing it, be prepared (Write questions down) Tip 3- Ask questions that will start conversation and then ask leading questions to follow. Tip 4- Make sure the subject looks at you not the lens Shooting B-roll Plan the movements set camera to 120 pick pre playlist have an energetic intro Add things like editing to the beat, slow- mo's, etc. Interview tips 2 Tip 1- Diffuse your light source Tip 2- composition and framing: nose room you want to leave more space in front of a persons nose Tip 3- make sure the subject doesn't have space on top of their head Tip 4 -Make sure you have a good background.