Check List

LMW2 Production Checklist

 

PRE-PRODUCTION: PART I

 

GROUP CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Name: Dylan Schrader Phone: (510) 672-0799

Email: schrader_dylan13@yahoo.com

Notes:

 

Name: Mariaelena Gil Phone:925-383-7498

Email:Mariaegil4@gmail.com

Notes:_______________________________________________________________________

 

Name:Juan Perez Phone:707-712-1173

Email:rahpj97@gmail.com

Notes:_______________________________________________________________________

 

Name: William Garcia Phone:510-926-7238

Email:williamg875@gmail.com

Notes:_______________________________________________________________________

 

TOPIC DEVELOPMENT (GROUP DISCUSSION):

What is the CORE CONCEPT of this film? (What’s this film about?)

            To explore the expanding technology of Virtual Reality from it’s beginnings as a gaming device to its expanded applications in architecture and medicine.

 

 

 

What are the THEMES of the film?

Digital Art     

 

 

 

The film will inevitably be different from the topic. Explain how.

it will be different because it will based on a specific person and what digital art means to themn

 

 

Make sure each group member has a basic understanding of the topic. Each group member: what’s the most interesting thing to you about this subject?

 

Group member #1: I am interested in the technology behind Digital Art and how it can shape society.

 

 

Group member #2: I am interested in How Digital Art can look so real

 

 

Group member #3: I am interested in how Digital Reality can be applied to our world.

 

Group member #4: I am interested in tjis topic because it teaches us that we can teach ourselves of what ton accomplish.

 

 

What SUB-GENRES will your film fit under?

-Technology

-Digital Art

                       

 

 

 

 

What APPROACH(ES) will you use to make this film?

We will  Approach by Interviews and b-roll

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assess each group member’s knowledge of your topic. Go through the blog and write down any questions you have, possible leads for film topics and any other ideas to research. Make sure everyone has a basic understanding of the topic. Consider dividing up the group and taking on different aspects of the topic to delve deeper.

 

Note each group member’s knowledge level, and what they know/are focusing on:

 

Group Member                     Knows                                                About Topic

 

 

Dylan Schrader  ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little

 

William_Garcia_____________   ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little Its about Juan Perez taking to the next step about learning animation.

 

Mariaelena Gil_  ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little _juan expression his insprition and goal into becoming a Digital Artist

 

 

Juan Perez   ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little Project is based on him, his knowledge in Digital Art is sufficient to produce a good film

 

Potential leads and sources for media gathering  (fill in this section as you discuss as a group):

 

WHAT COULD YOU SHOOT: story footage

We could shoot footage of Digital Art That juan could be working on and interview him upon his journey

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHO COULD YOU SHOOT: interviews:

We Could shoot A roll footage of juan and his background        

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHERE COULD YOU SHOOT: locations

At school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHEN COULD YOU SHOOT: events:

We could shoot when time is convinient.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT ELSE COULD YOU USE: archives

We could extra footage of different Different digital Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

What questions about the topic do group members have?

What inspired Juan to get into Digial Art?

Where do you see yourself?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What needs to be researched?  Who/how will this be researched?

We will Research With a Digital Arts teacher about Whats its like to get into the industry and what it takes.

 

 

 

GROUP SKILLS:

What skills do group members have?

 

Group Member

Video Camera

Still Camera

Audio Field Recording

lighting

Video

Editing

Sound Editing

Motion Graphics

Music

Producer

will

 

 

x

 

x

 

 

x

 

juan

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

 

elena

x

x

 

 

x

 

 

x

x

Dylan

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

What would team members like to do?

 

Group Member

Video Camera

Still Camera

Audio Field Recording

lighting

Video

Editing

Sound Editing

Motion Graphics

Music

Producer

Will

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

juan

 

 

x

 

x

x

 

x

 

Elena

x

x

 

 

x

 

 

x

x

Dylan

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Nominate a producer: this person manages the project planning and schedule.

Everyone must pick a primary role and secondary role.

 

Producer:__Dylan______________________________________

(project planning and master schedule)

 

Cinematographer:_______Dylan,Will,Elena___________________________

(video and still production, media management)

 

Sound: __Juan,Dylan,will_________________________________________

(field recording, leveling, mixing)

 

Music/Score: ___Dylan,Elena___________________________________

(composition, production)

 

Editor:________Dylan____________________________________

(assembly, roughcut, final cut)

 

Motion Graphics:______Dylan_____________________________

(title sequences, information graphics)

 

Animation:________________________________________

 

 

Other:____________________________________________

 

 

TEAM NAME AND LOGO:

Team Name:

Crown Duck production

 

Logo design notes:

Duck with a crown

 

 

Logo design complete   x

 

 

INTERVIEWS

 

Subjects:

Who has something to say about your topic? List as many as you can – not every subject works out! You need to schedule TODAY – shooting takes place in the next two weeks.

 

Subject Name

interview about

realistic / fantasy?

contact / lead information

phone, email, address

availability / dates

confirmed?

Juan Perez

 Background

Real

707-712-1173

Open

Yes

Teacher

Digital Art Career

real

School

Tuesdays

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preliminary Interview Questions

What do you want to know about? How will you get people to talk about the things you want them to talk about? Remember, people don’t always think about things in a very clear way and rarely talk in “film ready” sound bytes. Write provocative questions!

 

 

 

 

 

Inspriations ,Expectations,Reasons for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Post Interview Questions to blog X

 

EQUIPMENT PLANNING

An equipment reservation for an LMW camera kit must be made with the Equipment Room (ER) by Session 2. An LMW camera kit includes: ()

 

Equipment Needed for Production:

 

x video camera(s)_____      x still camera(s)_____        x tripod(s)_____

☐ lighting kit                          x audio recorder(s)_____   x  interview mic(s)_____

☐  shotgun mic                     x lavalier mic kit                   ☐  boom

           

The Equipment Room info sheet lists available equipment.

 

 

 

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Commit to a production schedule by the end of Session 2.

Rough Cut is due for the MIDTERM (Session 8).

 

 

 

EVERYTHING TAKES LONGER THAN YOU THINK

Look at when your projects are due and make sure you are giving yourself enough time to work.

 

OPTIONAL:

☐ Create a Google calendar for your group. (easier with a Google account)

 

Include:

 

☐ due dates________________________________________________________

☐ shoot dates______________________________________________________

☐ recording sessions________________________________________________

☐ editing sessions__________________________________________________

☐ group class schedules_____________________________________________

☐ other____________________________________________________________

 

 

 

PRE-PRODUCTION: PART II

 

PREPARATION AND RESEARCH

 

x  Confirm equipment reservations.

x  Confirm travel arrangements.

 

LOCATION SCOUTING

Identify good locations for your shoot(s).
           

 

Location

Purpose: (interview, scenery, event)

Distance from Campus

Sound Conditions

Lighting Conditions

Access Times

School

interview

At Campus

Good

good

Any

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contingency Plan.

What could affect your shoot? Weather? Noise? Lighting? What will you do if an interview cancels, event cancels, etc.? EXPECT THE WORST.

 

 

Noise surroundings,

IF interviewee cancels reschedule again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

How do you plan to get to your locations?

 

Car

 

RESEARCH

Research your topic deeply before you start. The more you know about your topic, the more you have to discuss with interview subjects. Take notes.

 

Reading (Books, Magazine, Website)

 

x Post Reading notes to blog

 

Viewing (Movies, Videos, News)

 

x Post Viewing notes to blog

 

Listening (Radio, Podcasts, Conversations)

 

x Post Listening notes to blog

 

 

INTERVIEW: Topic(s) Place(s) Person(s)

 

Your interview is a conversation with your subject. Your role is to listen and share with your audience.

 

x Review preliminary questions.

x Update questions/talking points based on research findings

x Practice asking questions in group before interviewing subjects.

 

 

Topics for discussion:

Juan in Digital Art

 

 

 

 

PRODUCTION

Each day of production needs its own checklist.

 

Equipment Checkout:

Do you have everything you reserved?

 

x  camera (s)             ☐x tripod                    ☐ batteries     ☐ cables

x  mic(s)                     ☐ white card              ☐ lights           ☐ other__________

 

x Batteries charged for the shoot?

☐ Lighting kit lamps working?

 

Consumables:

 

☐ Storage Media

☐ consent forms

☐ pens/pencils

☐ batteries (disposable

☐ snacks/meals

☐ beverages/water bottles

 

Equipment Setup:

 

Camera:

Audio:

Lighting

☐ LMW settings on

☐ White Balance

☐ Iris

☐ Gain

☐ shutter

☐ zebra

☐ neutral density filter

☐ timecode

☐ focus/zoom

x mics connected

☐ mics turned on (if needed)

☐ mic settings checked

☐ camera inputs set

☐ gain levels set

☐ channels set

x headphone volume set

☐ mic proximity tested

☐ backlight check

☐ lights focused

☐ shadow check

 

 

 

 

Location Setup:

x equipment placement

x electrical outlets

☐ lighting sources

x background setup – (move clutter, decide what works in camera frame)

☐ crew positions

 

Location Teardown:

☐ equipment packed

☐ forms signed

x clean up any trash or mess

x return moved items to where they belong

x check space before leaving for items not packed

 

Equipment Check-in:

Don’t forget to get your footage off the P2 Cards before you return them to the ER. You can return the camera and check out a card reader to do the transfer later.

 

 

 

POST PRODUCTION

 

Logging Material: Log and Capture/Log and Transfer

 

x Set the Final Cut Scratch Disk to project directory (defaults to Media Drive)

x Save the Final Cut working file

x capture media to project directory scratch (capture batch preferred)

x make notes

x organize clips into bins

x save work

 

Motion Graphics

 

Group Discussion: Using Motion Graphics in the Project

 

How can motion graphics work with your project?

It helps us with our intro

 

 

 

 

 

What style of graphics fit your topic best?

Digital, Artsy ,technologic

 

 

 

 

 

x Collect Images

x Collect Facts and Information

x Produce motion graphics in After Effects

x Export for use in Final Cut

 

 

c  Design your lower 3rds. Make sure your design is consistent with your overall theme. Be mindful of what titles you use for your subjects- these words affect how your audience will respond to them.

 

 

WORKSHOP FEEDBACK

 

x Ask for specific feedback about your work (editing, story, tone)

x Take notes of feedback from peers

x Do your peers understand your story?

x Discuss as group

x Decide what feedback requires attention – things that should change in your project.

x Make adjustments to post-production schedule

x Schedule editing suites for continued rough and fine edit work needed ASAP

x Ask for feedback after the workshop. Talk to classmates, friends and instructors

 

MUSIC/SCORE COMPOSITION

 

x Create music that works thematically with project

x Make short, ambient soundscapes that move your project along

x Share progress on blog

 

FINE EDIT

 

x Refine project editing

x Add b-roll

x Add lower thirds

x Add other graphics and sequences

x review entire project for completeness

 

PICTURE LOCK

 

Picture lock is the end of visual editing on the project. The project is visually “locked” and no more changes will be made to the edit sequence from here.

 

x Review edit

 

Do you need to make changes? Make them now.

x All changes done.

 

Group members must agree that the project is at Picture Lock

 

POST-PRODUCTION AUDIO

 

Audio editing is usually done after Picture Lock (though with today’s tools, it’s possible to go back and forth).

 

x Remove any duplicate or unused audio from project

x Dialog to mono audio, centered in pan

x Separate dialog onto separate tracks

x Make a track for ambience and background sounds

x Apply limiter or compressor to dialog aux if needed

x Adjust background sounds and ambience

x Add music or score to the project

x Adjust the level of the music to dialog

x Listen to the complete project and readjust any levels if needed

 

VIDEO POST PROCESSING

 

x Create a nested clip for final processing.

 

Color Correction

 

x Adjust individual sequences or clips by applying color correction directly as needed.

x Adjust overall look of video by nesting the fine edit sequence into a containing sequence.

 

Titles

x  Add beginning and ending titles to the master sequence

 

Export project in high quality (ProRes 422)

x Test the finished file

x Verify the file settings are correct

x Upload finished work to the class dropbox for the project.

X Create aH.264 version for Youtube, Vimeo, etc.

 X Upload compressed version to Vimeo or YouTube

X Embed video on project blog.

 

 

 

FINAL REVIEW

 

☐  Does the project succeed in communicating its message?

☐  What kind of feedback has it received?

 

FINAL REVIEW

Make changes and submit ProRess 422 version for PUBLIC SCREENING.

 

FINAL DISTRIBUTION

 

Places to show work

☐ Online___Youtube,Website__________________________________________________________________

☐  Festivals__________________________________________________________________

☐  Distributors_________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

Wrap! Party!

 

 

Don’t forget to save your receipts and turn them into Jerry Smith (forms available from your instructor) for a $50 reimbursement.

LMW2 Production Checklist

 

PRE-PRODUCTION: PART I

 

GROUP CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Name: Dylan Schrader Phone: (510) 672-0799

Email: schrader_dylan13@yahoo.com

Notes:

 

Name: Mariaelena Gil Phone:925-383-7498

Email:Mariaegil4@gmail.com

Notes:_______________________________________________________________________

 

Name:Juan Perez Phone:707-712-1173

Email:rahpj97@gmail.com

Notes:_______________________________________________________________________

 

Name: William Garcia Phone:510-926-7238

Email:williamg875@gmail.com

Notes:_______________________________________________________________________

 

TOPIC DEVELOPMENT (GROUP DISCUSSION):

What is the CORE CONCEPT of this film? (What’s this film about?)

            To explore the expanding technology of Virtual Reality from it’s beginnings as a gaming device to its expanded applications in architecture and medicine.

 

 

 

What are the THEMES of the film?

Digital Art     

 

 

 

The film will inevitably be different from the topic. Explain how.

it will be different because it will based on a specific person and what digital art means to themn

 

 

Make sure each group member has a basic understanding of the topic. Each group member: what’s the most interesting thing to you about this subject?

 

Group member #1: I am interested in the technology behind Digital Art and how it can shape society.

 

 

Group member #2: I am interested in How Digital Art can look so real

 

 

Group member #3: I am interested in how Digital Reality can be applied to our world.

 

Group member #4: I am interested in tjis topic because it teaches us that we can teach ourselves of what ton accomplish.

 

 

What SUB-GENRES will your film fit under?

-Technology

-Digital Art

                       

 

 

 

 

What APPROACH(ES) will you use to make this film?

We will  Approach by Interviews and b-roll

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assess each group member’s knowledge of your topic. Go through the blog and write down any questions you have, possible leads for film topics and any other ideas to research. Make sure everyone has a basic understanding of the topic. Consider dividing up the group and taking on different aspects of the topic to delve deeper.

 

Note each group member’s knowledge level, and what they know/are focusing on:

 

Group Member                     Knows                                                About Topic

 

 

Dylan Schrader  ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little

 

William_Garcia_____________   ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little Its about Juan Perez taking to the next step about learning animation.

 

Mariaelena Gil_  ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little _juan expression his insprition and goal into becoming a Digital Artist

 

 

Juan Perez   ☐ a lot x some ☐ a little Project is based on him, his knowledge in Digital Art is sufficient to produce a good film

 

Potential leads and sources for media gathering  (fill in this section as you discuss as a group):

 

WHAT COULD YOU SHOOT: story footage

We could shoot footage of Digital Art That juan could be working on and interview him upon his journey

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHO COULD YOU SHOOT: interviews:

We Could shoot A roll footage of juan and his background        

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHERE COULD YOU SHOOT: locations

At school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHEN COULD YOU SHOOT: events:

We could shoot when time is convinient.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT ELSE COULD YOU USE: archives

We could extra footage of different Different digital Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

What questions about the topic do group members have?

What inspired Juan to get into Digial Art?

Where do you see yourself?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What needs to be researched?  Who/how will this be researched?

We will Research With a Digital Arts teacher about Whats its like to get into the industry and what it takes.

 

 

 

GROUP SKILLS:

What skills do group members have?

 

Group Member

Video Camera

Still Camera

Audio Field Recording

lighting

Video

Editing

Sound Editing

Motion Graphics

Music

Producer

will

 

 

x

 

x

 

 

x

 

juan

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

 

elena

x

x

 

 

x

 

 

x

x

Dylan

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

What would team members like to do?

 

Group Member

Video Camera

Still Camera

Audio Field Recording

lighting

Video

Editing

Sound Editing

Motion Graphics

Music

Producer

Will

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

juan

 

 

x

 

x

x

 

x

 

Elena

x

x

 

 

x

 

 

x

x

Dylan

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Nominate a producer: this person manages the project planning and schedule.

Everyone must pick a primary role and secondary role.

 

Producer:__Dylan______________________________________

(project planning and master schedule)

 

Cinematographer:_______Dylan,Will,Elena___________________________

(video and still production, media management)

 

Sound: __Juan,Dylan,will_________________________________________

(field recording, leveling, mixing)

 

Music/Score: ___Dylan,Elena___________________________________

(composition, production)

 

Editor:________Dylan____________________________________

(assembly, roughcut, final cut)

 

Motion Graphics:______Dylan_____________________________

(title sequences, information graphics)

 

Animation:________________________________________

 

 

Other:____________________________________________

 

 

TEAM NAME AND LOGO:

Team Name:

Crown Duck production

 

Logo design notes:

Duck with a crown

 

 

Logo design complete   x

 

 

INTERVIEWS

 

Subjects:

Who has something to say about your topic? List as many as you can – not every subject works out! You need to schedule TODAY – shooting takes place in the next two weeks.

 

Subject Name

interview about

realistic / fantasy?

contact / lead information

phone, email, address

availability / dates

confirmed?

Juan Perez

 Background

Real

707-712-1173

Open

Yes

Teacher

Digital Art Career

real

School

Tuesdays

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preliminary Interview Questions

What do you want to know about? How will you get people to talk about the things you want them to talk about? Remember, people don’t always think about things in a very clear way and rarely talk in “film ready” sound bytes. Write provocative questions!

 

 

 

 

 

Inspriations ,Expectations,Reasons for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Post Interview Questions to blog X

 

EQUIPMENT PLANNING

An equipment reservation for an LMW camera kit must be made with the Equipment Room (ER) by Session 2. An LMW camera kit includes: ()

 

Equipment Needed for Production:

 

x video camera(s)_____      x still camera(s)_____        x tripod(s)_____

☐ lighting kit                          x audio recorder(s)_____   x  interview mic(s)_____

☐  shotgun mic                     x lavalier mic kit                   ☐  boom

           

The Equipment Room info sheet lists available equipment.

 

 

 

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Commit to a production schedule by the end of Session 2.

Rough Cut is due for the MIDTERM (Session 8).

 

 

 

EVERYTHING TAKES LONGER THAN YOU THINK

Look at when your projects are due and make sure you are giving yourself enough time to work.

 

OPTIONAL:

☐ Create a Google calendar for your group. (easier with a Google account)

 

Include:

 

☐ due dates________________________________________________________

☐ shoot dates______________________________________________________

☐ recording sessions________________________________________________

☐ editing sessions__________________________________________________

☐ group class schedules_____________________________________________

☐ other____________________________________________________________

 

 

 

PRE-PRODUCTION: PART II

 

PREPARATION AND RESEARCH

 

x  Confirm equipment reservations.

x  Confirm travel arrangements.

 

LOCATION SCOUTING

Identify good locations for your shoot(s).
           

 

Location

Purpose: (interview, scenery, event)

Distance from Campus

Sound Conditions

Lighting Conditions

Access Times

School

interview

At Campus

Good

good

Any

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contingency Plan.

What could affect your shoot? Weather? Noise? Lighting? What will you do if an interview cancels, event cancels, etc.? EXPECT THE WORST.

 

 

Noise surroundings,

IF interviewee cancels reschedule again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

How do you plan to get to your locations?

 

Car

 

RESEARCH

Research your topic deeply before you start. The more you know about your topic, the more you have to discuss with interview subjects. Take notes.

 

Reading (Books, Magazine, Website)

 

x Post Reading notes to blog

 

Viewing (Movies, Videos, News)

 

x Post Viewing notes to blog

 

Listening (Radio, Podcasts, Conversations)

 

x Post Listening notes to blog

 

 

INTERVIEW: Topic(s) Place(s) Person(s)

 

Your interview is a conversation with your subject. Your role is to listen and share with your audience.

 

x Review preliminary questions.

x Update questions/talking points based on research findings

x Practice asking questions in group before interviewing subjects.

 

 

Topics for discussion:

Juan in Digital Art

 

 

 

 

PRODUCTION

Each day of production needs its own checklist.

 

Equipment Checkout:

Do you have everything you reserved?

 

x  camera (s)             ☐x tripod                    ☐ batteries     ☐ cables

x  mic(s)                     ☐ white card              ☐ lights           ☐ other__________

 

x Batteries charged for the shoot?

☐ Lighting kit lamps working?

 

Consumables:

 

☐ Storage Media

☐ consent forms

☐ pens/pencils

☐ batteries (disposable

☐ snacks/meals

☐ beverages/water bottles

 

Equipment Setup:

 

Camera:

Audio:

Lighting

☐ LMW settings on

☐ White Balance

☐ Iris

☐ Gain

☐ shutter

☐ zebra

☐ neutral density filter

☐ timecode

☐ focus/zoom

x mics connected

☐ mics turned on (if needed)

☐ mic settings checked

☐ camera inputs set

☐ gain levels set

☐ channels set

x headphone volume set

☐ mic proximity tested

☐ backlight check

☐ lights focused

☐ shadow check

 

 

 

 

Location Setup:

x equipment placement

x electrical outlets

☐ lighting sources

x background setup – (move clutter, decide what works in camera frame)

☐ crew positions

 

Location Teardown:

☐ equipment packed

☐ forms signed

x clean up any trash or mess

x return moved items to where they belong

x check space before leaving for items not packed

 

Equipment Check-in:

Don’t forget to get your footage off the P2 Cards before you return them to the ER. You can return the camera and check out a card reader to do the transfer later.

 

 

 

POST PRODUCTION

 

Logging Material: Log and Capture/Log and Transfer

 

x Set the Final Cut Scratch Disk to project directory (defaults to Media Drive)

x Save the Final Cut working file

x capture media to project directory scratch (capture batch preferred)

x make notes

x organize clips into bins

x save work

 

Motion Graphics

 

Group Discussion: Using Motion Graphics in the Project

 

How can motion graphics work with your project?

It helps us with our intro

 

 

 

 

 

What style of graphics fit your topic best?

Digital, Artsy ,technologic

 

 

 

 

 

x Collect Images

x Collect Facts and Information

x Produce motion graphics in After Effects

x Export for use in Final Cut

 

 

c  Design your lower 3rds. Make sure your design is consistent with your overall theme. Be mindful of what titles you use for your subjects- these words affect how your audience will respond to them.

 

 

WORKSHOP FEEDBACK

 

x Ask for specific feedback about your work (editing, story, tone)

x Take notes of feedback from peers

x Do your peers understand your story?

x Discuss as group

x Decide what feedback requires attention – things that should change in your project.

x Make adjustments to post-production schedule

x Schedule editing suites for continued rough and fine edit work needed ASAP

x Ask for feedback after the workshop. Talk to classmates, friends and instructors

 

MUSIC/SCORE COMPOSITION

 

x Create music that works thematically with project

x Make short, ambient soundscapes that move your project along

x Share progress on blog

 

FINE EDIT

 

x Refine project editing

x Add b-roll

x Add lower thirds

x Add other graphics and sequences

x review entire project for completeness

 

PICTURE LOCK

 

Picture lock is the end of visual editing on the project. The project is visually “locked” and no more changes will be made to the edit sequence from here.

 

x Review edit

 

Do you need to make changes? Make them now.

x All changes done.

 

Group members must agree that the project is at Picture Lock

 

POST-PRODUCTION AUDIO

 

Audio editing is usually done after Picture Lock (though with today’s tools, it’s possible to go back and forth).

 

x Remove any duplicate or unused audio from project

x Dialog to mono audio, centered in pan

x Separate dialog onto separate tracks

x Make a track for ambience and background sounds

x Apply limiter or compressor to dialog aux if needed

x Adjust background sounds and ambience

x Add music or score to the project

x Adjust the level of the music to dialog

x Listen to the complete project and readjust any levels if needed

 

VIDEO POST PROCESSING

 

x Create a nested clip for final processing.

 

Color Correction

 

x Adjust individual sequences or clips by applying color correction directly as needed.

x Adjust overall look of video by nesting the fine edit sequence into a containing sequence.

 

Titles

x  Add beginning and ending titles to the master sequence

 

Export project in high quality (ProRes 422)

x Test the finished file

x Verify the file settings are correct

x Upload finished work to the class dropbox for the project.

X Create aH.264 version for Youtube, Vimeo, etc.

 X Upload compressed version to Vimeo or YouTube

X Embed video on project blog.

 

 

 

FINAL REVIEW

 

☐  Does the project succeed in communicating its message?

☐  What kind of feedback has it received?

 

FINAL REVIEW

Make changes and submit ProRess 422 version for PUBLIC SCREENING.

 

FINAL DISTRIBUTION

 

Places to show work

☐ Online___Youtube,Website__________________________________________________________________

☐  Festivals__________________________________________________________________

☐  Distributors_________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

Wrap! Party!

 

 

Don’t forget to save your receipts and turn them into Jerry Smith (forms available from your instructor) for a $50 reimbursement.