Today we met at 10:30 at the Queen's Theatre in Barnstaple. We were assigned the 'Function room' as our base of operations for the day. To start with, we took some different shots from outside the theatre, before heading back to the function room to prepare for the arrival of the volunteers. We filmed as they filled envelopes with their new programme, managing to get close up shots, panoramic shots and many others to capture the event. One of the problems we encountered was that some of the volunteers wished not to be filmed, restricting how much we were able to film. Once the volunteers' jobs were completed, we were able to interview the development manager, Jo, and two volunteer stewards, Mary- Anne and John. After successfully interviewing each member- we stopped for lunch in the Gallery Cafe. After lunch, we met the director of NDTT, Alan Dodd. He gave us an informative interview on what goes on across the two theatres. We then made our way around the theatre, looking for different shots that would fit in our film; getting stills as well as videos. After collecting as many shots as we could, we finished for the day.
By Grace and Curtis.
Today we were planning for tomorrow, for the most part we were creating the production plan and that included the equipment we needed, plans for the shots we were going to get and and time schedule and other things. As one half was starting on that, the other half were editing and uploading the work from yesterday. After we completed and typed up the production plan we tested all of the equipment for tomorrow which mainly consisted of the audio devices.
On Tuesday we did more research and found pictures (that were OK to use and weren't infringing copyright) that could go in a video about north Devon theater trust. After that we put together a short storyboard and tried to make a script which had to be changed a lot. We then used the photos we found online and made them into a short film which we could then use as a green screen when we started filming. We started filming in the hope that we could do it in one continuous take but after many attempts we were not able to do it. We then gave up on the idea and the slideshow we had made as the green screen was not used and instead we just changed the photo for every cut. We also came up with the idea of creating a auto-Que with the iPad. We spent the rest of the day trying to find inventive ways to enter and deliver the facts and we got all the shots we needed to be able to edit it tomorrow.
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