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Making Movies 2 provides students who have been introduced to film making fundamentals in Making Movies 1, further insight into the practicalities of professional film production. Delivered in two-hour sessions by film making professionals, the subject provides a hands on study of script analysis, screenwriting, directing, cinematography, sound, animation, documentary and directing actors. In some sessions, students will be working in groups, putting theory into practice, including developing script ideas, making short animations, and directing each other in short acting exercises. Finally, students will work in groups to produce a short 3 to 5 minute film from provided scripts, using their own devices for filming and editing.
Intended learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- appraise and identify the different qualities inherent in a variety of film genres;
- develop and plan the visualisation of a screen-based narrative;
- communicate story in both written and visual form;
- apply complex visual and audio techniques to express screen-based ideas;
- critically analyse the application of filmmaking techniques and creative aesthetics to screen-based narratives.
On completion of this subject students should have developed the ability to:
-Prepared a concept suitable for screenplay development;
-Prepare narratives using visual storytelling techniques;
-Critically analyse the use of filmmaking tehchniques;
-Be able to apply knowledge of basic filmmaking fundamentals;
-Communicate story in both written and visual form.
Last updated: 13 November 2019