film making courses in Bangalore - Film Making
film making courses in Bangalore - Film Making
film making courses in Bangalore - Film Making

film making courses in Bangalore – Film Making

film making courses in Bangalore -  Film Making

film making courses in Bangalore – Film Making

film making courses in Bangalore –  Film Making

 

27/9/2021,

THE GOAL

Your goal should always be to affect the consumer, not educate or
preach.
WHY MOST FILMMAKERS FAIL:
a.) Lack of education / information
b.) Lack of concept
c.) Lack of production value
d.) Lack of info about and or improper choice of the festivals.
HOW TO INSURE YOUR SUCCESS
a.) Education/information
b.) Experimentation
c.) Networking
d.) Discipline and hard work
The two things you need and will never get enough

A. BUDGET

B. TIME

THE SCRIPT

The one-liner.

Example:

The five points:
a. “Who”
b. “Whať
c. “Where”
d. “Set up”
e. “Pay off

RECOMMENDED READING:

“STORY” by Robert McKee

“How to write a screenplay in 21 days”
by Vicki King

“The Screenwriter’s Bible”
by David Trottier

2. THE SYNOPSIS
One page n Three Paragraphs
– Beginning, Middle, End.
Note:
The synopsis should not be longer than three paragraphs.

 

3. THE STEP OUTLINE

The step outline
a group of descriptive sentences outlining each individual scene. Each line contains the following:

a. Interior or exterior – EXT
b. Location – Country Road
c. Time – DAY
d. One descriptive sentence

Note:
Remember your structure as you build your step outline – a.“Who”, b. “What” c. “Where”, d. “Set up”, e. “Pay off

 

Example:

1. EXT. CST road – DAY
A car travels along hundreds of others over a flyover which winds it near to a sprawling mall.

2. EXT. Mall – DAY
The car stops in front of the mall. As J and R get out, and they talk about liking or not liking it.

3. INT. mall – DAY
They walk…

 

 

Also Read : https://postboxlive.com/india-in-a-day-why-3rd-wave-is-on-the-way/

THE SCRIPT NOTES

a.) Character introduction
– state the character’s name and give a brief description.

Eg. This lady is about 29 years…
b.) Dialogue
– keep it simple and to the point
– let each sentence advance your story

VIJAY
Mai aaj bhi fenke hue paise nahi leta

c.) Length:
40 minutes or less is short film.

D.) THE 10-MINUTE RULE:
stay true to your audience – remind them of your genre
VISUALLY every ten minutes.

e.) Keep yourself in. check

– does your genre stay true to your mission statement?
– does your script stay true to your genre?

– have you hit your five points?
– Are you following the ten-minute rule?

5. The Title

a.) Is it exciting?
b.) Does it stay true to your genre?
c.) Has it been used before?

Note:

Always let your budget guide your script

Set dates
(production schedule)

– lock and break down script
– lock crew
– auditions
– callbacks
– lock cast
– lock locations
– production start
– production end
– editing start
– locked picture
– sound & music

CREW LIST – MINIMUM

Producer

Head of the project in every aspect. Responsibilities: raising funds,
hiring key crewmembers, and managing the distribution of the movie.

Director

Chief artistic executive of the movie. His main task is to oversee the
artistic aspects of the whole movie and to direct actors. Other
responsibilities: casting, script editing, shot selection, editing.

Production manager

Oversees the production’s budget, hires the crew, and coordinates all
the departments’. Reports to the producer.

Assistant director

Runs the set as an aide to the director, tracks the production’s
progress versus the schedule, prepares call sheets and coordinates
closely with the production manager to have every need covered.

 

Director of photography

Responsible for filming the scene as desired by the director. Duties
include stock and camera selection, setting the lighting, directing the
gaffer (chief electrician), negative developing, color matching, etc.

1st camera assistant

A member of the camera crew responsible for the maintenance, care,
sometimes transportation of the camera.

2. Production

a.) Location, location, location
b.) 6-day weeks
c.) 14 hour days
d.) The shot list
e.) Count the screen time
f.) Edit with the camera
g.) Film death scenes, nude scenes and star talent first
i.) Food, food, food
k.) Security
1.) The wrap party
“The devil cometh as a wolf in actor’s clothing.”

3. Post-production

a.) Editing:
Your editor can be as important as your DP for the look of
your film. Get references and watch other films they have
edited. Always use an editor who has their own equipment

or:

if you can, put together an editing system for yourself. You can
use it for your own projects, rent it out, etc.

– stay true to your genre

– Locked picture means the visual on your film is completed and that every frame is the way you want it

– Once you locked it, stick to it if your editor can do the online with his own equipment,
include it in his contract.

1. Choose a budget that is realistic for your project.
2. Choose a project that is realistic for your budget.
3. Make the most of what you can get for free.

Websites offering free footage ( film making courses in Bangalore )

Videoblocks.com
Videvo.net
Stockfootageforfree.com
Graphicscrate.com
Thecliparchieve.com
Videezy.com
Vimeo.com

Filmmaking is a collaborative process and you need to learn to put your ego on
the shelf. Even if you are the director, you can catch more ideas with honey than
you can with vinegar. Build morale for the team.
The reality is that it is hard work with very few actual guiding principles to help
a beginner find his or her way.

 

Courses Available Online : https://www.postboxindia.com

 

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