Plymouth North Film

North-Film
Addressing technical and creative concerns, we will study pre-production, production and post-production storytelling through digital media utilizing iMovie and Final Cut Pro software. This course will consider a brief history of film making and its significance in culture, as well as the process and logistics of researching, storyboarding, script writing, filming, and editing, We will incorporate video and still images, sound and voice over, titles, transitions and special effects.

Topics Covered

Directing

Each student will act as a director, visualizing the script while controlling the artistic aspect of the piece.

Producing

The students are taught the many roles of a producer in regard to teh pre-production planning process.

Videography

The students are taught the importance of visual composition when framing their shots.

Audio

The students are taught the importance of audio in video and how to use a number of microphones.

Editing

The students are taught the video editing process of piecing together a news segment.

Interviewing

The students are taught how to deliver compelling questions in interviews to further craft their news segment.

Scriptwriting

Each student is tasked with writing intros, outros, questions, and voice overs for their news pieces.

Hosting

Each student is given the opportunity to practice their on camera skills by hosting news segments.

Video Production

Pre-Production

The students take the necessary steps to prepare for a TV production prior to the beginning of shooting. These tasks include storyboarding, scheduling, location scouting, scriptwriting.

Production

The students capture the project assets which include interviews, broll, voiceover, stand-ups, and hosting. During this phase, students will learn the importance of exposure, frame composition, interviewing, and audio recording.

Post-Production

The final phase of production is where all the pieces are put together into a cohesive story. During this phase the students develop skills in the areas of video editing, audio editing, and graphics creation.

Video Gallery

Images