After the three days of theme based activites for the intercultural exchange between the participants, it was also important to be prepared for our visits at the indigenous villages in the Mountains. The staff had organized several workshops and practical learning sessions, which were extended with the participants' support. For information on the participants' material, please refer to the documentaries tab.
Since the outcome of the IPP was to prepare a short video about the life of local communities, the staff had organized a film making workshop to familiarize the participants with the subject of movie making. The work shop was divided into two days, the first day examined the theoretical background of shooting a video, the second day was supposed to test our practical capabilities. In a feedback session, Abbie and Malaya pointed out common errors and important advise for the final video shot.
The following section includes information about the theoretical workshop on January 3rd 2016:
You can zoom in this order, you can also skip one or two but you had not better jump from ELS to Extreme close up.
You can express the object by using four types of shot, angles and camera movements.
We learn what is the efficient way to put the object in the frame.
You need to draft working outline at first, write the story beforehand in your mind and plan out logistics. We also need to plan the shooting schedule to make sure all the shoot is shot within the schedule. Expect the unexpected and be prepared.
You have to ask yourself: