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BY MARK GATELY
Fine tuning your final assessment task presents the perfect opportunity to look at the importance of self-editing.
Polishing your feature means not only ensuring that your writing is concise and effective – it is also the time for locating and eliminating spelling and/or grammatical mistakes.
“Week 14 (18/11): How the Zen of punctuation and grammar leads to self-editing nirvana”
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Sally Adams explains in
her book that a feature should offer a satisfying conclusion. She says features often end with statements or quotes; less commonly with anecdotes and descriptions; rarely with questions. My advice: avoid the question ending at all costs – it should be left to experienced writers!
Continue reading “Week 14 (16/11): The End”
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BY CAZ ADAMS
video is a visual medium, what is seen on screen is of the utmost importance.
You can save uninteresting, badly lit, blurry, wrongly formatted footage or even a lack of footage by using editing elements to help tell your story.
Continue reading “Week 12 (4/11): Video storytelling elements when editing”
Photo: Public Domain Pictures/CC Putting your story together
For the last two weeks you have been organising and shooting your short story. This week will be when you put it all together into a final cut.
Continue reading “Week 12 (4/11): Simple videos Part 3”
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BY CAZ ADAMS
PART 2 – VIDEO STORY
we discussed storyboarding and ways to visually cover your story like Piece To Camera, Voice Over, Close Ups, Location Shot, Images, Graphs & Text on Screen, SFX, Music. Week 8 Continue reading “Week 9 (14/10): Shooting your video story”