First lecture 09.30.16
Order of documents for film development
Synopsis – short, present tense
Scene cards – scene order
Treatment – long document (40 pages) with descriptions of camera movement etc.
Script – 1 minute per page
1.Thumbnails (pencil – gesture)
2. Roughs (pencil – aspect ratio and framing)
3. Roughs II
3. Finals (ink)
scene. : a division of an act in a play during which the action takes place in a single place without a break in time. : a part of a play, movie, story, etc., in which a particular action or activity occurs. : a view or sight that looks like a picture.
In filmmaking and video production, a shot is a series of frames, that runs for an uninterrupted period of time. (from when the camera starts to when it stops)
In film, a sequence is a series of scenes that form a distinct narrative unit, which is usually connected either by unity of location or unity of time.
In filmmaking, video production, animation, and related fields, a film frame or video frame is one of the many still images which compose the complete moving picture.
A frame of a storyboard is a single cell of the storyboard document which can represent both a shot or a keyframe.
6 BASIC TYPES OF SHOTS: Abbreviations
5. WS or LS
6. EWS or ELS