After reading the project’s general ideas (see below), in this thread, you can start posting some ideas on what kinds of footage you would like to shoot. This thread will be open until our class meets on November 4th. You will receive some points by participating in it. Any idea is welcome at this point based on the project’s general ideas.
General Ideas for Project One
– You need to come up with short scenes, and shoot footage in class. The scenes don’t need to be related to each other.
– Some of the portrait lighting techniques, Rembrandt, split, and butterfly will be included.
– Some of the “design principles” of your choice will be included (probably two of them). They are unity, balance, visual tension, rhythm, proportion, contrast, texture, and directionality
– You will be also required to create “visual depth” in terms of overlap, size change, linear perspective, and foreshortening (two of them of your choice). Chiaroscuro is omitted here as it is covered in the lighting requirements.
My advise is to focus on visual storytelling instead of relying on dialogues so much.
This project is meant to be fun, and is for you to exhibit some of your skills and knowledge from our previous sessions!
This is an example from past students (see the YouTube link). I believe the lighting requirements were about the same.
If you fast forward to 04:25, you will find younger Lukasz as a student acting: