week of march 15th film/tv week
week of march 15th film/tv week 101- Communications
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Film/TV wk Cinematography Joel San Juan The study of light & shadows: How lighting affects the setting & mood Cinematographer: Director of Photography (DP) -Lighting for emotion- no three point lighting Learn all the rules of cinematography & break them all- no shoots the way they learned how to (W/the expectation of broadcasting) DPs-Do not deal w/ actors Responsibilities Be an artist: understand paintings, photography, art & how it works Technician: know every technical object in the room how to use it & how to execute all the shots w/ it while staying within the budget Politician on set: filter problems between the above & below the line –only person who interacts & ties everyone together- Manager: manage multiple groups of people (In charge of a group of 70 people) Know international language of film There will be different terms and names for different objects in different places but all function the same Quantity V Quality America aims to film 1 minute for 90 days while, other countries film 8 minutes in 1 day Key film crew positions (in descending order) Director Ast. Director- Production key: production manager, production assistant, assistant producer, etc. Cinematographer Gaffer Lighting technicians/ electrics Grips & key grips Swings (help when needed between grips and lighting) Dolly, create grips -and- DP Production designer Wardrobe & makeup Stages -Only DP, Director, Producers stay throughout the entire process- Pre-production Break down the director’s image & turn abstract into concrete: specify frames, shades of colors, locations, and wardrobes Visualize the ideas Budgeting: how much to create vision- broken down by day Break down the script- translates words on script into an image on screen Production: Directors & DPs usually stick together DP= chameleon: where you are determines how you will shoot Don’t waste time on bad movie- Be responsible to movie-Make every shoot count Post- production DP MUST KNOW: color grading: tweaking colors, contrast, brightness, etc. (speaking w/ colorist) Ex: protagonist V. antagonist: who do you film in light? Big light: soft shadow Small light: harsh shadow Light & Gel = temp change= mood change ASC (American Society of Cinematography) Screenwriting/ Production Kam Miller Ex: GOT teaser st 1 introduction audience get from the show Want to: entertain, hook, & display struggles the character may go through 5 things you must establish: Components of a TV show: Genre style (comedy, drama, thriller, etc) World of the show (location, time, setting) Characters (story) Tone (how itis told/ vibe of the show) Theme (lesson/goal of the show) Know your demographic Writers write more than just dialogue they write everything that will happen o screen Character development Real, relatable, exaggerated, and flawed Process Production agencies has an idea Pitched to studios/ networks Get the Greenlight Shot Pilot Network places episode order Production The digital world has made it unnecessary to pitch to a studio or network to produce