My K12 Online Conference Presentation, Film School for Video Podcasters, is now available through Youtube. I’ve separated the segments into chapters so you can call up section you’re looking for or watch the whole thing. Also scroll down for bonus material and some information on my inspiration for the movie.
Part I Introduction:
Part 2: Storyboarding
Part 3: Shot Selection, Composition, and Storytelling
Part 4: Mad Moviemaking: What Equipment Should I Buy?
Part 5: Finale
Bonus: High School Musical 2 Trailer to Illustrate the Rule of Thirds
And now a bit about my inspiration for shots in the movie…You might call me a hack but I wanted to show you how I made an attempt to draw from movie history rather than act as if I was working in a new medium.
My Shot from the Introduction:
Jack Nicholson in Chinatown:
I enter the house of Mrs. Didrikson:
Fred McMurray does the same in Double Indemnity:
Mrs. Didrikson comes downstairs in my movie:
Mrs. Didrikson in Double Indemnity:
Me driving in the car:
Leslie Nielson in Police Squad. I could’ve also taken this shot from Hitchcock’s Vertigo but I figured Leslie Nielson is funnier.
My Mad Moviemaking Segment:
Mr. Cramer on TV: