Planning a story for an editGenerating ideas for a short film
RecapIn pairs generate ideas for ways that you might use editing to tell a story
Write a target on a post it explaining how you will achieve one of the Learning Outcomes below:be able to come up with an idea for a short film that demonstrates editing techniques
plan to use editing techniques and transitions to tell the story, and plan to use sound to add impact to the edit.
Use plan to use editing in an innovative way
MUSTSHOULDCOULD Use adjectives to describe your characters(Aim to fit at least one into your story)
You have 45 minutes to prepare a simple and basic story outline individually (without thinking about editing to start off)You must include the following and use the template on Moodle (building a storyline):-Character background-The setting of the film- Beginning, Middle and End- Plot twists
Delaying the expositionExposition relates to the revealing of facts in your story.
Discuss how you could tell the audience about your main character
Discuss which parts of the character story you are going to leave out entirely or withhold for later in the story.
If you are withholding information how will you reveal it later on?
Which editing techniques could you use to tell this story?
Consider how you are going to tell your story to engage the audience using one of these techniques. Discuss In PairsMotivatedMontage jump-cutting parallel editing
TASK: Write up your ideasWrite a plan outlining how you intend to:
Withhold or give information in your story
Use one or more of the following techniques:MotivatedMontage jump-cutting parallel editing