Editing!

‘Every film should have its own world, a logic and feel to it that expands beyond the exact image that the audience is seeing’ – Christopher Nolan

That’s a wrap!

Filming is complete. Thank your actors, your crew and everyone who have been involved, the shoot has been a success! Now comes another fun stage, editing. This is where you see your masterpiece coming together before your eyes.

Now it doesn’t matter, what program you are using: Final Cut, Premier, iMovie or even Windows Movie Maker. All are great programs that will do the job effortlessly. Here are a few editing tips that will help improve your final product and will make your film play smoothly.

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Time to begin

filming

My Deakin World Short Film Competition is open and there is $3500 worth of prizes up for grabs.Get some some tips to gt your entry started.

What is needed to start?

So, it’s go time but where to star filming your short film.t Don’t worry, Here’s a list of handy hints and tips to get you on your way!

Firstly it is ideal that you begin with your script and to track what camera you will be shooting with. But to do so you need to answer a few questions:

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Inspiration

inspiration-looking-man-mountainCongratulations to all for a fantastic Trimester One. Those of us (including me) that have just finished studying hard for our exams, they are over and now we have a extra couple of weeks off to soak up the….sun?  If only it was summer, oh well.

So whilst you are all rugged up by the fire, sipping on your double shot vanilla, soy milk, extra chocolate mocha chino, (just order a mocha people). Why not begin to plan you’re My Deakin World entry?

‘But Nathan,’ I hear you ask. ‘I have no idea where to begin’.

Well that’s what I’m here for. This week’s blog we are looking at how to find that extra spark of creativity.

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My Deakin World – categories

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.’ – Mark Twain

Sometimes the hardest part of completing a job or task is getting started.  Once you have started a path forward often becomes clear.  It is the same with entering My Deakin World – sometimes the hardest part of entering is getting started and making sure you have the right plan.

To make sure you make the best start we thought it would be best to outline the categories for this year’s My Deakin World short film competition.

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My Deakin World Short Film Competition – now open

The second annual My Deakin World Short Film Competition is officially open!  This is a your chance to showcase to everyone what your Deakin world entails.

If you win you could share in a prize pool of $3500 and your film will be shown at Deakin Edge at Federation Square!

As last year’s Pro/Guru category winner, I cannot begin to describe how amazing the Deakin Life short film competition was and the opportunities it opened for me.

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