I hope you are having a very restful holiday, but don't let your creative ideas evaporate into a haze of eggnog and icebox cookies.
Don't forget about the movie poster for your blockbuster!
Comingsoon.net has posted their picks for the best 25 movie posters of 2019. There are some really awesome ones! Try to push yourself to be super creative when it comes to marketing your blockbuster.
This will be one of our last full session class lessons this semester. This is the last skill that you need to master to create all the aspects of your Culminating Assignment (The Blockbuster Movie).
Today we will be looking at the Codes and Conventions that make up trailers, analyzing a few trailers using these worksheets (this one, and this one too!), and preparing for our assignment (check list/marking scheme). You can use this handy-dandy visual organizer to plan the trailer for your Blockbuster. Use these sites for inspiration: Golden Trailer Awards and Apple Trailers
..and for something to inspire your upcoming voice overs, let's listen to the best of Don LaFontaine
Only two and half weeks of school left before the break. We need to get moving ;)
Today, we are going to take a look at the role tone plays in movie making (you will need this handout to help guide your learning).
We will be starting our day by listening to this brief audio clip, and discussing the role music has in helping set the tone for a movie.
Your last assignment (before you complete your culminating) for this year, is to take one of the movies that you are provided with (take a look at my USB stick) and using your knowledge of editing, trailers, and tone, change the movie's genre.
This is a Level 4+ example using Disney's Frozen: