Tips for creating an entry for the Reel Action Film Festival.
-Choose a video camera. Digital cameras make it easier to edit on a computer.
-Choose a subject. Think about who, what and where you’ll shoot.
-Form a basic idea for your story. Expand that into a basic script.
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-Draw out a storyboard, illustrating the shots you plan to use. Don’t worry about following the storyboard perfectly.
-Find people willing to be in your film.
-Shoot your footage. Be aware that lighting is less severe early and late in the day.
-Edit your film. Good video editing software makes it easy to cut and move digital files, add music and insert narration.