staszel_video_workshop_nov2015.pdf - Creating a Successful Video Pitch a crash course workshop in filmmaking lighting and audio fundamentals Brian

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Creating a Successful “Video” Pitch a crash course workshop in filmmaking, lighting and audio fundamentals Brian Staszel, Carnegie Mellon University November 10, 2015 [email protected] @stasarama
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My background Currently the Multimedia Designer & Video Director for the Robotics Institute @ Carnegie Mellon University (since 2002) Currently teaching “Writing for Multimedia” at CMU Students write, create graphics and sound and animate/composite (since 2010, offered in the fall) Created and taught a Prototyping & Videosketching course in the CMU School of Design (2010-2014) Teach several filmmaking, lighting, animation courses at Pittsburgh Filmmakers & Center for the Arts (since 2000)
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My back-background Freelance interactive & video design while at CMU: 2003-2010 Agency experience (Brady Communications) 1999-2002 NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Film & Television Production 1994-1998 Foundation in narrative filmmaking collided with the explosion of the World Wide Web and demand for interactive multimedia In the early 90s, shot and edited music video experiments, began creating interactive media with HyperStudio, wrote and recorded sketch comedy for radio
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Sample Video Styles Document / Talking Head + B-roll: Project Birdhouse / Ballbot Explainer Animation: How reCaptcha Works Narrative Filmmaking: Lighting Fundamentals samples All found here: And here: stasaramastudents.com
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filmmaking is
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creative/technical
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writing visual design sketching planning composition direction of camera direction of subjects control camera movement cinematography knowledge of camera lenses control depth of field creative use of natural light technical control of artificial light film language team mangement task delegation audio recording narration vs live synchronizing audio audio editing audio mixing image control saturation white balance color temperature editing transitions screen direction title design graphic production motion graphics animation compositing keyframe animation video frame rates video frame sizes knowledge of codecs rendering strategy
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writing visual design sketching planning composition direction of camera direction of subjects control camera movement cinematography knowledge of camera lenses control depth of field creative use of natural light technical control of artificial light film language team mangement task delegation audio recording narration vs live synchronizing audio audio editing audio mixing image control saturation white balance color temperature editing transitions screen direction title design graphic production motion graphics animation compositing keyframe animation video frame rates video frame sizes knowledge of codecs rendering strategy
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“Does the team demonstrate confident, effective storytelling?
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