Short film Training titled Ampang Speaks Through Video Clip

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The Youth and Sport Committee of the Selangor Govenment together with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty invite you to attend short film training titled “Ampang Speaks Through Video Clip”.
The main objective is to engage young people to develop skill for citizen journalism and to get involved and understand their own community. Participants will have a chance to report and express their views such as “how people struggling for their life”, ‘the teenager voice in Ampang”.

The workshop is designed for 3 days over 3 weekends which will be from 11am to 5pm on 7, 14 and 21 June 2009. Participants must bring their own handphone, digital camera or home video camera and laptops. Desktops will be provided for those without laptops but have access to desktops at home or office.

We expect around 30 participants to attend the workshop. Each participant will come up with a video clip of not more than 5-7 minutes. Those video clips will be shown at the premier screening in Ampang on 18 July 2009 at 8pm.

Agenda for the workshop is as follows.

DAY 1: Pre-production
-Objective
-target audience
-budget
-research
-script/treatment
-production schedule/timeline
-interviewees/actors
-locations
-equipments
-crew: producer, director, cameraperson/DOP, Sound, Light, Art Director, Gaffer, AD, PM, PA

Summary: Find out what stories you want to tell, why and to who. Bring back a story to work on next week.

DAY 2: Production
-Composition of shots/mise-en-scene
-Sound
-lighting

Summary: How to use your handphone/ digital camera/ home camera to shoot for best effect for the story’s purpose.

DAY 3: Post- production
Editing- offline, online
Sound mix
Special Effects
Subtitling
Distribution – film screenings, dvd, online.

Summary: How to convert what you shoot to something that can be edited in the computer, how to edit, export and upload it online.

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