Film editing/Analyzing film dailies/Open The Door

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This school is:
Narrative Film Production
The course is:
Basic film editing (editing a dramatic conversation)
This lesson is:
Analyzing film dailies - What can you learn from film dailies?
The pages of this lesson are:
1. Lesson summary - Analyzing & editing film dailies


24 Unedited Scenes Disk

Out for a Walk Screen Shot.png Scene: "Out for a walk" Funny, short, needs matte painting
The Assignment Screen Shot.png Scene: "The Assignment" Long and intense
Ice Cream Screen Shot.png Scene: "Ice Cream" Long but simple
12 scenes from the family reunion
Taking Notes Screen Shot.png Scene: "Taking Notes" A basic scene
Morning Coffee Screen Shot.png Scene: "Morning Coffee" A basic scene
Letter From Amy Screen Shot.png Story Of Amy Screen Shot.png Amy Comes Home Screen Shot.png Scenes about Amy Good practice
Come On In Screen Shot.png Scenes about Jason Simple but good practice
Morning Surprise Screen Shot.png Scene: "Morning Surprise" Needs 3D animation
Doctor Doctor Screen Shot.png Scene: "Doctor, Doctor!" Needs sound F/X and music
Girl and the Golden Jewel Screen Shot.png Scene: "The Girl and the Golden Jewel" Needs F/X, voice over, sound
Wedding Bells Screen Shot.png Scene: "Wedding Bells" Funny, old, poor color, only 12fps
Big Bad Bell Screen Shot.png Scene: "The Big Bad Bell" A bit odd
Open The Door Screen Shot.png Scene: "Open The Door" Totally weird, MOS - even needs dialog!!!


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"24 Unedited Scenes"
from the
Star Movie Shop



Scene:
"Open the Door"




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"Open the Door"

This is a weird scene from a kids TV show filmed in Canada which comes from a TV show in Japan.
The location
Somewhere in the shopping districts of Japan.
The characters
The evil princess comes with her band of evil characters to go shopping.
The story
I have no idea. You have to make it up!
The challenge
No script, no dialog, missing animation, needs lots of sound effects and music.
Hey, this could be fun!
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Edit this scene

Order the disk
Order the disk from the Star Movie Shop. Remember, if you have earned enough points at the Wikiversity Film School, the disk is free. If you do not have enough points, the Star Movie Shop will eagerly accept PayPal. To contact the Star Movie Shop, you simply click here. Crystal Clear app xfmail.png
The Overview Movie
Start by looking at the overview movie for "Open the Door". (This QuickTime movie file is in a different folder than the film dailies. Don't get the two folders confused.) The overview movie shows you the important parts of the film dailies in chronological order.
Transfer the dailies
Copy all the film dailies (not the overview movie) to your hard drive. If necessary, convert the dailies to whatever format your editing program prefers. Import all these clips into your editing program.
Have a party
At a party, ask all the guests to decide what the story is about. Then have each of the people create one of the voices of the actors. Record their dialog. Then edit the scene.
Edit the scene
You must edit the picture, add the recorded dialog, and create the sound effects and music.
Submit your finished scene
This scene is worth 10 points. Email me when you are finished. Crystal Clear app xfmail.png
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Analyze the Dailies

MOS - without sound
On this disk, some of the scenes needed dialog replacement. But in this scene, there is absolutely no recorded dialog. It was filmed totally without sound.
When you do dialog replacement (re-recording the dialog back in the studio), you have lots of problems matching the sound recorded on the movie set vs. recorded in the studio.
So why not replace all the dialog. Then you have perfect sound and a perfect match. This is the way many motion pictures are made. Look at "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly."
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The next disk

There are other scenes on this disk. Most are simple. Take a look!
When you are finished, send me the disk

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