SPRING 2015: SHOW DON’T TELL

Make an approximately three minute documentary portrait about a surprisingly interesting person or place within a 10-mile radius of Bucknell.  The person or place (nor any onscreen content or voiceover) may not have ANY affiliation with Bucknell University.

RULES:
– Entries must consist of original video footage shot during spring 2015
– No talking heads (i.e. no shots of subject talking on camera).  Show don’t tell.
– Entries cannot include any music or talking head dialogue; any other use of voice or sound effects and recordings are permissible.
– Entries must run between two and a half and three minutes. Please add a 4-second title screen at the film’s beginning with your name, the film’s title, and the date.  The film must also include up to 10-seconds of end credits (for a total maximum running time of 3:14).
– You must credit all individuals who contributed to the film.  Any person on screen or on the soundtrack (excepting people in public view) must sign a release (download here) to appear in your work.

DEADLINES AND FORMAT:

– By Monday, February 23rd at 5pm you must submit a development package to Professor Eric Faden or Professor Rebecca Meyers.  The development package shall include:

  • outline of the project’s content, treatment of image/sound, and storyboards of anticipated shots (2 pages minimum).
  • signed releases from any individual appearing in the film or on the soundtrack.
  • list of locations for the project (and documentation of permission to film in such locations if necessary).
  • a production and post-production schedule.
  • a list of anticipated equipment needed and the source of that equipment.

– The finished project is due Monday, April 6 at 5pm and should be turned in to Professor Faden or Professor Meyers.

PARAMETERS:
Frame size: 1920 x 1080
Frame rate: 24 fps
Export format: QuickTime ProRes 422 or h264

Close

Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 12 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.