British Universities Film & Video Council

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Projects to Edit: Reel 1

Synopsis
One of a series of six programmes covering different areas of video production. Each programme is delivered in sections punctuated with key point summaries. Each programme is supplied with a booklet.
Series
Techiques of Successful Video Production
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2002
Year of production
2002
Uses
A-level to BTEC or 2nd year degree-level video production courses
Subjects
Film & television production; Media studies
Keywords
television drama; video production; video editing

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Price
£49.00 inclusive
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
48 min
Year
2002

Sections

Title
Cops on robbers
Synopsis
Basic drama technique. The basic story extract contains rushes of a dialogue scene and a short action chase. The aim of the exercise is to gain basic experience in cutting dialogue and action using sound overlaps and split-edits, time compression, sound effects and continuity editing. Edited version approximately 1 min 20 secs.

Title
Watches view
Synopsis
Basic documentary technique. The rushes (7 minutes) include a single interview and visual supporting material. The aim of the exercise is to produce an informative item of about 30 secs duration.

Title
Spaghetti hero
Synopsis
This five minute original story is an entertaining spoof of the Spaghetti Western. Somewhere between Sergio Leone’s FISTFUL OF DOLLARS and Alan Parker’s BUGSY MALONE. The original camera rushes (selected down to 15 minutes) contain complete takes, sound effects, voice over and music. A fully edited version is included so you can compare your results, and also a completed EDL (Edit Decision List)

Distributor

Name

British Universities Film & Video Council

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
The BUFVC’s distribution library of videos and DVDs includes Samuel Beckett’s EH JOE! starring Patrick Magee, and two series of InterUniversity History Film Consortium films which make extensive use of archive footage. NB The IUHFC films have been digitised for free, online viewing by UK HE institutions - see British Universities Film & Video Council InterUniversity History Film Consortium Films (qv).
Name

ViT Media

Contact
Mik Parsons
Email
mparsons@vitmedia.co.uk
Web
http://www.vit.u-net.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01202 461 323
Address
63 Lowther Road
Bournemouth
BH8 8NW

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