After a couple major overhauls, I have settled on a look and site structure I am pretty happy with. Five Day DVD Site Five Day DVD grew out my consultant wok with the American Film Institute and several local high schools. I ended up developing a fairly comprehensive training program based on teaching beginners everything they need to complete a large DVD yearbook project over the course of a five day workshop. Five Day DVD, was created with Wordpress, a great blog system that allows some pretty complex customization.
Archive for Jun 2008
I recently redesigned this site and updated most of the pages using css and html. I also re-built the logo from the ground up to take the old orange design and match the new red layout. ContactSAAV.org
North Hollywood High School held their Career Day on June 5th and invited me to take part. I had two class periods, each about an hour long. It was just enough time to run through an accelerated version of the 'Shooting the Scene' exercise at the center of our Five Day DVD Workshop.Each class was split into two groups. We only had one camera so one group shot while the other had a brief Q&A. It was their day to ask questions about careers, so they all had lots of great questions about what it was like to work as a filmmaker, editor, director, videographer and so on. Then they switched and the second group shot and the first group asked questions. Each group had only fifteen minutes to shoot, but they all completed their scenes - some with time to spare. With the remaining time, we had a screening