Making a Scene “Good Enough”
April 24 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Actors’ performances, lack of time or issues on set; there is a good chance certain scenes you shoot just aren’t good. My editor and I joke about measuring success by getting to a point where we don’t hate the scene, or better yet, if we can tweak the scene enough to prevent the audience from stopping the movie. I’ll walk you through such a scene from the beginning to the end of the edit and talk you through all the real-world issues that force us into creative decisions.
Barry Andersson is an award-winning director and cinematographer. His career started with live television video production and now includes many acclaimed short films, several television pilots, numerous commercials, and a pair of feature films. Mr Andersson takes his real world experiences and shares those images and lessons with everyone from the US Marine Corp combat camera teams, many of the leading teams of the four major sports leagues, leading universities around the US as well as leading productions looking to take advantage of the latest technology. Mr Andersson is also the author of the DSLR Filmmakers Handbook.
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