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Filming and editing pieces to camera

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I had to film two pieces to camera. We had a constricted meeting room, but I was able to position one light behind the glass as a rim light. I had two lights front left and one other to the right with a blue filter on it.

I wanted a different look for each person, so I positioned Richard and Fiz for different backgrounds.

Composition

composition

Oh, I do love symmetry. When I saw the windows in the background, I had to position Fiz right in the centre.

I could also position for the window film to be at the two thirds mark.

Colour grading

colour-grading

It was a rather grey background, so to make it more interesting/corporate, I added orange filters to the front lights and cooled the white balance to make the background blue.

With my flat picture style, I had to do some simple colour correcting.

Graphics

text

The video was interspersed with prerecorded interviews with key phrases slowly zooming. They wanted to keep it as plain as possible.

Editing

editing

Without any b-roll to cover the cuts in the client’s lines, I had to film takes at different zoom lengths for more pleasing cuts and a variety of compositions.

Also, Fiz used her hands a lot, so I had to include them.