Shooting travel movies makes your great
In this chapter, you've gotten a detailed overview of how to make travel movies that can truly captivate an audience, using shot lists with many suggestions for interesting material to shoot along the way.
Using the steps outlined in this chapter should help you avoid the most common mistakes in vacation movies:
This chapter also provides online resources to help you find
Using these techniques and resources can give you all you need to know to making travel movies that bring to the screen the amazing adventures you take. Now take this learning along with you every time you make a travel or vacation movie!
Chapter 7. Project 3: Making Sporting Event Movies
Sports is one of the
Sporting events have plenty of actionand conflict. Compelling dramas make engaging movies. In sports, someone is going to win, and someone is going to lose. That's
In this chapter, we'll look at the best ways to capture the action and the emotion of a sports event, beginning with how to shoot. Shooting outdoor sports is fun because there's lots and lots of actionand
You can also find information in this chapter about sports camcorders and disposable camcorders for capturing participatory, first-person shots to give your
This chapter provides editing tips, too, as well as editing resourcesincluding selected sports music tracks, tips on using AutoMovie to make quick highlights movies, and how to use Movie Maker video effects to speed up or slow down action shots.
Creative Approaches to Making Sports Movies
Just as there are dozens of sports to cover, from football and soccer to surfing and kick boxing, there are many different kinds of movies about sportsfrom the basic sports game movie to the reality TV series. This section looks at some creative approaches you can take to making a sports movie, including hosting your own sports newscasts,
Hosting your own sports show can be a lot of fun. Have you always secretly (or not so
The quickest and
If you participate in a sport, think about starring in your own movie. If you're a skate-boarder, dude, you could be the on-camera star (and/or host) as you show yourself and your
For inspiration, you can watch the online trailer for the feature
You can try using one of the new sports camcorders or a disposable camcorder to record the action, if you want to capture some firstperson action shots without risking damage to your expensive camcorder.
If you're a parent (and the driver, for instance) who's going to be
For season series inspiration, rent the
Making sports movies, like making other kinds of movies, is all about
Any sports movie is easy to edit because you have a lot of options for cutting itfrom making a highlights movie to showing the whole enchilada. It's easy to make highlights movies that show only the big action moments over racy music. On the other hand, coaches and athletes might want to watch every single minute of the game to learn and train. Seeing a movie of the event is often the only way