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Unit 10: Story Board (Celia)

This week I did a practice run on stop motion and also developed my overall idea for this product.

After researching some designers that gave me inspiration for how I could do my project,  tried to use some of the skills learnt and made my own short stop motion video.


I did so by using the app ‘stop-motion studio’ this allowed me to make a very quick stop motion video, it was also very simple to use. Once I had made the film I uploaded it to the sight Vimeo which allowed meant that I could use it as the platform to post my final product. This practice run allowed me to get an idea of how I can create my final product and also a place for me to post it. Continue reading “Unit 10: Story Board (Celia)”


Week Six: Unit 9, Radio Feature (Greg)

This week we looked at radio features, this meaning the characteristics behind making a feature or drama. We then had to write a drama and a feature of own for radio. We also looked at what makes the two different.  Continue reading “Week Six: Unit 9, Radio Feature (Greg)”

Unit 10: Adobe Illustrator (Celia)

Today we learnt how to use Adobe Illustrator.

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Week Five: Unit 9, Documentary’s (Greg)

In week five we looked into documentary’s, more specifically how to write a script and what some of the aspects of making a good documentary includes. Continue reading “Week Five: Unit 9, Documentary’s (Greg)”

Unit 10: Feedback (Celia)

Today we each had to tell the class what we plan to do for our unit 10 project, I explained that I wanted to create a stop motion using paper. The topic has not really been decided yet but I may use the topic on how to bake a cake. When I said this many didn’t understand why I would use paper, which then lead me to show them a video of stop motion using paper. Some got the idea after this, which lead them to give me some feedback.

The more useful ones were what different topics I could do, such as how to tie a shoe laces. Most was to not do it in paper, however I think doing it in paper will mean it can be more colourful and so will keep children watching it. Another bit of feedback was for a real cake to pop up at the end, giving it sense of fun.

Unit 10: Influences (Celia)

This week we had to research four different designers that have influenced my own designs. The main designers I focused on, where all based around the use of stop motion. This lead me to look at creates like Tim Burton, Aardman along with more independent designers. Continue reading “Unit 10: Influences (Celia)”

Unit 10: Smart Objectives (Celia)

This week we looked at Smart Objectives and how we can use them to help the progress of our projects. We learnt what each letter of Smart stands for: Specific, Measurable, Achievable ,Relevant ,Time. We filled each in to what we think will happen but with the understanding that throughout the project we keep referring back to it and if need be change some of the objectives that we had originally wrote.  Continue reading “Unit 10: Smart Objectives (Celia)”

Week Four: Unit 9, Theater (Greg)

This week we looked at Theatre, but more specifically playwriting. We did so by looking at the method of writing a play, looking at some professional plays, some of the aspects of the method and then we wrote two plays of our own.

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Week Three: Unit 9, Showing and not telling (Greg)

This week we learnt how to structure a script, how to use showing vs telling in storytelling and how to work well in collaboration. Learning each of these meant that we were able to create a short film that used no dialogue but was still very clear in what the meaning was.

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