Night Before the 1st shoot
I feel like this is going to be a good shoot, everything is organised. I have my storyboard/shot list sorted out to guide me through shoot. I have rung everyone to confirm times and meeting points. I’ve checked all of my equipment, that consisting of:
K6 Mic (FULL KIT)
XLR Extension Cable
They are all in good working order.
This should be smooth.
2 Hours after shoot
The shoot ran over by hour and a half. However results captured were very good. The stress of getting everything together left my mouth with a bitter after taste as I anticipated it to be a lot smoother. At first it started well but due to the late finish, everyone was feeling the time drag and performances from everyone (including me) started to die down. However, as a finale for the shoot, we filmed the shower scene (scene 2) and that was an amusing experience which lifted everyone right back up.
All in all, the shoot was a drag but a success at the end of it all.
Day 2 of shooting
Day 2, I must admit, it went extremely well (however, I did shout at my actors for not obeying orders, but that was quickly overcome), I was focused on what I wanted and when I wanted. We finished before scheduled and it lifted my spirits a lot more than the 1st day shooting. Actors pulled off good performances. I fell in love with film making again.
I have captured my footage (and backed it up) today, I am very happy with scene 2 and all of the external scene especially. I can see how all of the shots will work in within the film!
I have had 2 solid days creating and searching for royalty free sounds and what I have found is amazing. I have created great sound effects and atmosphere tracks. I have also found some amazing sound effects for the heart monitor and sirens. It is all pulling together.
Edit of 40 Second Pilot
I finished editing the pilot today. I choose to base it on scene one. I feel scene one shows the dark and atmospheric style I am going for. I had to put 10 layers of sound on this pilot to create the anxious vibe I was going for. I believe it came out well. However, I do feel the screeching of the tires could be improved, so I will get another sound clip for that for the actual 6 minute film. I do feel that it is best watched with headphones on.