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Hello everyone. My name is Ms. Mandy. Some of you may know me as the Japanese teacher at Kids R Kids. But what you may not know is that I have a degree in audio/video production and I own and operate Petite Productions Videography Services. I am lead camera operator and editor on most projects. In Ms. Mandy's Movie Magic club we will do all sorts of projects. We will learn production terms, camera movements, and how to create sound effects. I hope to see you on Tuesday's at our Liberty Township location or Thursday's at our Fairfield location.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Oh what fun...

Movie Magic has been having a great time with Acting Up. We created our own products and made commercials for them. Once we have completed a few more projects we will be giving copies to club members to share with their friends and family. :)

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Hello everybody! It has been awhile since my last post. I just wanted to get everyone up to speed with what is going on in our program.

Movie Magic is currently teamed up with Acting Up. Acting Up is an afterschool program instructed by Matt Hursh. We are working on a Spooky Comedy and a series of cheesy commercials. The children have been working on the scripts and set design for these projects.

As soon as we have completed a project we will post the video on here for your enjoyment! :)

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Production Terms

This week we learned some production terms and camera movements.
  1. Camcorder- A portable camera with the video tape recorder built in.
  2. Audio- Sound
  3. Pan- Turning the camera from left to right or right to left.
  4. Tri-pod- A three-legged camera mount.
  5. Tilt- Pointing the camera up or down.
  6. Zoom in- Make the image appear closer while keeping the camera still.
  7. Zoom out- Make the image appear farther away while keeping the camera still.