Smartphone Life on Film – Tutorials and Workshops


 

Film Tutorials

Future Film Focus presents “Smartphone: Life on Film” a project for first time film makers to capture what it feels like to live life in lockdown in the Summer of 2020.

Produced, shot and edited by Lauren, Monday and Shola, a young production team from Waltham Forest  (Chingford, Leyton, Leytonstone and Walthamstow) this series of 3 short films and 3 online workshops will propel your ideas to a finished film using what you have to hand, your ideas, and of course, your smartphone.

With contributions from young filmmakers and professionals, the tutorials give guidance and tips on how to film for the first time, whatever your experience of film.

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Smartphone: Life on Film is part of the E17 Films commitment to developing emerging talent in the borough.

Film 1 – Composition

Film 1 in a series of three online tutorials to guide you through making a film on your phone. Let Lauren, Monday and Shola take you through the steps with the help of professional, student and first time film makers who pass on their tips to make your life on film, using what you have at home…and your imagination. Thanks to our Film 1 contributors and volunteers: Chloe, Davina, Stanley, John, Natalie, Keisha and … Teddy the dog.
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Film 2 Editing

Film 2 in a series of three online tutorials to guide you through making a film on your phone.  Let Lauren, Monday and Shola take you through the steps with the help of professional, student and first time film makers who pass on their Editing tips to make your life on film, using what you have at home…and your imagination.  Thanks to our Film 2 contributors and volunteers: Ben, Chloe, Hilary, John, Kate, Lauren F, Natalia and Vera from the Last Frame Film Festival.

Film 3 Style & Content

Film 3 in a series of three online tutorials to guide you through making a film on your phone. Let Lauren, Monday and Shola take you through the steps of putting a film together with the help of professional, student and first time film makers. Aimed at first time film makers or those with more experience, our industry contributors pass on their smartphone tips to make your life on film, using what you have at home…and your imagination. Filmed on zoom during lockdown.Thanks to our Film 3 contributors and volunteers: Chloe, Georgia, Linsey, Hannan and Richard.

Workshops – August 2020

Workshop 1 – Looking Out – Tuesday 18th August at 3.30pm (30 mins)
Smartphone Life on Film Workshop 1: Shola welcomes our contributors to talk about how to make your first film by looking out at the world.  Here is a 10 minute highlights film of the zoom session with Chanise Evans, BBC Young Reporter and Kate Hempel from The Digital Story Company.

Workshop 2 – Looking In – Tuesday 25th August at 3.30pm (30 mins)
Smartphone Life on Film Workshop 2 – Shola brings inspiration from film makers who have looked to their family stories for film subjects.

Workshop 3 –  Screening  Tuesday 22nd September 2020 at 3.30pm (30mins)
Smartphone Life on Film Workshop 3 – Monday, Lauren, Chloe and Shola show you highlights of the films we have made during lockdown.