A good film certainly has a good way of making and according to the rules. The process of making films is often referred to as filmmaking. Filmamaking involves several stages, including ideas, scripts, casting, shooting, editing, and screening before the film is released on a large scale.
The filmmaking process is carried out in many places around the world with various economic, social, political contexts, and uses systematic technology and techniques. basically the same way of making films with one another, the difference is the challenge to realize the step by step making.
Well, are you a movie lover and want to try making your own film? Come on, understand the basics of how to make the following film!
1. Determine Story Ideas
Make a story idea for your film. first determine the genre of film you want to make. Drama, horror, action, or other genres. Try to create story ideas that are not marketable. If after all you want to raise a story that is already common, pack it with a unique. In addition, try to determine the theme of the story that is familiar with the community because people usually like to film films that “this is my story.”
2. Determine the Target Audience
After determining the story ideas and themes. Decide also who this movie you want to be aimed at? Are children, teenagers, or adults? determining audience segmentation will make it easier for us to create interesting story lines.
3. Making a Film Synopsis
Synopsis is a component that must be present in a film. All films require a synopsis, documentaries are no exception. Write a synopsis that is concise, concise, clear, right on target with a clear conflict, and ending that can surprise the audience.
4. Writing Scenarios
After making a brief synopsis, the next step is to write a scenario. You can write this scenario yourself or ask someone else (who is competent) to write it. Scenarios must be written in detail and detail. Where the scene will be taken (whether outside or inside the room), how the expressions and gestures of the players, as well as an explanation of where they will take pictures.
5. Preparing Technical Tools
Determine the story board (planning tool that illustrates the sequence of events in the form of a collection of images in a simple sketch), determine the location in accordance with the scenario. Prepare the crew, lights, camera, settings, property, costumes, make up team, etc.
6. Determine the Budget
After determining all the technical tools and players we want, then we must make a budget so that it does not exceed the budget that you have set. if the budget exceeds the budget maybe you can get around with “rent” whether it is renting costumes, property or equipment so that costs are not too inflated.
7. Filming and Editing
After the six components of preparation are ready and permission for filming has gone down, then you can start the shooting process according to the existing scenario. If the shooting process is finished, the next step is to edit the film based on the sequence of scenes in the scenario.
8. Review and Revision
After going through the editing stage does not mean the film is ready. It would be nice if you review the results of existing films and then revise if there are scenes that are bland and not in accordance with the scenario. You can remove the scene or replace it with a new one.
9. Create a Promotion
After all the manufacturing process is complete, it’s time you promote the film that you made with various media. Bus through the web, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, posters, trailers, and other media.
10. Insert in DVD
After the whole process of preparation, manufacture and revision is complete. You can put the film in a DVD to duplicate. Whether it’s for personal or promotional purposes.
After understanding the ten basic processes of making this film, it’s time you create your own film. Begin to practice writing the scenario first by reading the example scenario format. Want to learn to be a filmmaker? Interested in the world of film? IDS | International Design School provides Film Schools and Film Courses, you know! You can make your dreams come true into FilmMaker.