starting point of any movie - bright and juicy idea, which will be the basis of the film.The idea is based on the problem, social or psychological, and concentrate the ideas, its main spokesman - the protagonist.The moment when the creator of the film describes in two lines the idea of a short film, and is considered the beginning of the work.For example, the legendary short film «Signs» («Signs"), which brought on Youtube more than a million spectators, is the story of a lonely guy who met the love of his life, exchanging messages with a girl from a neighboring office.Visual feature of this short film that wrote love messages (emoticons and characters) on sheets of paper.The creators describe the idea of his film is even shorter: «A simple short film about communication» (Just a short story about communication).
Then the idea of the film turns into a synopsis - a coherent text, the description of the plot on half a page.Then the creators write poepizodny plan - a clear sequence of actions, scenes and events.Then, write dialogue, they should be bright, as close to natural speech and reflect the personality of the character.In order to avoid having to take the time to explain what is happening, novice writers can use two methods: a journey and a celebration (wedding, birthday, any other holiday).It is important to find the actors, props and lokeyshn - scene.Sometimes it is necessary to pay for them, and sometimes people agree to help an acquaintance or for fun.
With regard to technical and stylistic aspects of filming, there are no rules.The camera can be "seamlessly" follow the hero, it can be attached to his head, and then all that happens is subjective actor or even his dog.Hero can be removed from the twenty points at the same time (provided that the crew has a brilliant editor).The creators have complete freedom of action.And this is one of the main characteristics of short films.
When the film is shot and edited, it is necessary to release a great life, show followers.For this suschesvuet themed community of fans of short films or special competitions, which invited professionals and amateurs.For example, a popular resource http://forum.screenwriter.ru/ holds competitions of short films on the forum you can learn a lot and ask for advice from professionals.Site http://filmshort.ru/ entirely devoted to short films.Anyone can read the news, trends, information on festivals, competitions and creative laboratories.The most enthusiastic film fans can even receive a free website to place their masterpieces.
In most short films events unfold in real time, so the action should be concentrated and high dynamics sweep events.
considered a short film that does not exceed 30 minutes.But on average, short film lasts 10-12 minutes.Comedy films are stacked in three minutes.
- short film "Signs"