I have started production of the 9 films. After the first two, I uploaded the files onto my computer to edit the colours and trim the clips, and realised I may have to embrace the ‘crap aesthetic’…
A weakness in my tripod resulted in the films not quite lining up in the ‘unemployment’ scene. I therefore moved and rotated the clips until they lined up, but this left gaps around the sides of some. Putting another film behind resolved the issue, except you can see the joins in some places, as you can see below.
This may not be as much of an issue as I had thought as others have picked up on this appearing like a computer-related glitch, which does fit in with my theme. The quality of the videos is not impeccably clear but this doesn’t bother me, as online games don’t connate the most up to date technology anyway, so it again fits in with aesthetic. However it may benefit from increasing the exposure slightly.
Otherwise, production is progressing well, I have even got some bloopers from the language librarian asking about our plans and moving our props. I will be filming in the studio tomorrow so hopefully there will be some generous people around to be in the background- Gaenor from the admin staff is graciously taking part in the film tomorrow, so I will update this post with photos from the filming process.