Category Archives: Destination Bicester

A quick colour enhancement with Sony Vegas of a blown out sky

A quick walk to the local river in between the heavy down pours of rain to see a fast running river and dull over cast sky. A short 45 second film to document the levels of the water – but … Continue reading

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Destination Bicester – a historic day for Bicester

Historic events are happening all around us every day and they feel so close via the Internet and the vast quantity of television channels. So when a major local event occurs it may seem easier to watch it on the … Continue reading

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May mayhem of short films and it is not over yet……..

A busy April filming has led to a busy May! 9 short films edited and uploaded to YouTube with 3 films in the editing process plus a family holiday to come. It has got to be my most varied month … Continue reading

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Destination Bicester (an interview with Councillor James Porter)

One of the reasons I started this blog was to document my process to make a documentary film about Bicester. I soon realised that making a documentary needed lots of planning and a theme to keep it exciting. After I … Continue reading

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Interview complete

Mostly went to plan. Set up 3 cameras, 3 microphones and 2 light boxes; 30 minutes of questioning and lots of good quotes. Still unsure of how to use the footage but the main camera has come out very well … Continue reading

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First ever interview – don’t panic

As part of my rethink on my Destination Bicester film I contacted Bicester Town council for permission to interview Bicester residents in Sheep Street and someone from the Council. Well I have an interview with a town councillor this week. … Continue reading

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Change of tack

After reviewing my footage of the town development so far it fails in the following ways: 1) images are not as steady as I thought – some shots are OK – should have used a tripod 2) not much is … Continue reading

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