Video Making Resources for Students

Below is a collection of documents that should be referred to when making a video product. If you require support through your process, have creative or technical questions, just ask for help and we will help you ūüôā Video Making Schedule – A guide to the time required. Click HERE The Video Making Process Developing…

HKIS MS Legally Blonde Jr production

The Hong Kong International School‘s Middle School Tech-Know-Wise crew once again have provided outstanding technical design, set-up, operation and de-rig of our largest technical achievement for the 2015-2016 school year. The 8 member crew (below) supported the Middle School¬†drama department’s Legally Blonde Jr production. Directed by Drama teacher / director ¬†John Mulhall. Four afternoon performances…

Some lighting info

I’m presenting a few filming lighting tips to students from the Starlit Voice Drama School program.¬†In place of reinventing the wheel, or rather representing the wheel… I thought I’d aim to share some the great resources already out there on the dear old www.   Here’s a great video from a great blog, Through the…

5 shows done, 1 to go

The Starlit Voice production of the script ‘NORMAL‘ by Paul Wallis (UK) run at the Hong Kong Arts Centre, McAulay Studio¬†through¬†10th – 13th Dec, 2015 has been a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding¬†process to be involved with. Alongside Starlit Voice¬†director Vince Warren¬†I’ve been working with a small group of¬†technically focused students through multiple Saturday sessions at…

Final show – all good

The last show and all went well. All the set up and tuning turned out well. ¬†Funny how a shattered 2 KW Profile lens can make a great gobo:) ¬†innovative minds at work… ¬†Director John Mulhall thanks the student cast and crew for a job well done. ¬†I was given a nicely smelly gift too….

Adventures of Yoshi and the Tea Kettle – running well @ HKIS

The Tech-Know-Wise crew are now on their third of four performances and all is well. Adjustments / fine tuning has continued daily. Here’s hyper-cardioid microphone adjustments. ¬†The students set up a three camera live recording system to record the final two shows. ¬†¬†It amazes me again how focused the students are when doing such tasks….

Ready to run, almost…

Inputting the lighting cues with Hong Kong International School, Middle School drama production director, John Mulhall. A creative, time consuming and comforting process. ¬†The Tech Know Wise crew are working from the marked up script. Nearly ready to run. ¬†A few more light adjustments (always some more to do …) ¬†The basics area ready to…

Sound and lighting design for StarLit Voice production of ‘Nornal’

Working with the StarLit Voice Drama Group tech students. Developing lighting design and sound track sequences for upcoming production of a UK based script called ‘Nornal’ ¬†¬†Production will take place December 10 – 12 at the HK Arts centre. Great name : NORMAL. Director : Vince Warren.

Visual representation

A picture is worth a thousand words. I couldn’t agree more yet believe it’s likely an underestimation… I spend quite a bit of time in meetings, discussing educational ideal, process, requirements, next steps and frequently need to share associated findings outcomes with others. Being very aware that people¬†posses¬†very different¬†learning preferences hightens a belief that when…

PIXLR – hooray

I have to share how pleased we will be as for some time now we’ve been considering what to do about Adobe’s mass increase in price for it’s creative suites. It has put my¬†school HKIS in a position where we can not apply it’s tools to our courses as it’s become too expensive. We have…