Challenge: Montage Exercise - 2022
Edit Exercise : Requirement for 2022 – Create a Montage
From the Studio Binder website:
“A montage is a series of separate images, moving or still, that are edited together to create a continuous sequence. Montages enable filmmakers to communicate a large amount of information to an audience over a shorter span
of time by juxtaposing different shots, compressing time through editing, or intertwining multiple storylines of a
It should be clear that this is not just a sequence of pictures, but something which communicates an idea or a (part of a) story. It might be something which condenses a lengthy training programme, tells us about the early life of a protagonist, tells us something about a relationship or just develops an idea.
And The Beat Goes On – Alan Butcher
A nostalgic look back at Alan’s drumming career from playing with the local Guildford band, the Phantom Four in the 1960s through to a reunion gig in 2003. Alan continues to play drums live today.
Requiem for Concorde – Gillian Gatland
A magical and nostalgic film to watch.
All the Fun of the Fair – Gillian Gatland
A short film made by Gillian when she visited Carters Steam Fair. She took some superb shots and captured the colourful and exciting atmosphere of the fairground really well.
Vegas Montage – Gillian Gatland
This film was put together with found footage and film Gillian had taken herself whilst on holiday. Gillian shoots a lot of excellent holiday films, which are always
enjoyed by the club
Our Love is Changing – Gordon Sutton
Gordon used the film of his son’s wedding in 2014 and made a much shorter montage version showing clips of musician Sam Semple who wrote and performed a song especially for the newly married couple.
Playing Dumb – Jim Reed
This film had a more serious side to it and covered the subject of child sex abuse investigations. Jim used a Tom Petty song to
accompany this film.
A Day at the Races – Gillian Gatland
Captures the excitement of the races and all of the associated glamour and enjoyment of the day out.
Anthem – Jim Reed
A montage inspired by the use of Leonard Cohen’s poignant song “Anthem” and illustrated using some beautiful aerial footage from John Downer Productions.
A powerful montage covering the war in Iraq. The film’s creator Jim Reed, set the film to the music of Muse, and this complimented the storyline and editing very well.
Take a Bow – Jim Reed
This film covered every aspect of
dancing and illustrated how it can become a form of keep fit, socialising, fun and romance