Question by Raja Riaz: How to execute this concept through a silent short film?
It’s about a person coming out of a building labelled ‘School of Dead”. I want to show that person going to different places and look at things which are supposed to be very loud, but he cant hear because he is deaf.
The idea is to showcase how differently deaf people experience things, that we experience daily without noticing how different they would be if they were silent.
I am new to film making so please tell me the proper treatment on how to go about shooting it. Various shots, locations, camera angles etc.
Answer by dragon
if you want the viewer to experience what it’s like to be deaf, do a short visual introduction of the character, then film from this person’s point of view (the camera is the person, the person is not to be seen anymore). film someone asking directions, second time louder (gestures, mouth wide open, angry face?). and a music store with people outside dancing. might be nice if you could have a polica car with siren and gun shots that everyone responds to (running), confusing your subject. puzzling face might be the last shot. good luck!
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