Please have your footage to me no later than Monday the 7th. The sooner the better, but any later than that and I'll be whiney about it.
If you could upload your files with the following naming convention, I'd be psyched. If not, I'll live.
For your individual shots (that's what those "S"s are, by the way), go with this:
[yourname].s[shot number].[take number]
So, the third take of Ewing's second shot would be "ewing.s2.3.mov." Might not be .mov, could be .avi or .mp4 or whatever. Hopefully you have three or more takes for each shot, so I have some wiggle room on picking a favorite. Obviously you can cull out ones you really hate, just try to give me at least three by the time you're done. Six takes wouldn't hurt my feelings, though.
Also, if you're so inclined, you can do your multiple-takes in one long video. Or two. Just call it "ewing.s2.1.mov" or "ewing.s2.2.mov" or whatever.
For your silent take, where you get ten seconds of "silence" in whatever your filming environment was, call it:
So, "ewing.silent.mov." For your "looking at the other three seats" shots, you can put them all in one video, just spend a few seconds looking at each seat, like I said in the PM. Call that:
Or, "ewing.reverse.mov." For your "looking out the window" stuff, you should have at least one, but it might be several, videos. Some of you might want to get a discrete shot that's JUST what's going on outside, or maybe a couple of those, etc.. Maybe it's just the one shot of you looking out the window. For these, number thus:
So everyone should have at least a "ewing.window.1.mov," and some of you might have 3 or 4 individual shots. I'll be able to sort out what I'm looking at, so go crazy if you want to, this is just to manage the giant mass of shots I'll eventually be working with.
For your end shots, getting out of the car and all that, the same as above. As many shots as you get, either multiple takes or shots that I'll need to use in sequence, number 'em up.
So, if you just have the one shot of you getting out of the car and looking around, that'll be "ewing.end.1.mov," but if you end up getting several takes, or doing several takes of several shots, just order them up sequentially.
I know when you look at the PM, or at this post, it's like "jesus, this is a lot of work," but I don't think it's actually too bad. I'm just being very detailed about everything, because this editing project is gonna be a mess under the best of circumstances. Every little bit of clarity helps.