21 Feb '11, 3am

#LimWuiLiang shares the challenges of producing #Budget 2011 in #Lego. #Multimedia #Singapore #Photography

#LimWuiLiang shares the challenges of producing #Budget 2011 in #Lego. #Multimedia #Singapore #Photography

On Budget day, we waited anxiously for the copy of the speech that would be given to the press. A blurb for our video in the papers had already been confirmed for the next day. When we obtained a list of the key measures, it was 3 p.m. We knew it would be impossible to include all the measures in the video. So, we selected only the ones that we felt affected the most people, and rewrote them in simple and concise phrases. Then, we storyboarded. We grouped the phrases according to topic and arranged them so that they made for smooth transitions between scenes. Next, we sketched out how the Lego figures would appear, move and change, for all the scenes. The change can either be literal or metaphorical. Most importantly, it must show cause-and-effect. After a few slices of pizza with Redbull, we began shooting at 8 p.m. Xiaobin wrote the text in little slips of paper which sh...

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