Location Recce Number 1: The Abbey, St Albans
This is the abbey in St Albans. The reason I shall usethis in my product is because it fits the conventionsof a dark comedy, with my particular piece about acharacter seeking redemption following committinga murder.
I think this place is suitable
because it isa place where people go to be forgiven and cleansed of their sins, something the character wishes to do.Sound:Possible sound includes the sound of civilians walking around, talking and engaging in conversation.However, because filming will take place at night, the sound shall be minor, allowing better filming.Echoes within the church will also be heard, but this can be used to show the unstable state of mind of the antagonist, the uncertainty he now feels in his life.The howl of the wind will probably be heard due to the time of the year, yet this can add moreintensity to the opening scene.Health and Safety:Due to the fact filming shall be taking place at night, it is extremely important to be extra safe,cautious, and to be in company with others.In the dark, I will have to bring an item of lighting in which to see where I am going, despite thesetting itself providing light in which I shall be filming in.I shall have to make sure not to bump into any civilians when going about my filming. In order to prevent this I shall cautiously walk around them to avoid them, and use cones to seal off any designated filming areas. Any trip hazards shall be identified, and if possible, removed from the scene. This is the same withlitter. If the hazard cannot be removed, I will move accordingly to prevent damaging myself or theequipment.Similarly, any dangerous natural hazards should again be identified, if something may fall fromabove. These shall be dealt with by avoiding them.The camera shall be protected from any water. If necessary, waterproof appliances shall be wrapped around the equipment, making sure not to protect the lens so filming can proceed.When filming, we must wear suitable outdoor footwear to prevent injury.It would be foolish to eat or drink. Litter may be accidentally dropped, and would distract us from filming. Our full attentions have to be focused on filming.