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Brief: Mood Boards
Bill Buckhurst, the director of Othello, has decided to base this year's production during World War One. He and the creative team were interested in documentary evidence of the experience of black soldiers during this time. Why not think about what setting you would base Othello in, and have a go at creating your own moodboard? Like us, you can take inspiration from anywhere you choose.
To help you out, here are 5 top tips for designing a moodboard:
1. Use a variety of sources for your inspiration - it’s easy to get stuck with familiar and similar looks.
2. Carry a camera around and build your own library of images and inspiration to work from.
3. You don’t only have to use images - words can help you to visualise what you want to achieve.
4. You might gather a lot of material to use but remember to be selective about the choices you make - one well selected image can have the same impact as multiple images.
5. Be clear what your moodboard is about and know your brief - too loose an idea means it can get chaotic!
Now download the moodboard brief and from the Brief Assets. Once you are done, email your creations to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we may select it to feature on the site.