M Jan 14Discuss & Demo: Expectations; Strategies for Success; Group Communication; Studio & Equipment
Pop Quiz
W Jan 16Viewing Analytically: Batman Forever
Individual Assignment: Personal Introduction (0300p).
20 seconds exactly. Maximum of 10 words (spoken and/or written). Uploaded to Vimeo.
M Jan 21MLK Recess: No Class Meeting
T Jan 22Last Day to Drop-Add
W Jan 23Discuss & Demo: Lighting Aesthetics
M Jan 28Studio Demo: 3- and 4-Point Lighting
W Jan 30CLASS CANCELLED: too cold to learn
Individual Assignment: Submit a lighting plot from our 0128 studio class as a .pdf or .jpg via D2L (0200p).
Group Assignment: Scriptwriters should e-mail the professor with three story ideas for the lighting project (0500p).
M Feb 04Discuss & Demo: Lenses, Irises, & White Balance
In-Class Group Assignment: Studio Lighting (0500p)
W Feb 06Group Project: Location Lighting (0500p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation (0530p)
M Feb 11Discuss & Demo: Composition Aesthetics;
Scheduling & Storyboards
Group Assignment: Composition Pre-Production (0530p)
Pop Quiz
W Feb 13Workshop: Composition
M Feb 18Group Project: Composition Production (0330p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation
Discuss & Demo: Movement Aesthetics
W Feb 20Group Assignment: Movement Pre-Production (0300p)
Discuss & Demo: Movement Technique
M Feb 25Workshop: Movement
W Feb 27Group Project: Movement Production (0500p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation
M Mar 04Spring Break
W Mar 06Spring Break
M Mar 11Participation: Scriptwriting - Conversation Transcript (0300p)
W Mar 13Group Assignment: Scriptwriting (0300p)
M Mar 18Group Assignment: Location Dialogue Pre-Production (0300p). On behalf of your group, your Audio Project director will secure the professor's signature on a storyboard before shooting.
Discuss & Demo: Recording Location Dialogue
W Mar 20Workshop: Location Dialogue
M Mar 25Group Project: Location Dialogue Production (0400p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation
W Mar 27Discuss & Demo: Editing Aesthetics
F Mar 29Last Day to Withdraw
M Apr 01Discuss & Demo: Editing Technique
Guided In-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 1 - Preparing to Edit (0530p)
W Apr 03Out-of-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 2 - The Assembly Edit (0330p)
Guided In-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 3 - The Rough Cut (0530p)
M Apr 08Out-of-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 4 - Visual Lock (0330p)
W Apr 10Individual Project: Phase 5 - Dialogue & Music (1200p)
Final Exam: Phase 1 - Pre-Production (0300p)
M Apr 15Workshop: Final Film
W Apr 17Final Exam: Phase 2 - Production (0300p)
M Apr 22Final Exam: Phase 3 - Post Production - Rough Cut (0300p)
W Apr 24Workshop: Final Film
M Apr 29Final Exam Review
Final Exam: Phase 4 - Distribution - Final Film (0530p)
W May 01Final Exam: Assessment (0245 - 0445p)
R May 02Final Exam: Public Screening (0800p). A film isn't a film until it's shared with an audience. Your presence is required.
F May 03Final Exam: Assessment (0245 - 0445p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation