T Jan 15Discuss & Demo: Expectations; Strategies for Success; Group Communication; Studio & Equipment
Pop Quiz
R Jan 17Viewing Analytically: Batman Forever
Individual Assignment: Personal Introduction (1200p).
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
T Jan 22Discuss & Demo: Lighting Aesthetics
Discuss & Demo: 3- and 4-Point Lighting
R Jan 24Discuss & Demo: Lenses, Irises, & White Balance
T Jan 29Assignment: Submit a lighting plot from our 0124 studio class as a .pdf or .jpg via D2L (1200p).
In-Class Group Assignment: Studio Lighting (0200p)
R Jan 31Workshop: Location Lighting
T Feb 05Group Project: Location Lighting (0200p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation (0230p)
R Feb 07Discuss & Demo: Composition Aesthetics;
Scheduling & Storyboards
Group Assignment: Composition Pre-Production (0230p)
T Feb 12Workshop: Composition
R Feb 14Group Project: Composition Production (1230p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation
Discuss & Demo: Movement Aesthetics
Viewing Analytically: Raising Arizona
Pop Quiz
T Feb 19Group Assignment: Movement Pre-Production (1200p)
Discuss & Demo: Movement Technique
Improving Group Work: Sharing Schedules via Outlook
R Feb 21Workshop: Movement
T Feb 26Group Project: Movement Production (0215p)
R Feb 28Participation: Peer Evaluation
Participation: Scriptwriting - Conversation Transcript (1200p)
T Mar 05Spring Break
R Mar 07Spring Break
T Mar 12Group Assignment: Scriptwriting (1200p)
R Mar 14Group Assignment: Location Dialogue Pre-Production (1200p). 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
T Mar 19Workshop: Location Dialogue
R Mar 21Group Project: Location Dialogue Production (0100p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation
T Mar 26Discuss & Demo: Editing Aesthetics
R Mar 28Discuss & Demo: Editing Technique
Guided In-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 1 - Preparing to Edit (0230p)
F Mar 29Last Day to Withdraw
T Apr 02Out-of-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 2 - The Assembly Edit (1230p)
Guided In-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 3 - The Rough Cut (0230p)
R Apr 04Out-of-Class Individual Assignment: Phase 4 - Visual Lock (1230p)
T Apr 09Individual Project: Phase 5 - Dialogue & Music (1200p)
Final Exam:
Phase 1 - Pre-Production (1200p)
R Apr 11Workshop: Final Film
T Apr 16Final Exam: Phase 2 - Production (1200p)
R Apr 18Final Exam: Phase 3 - Post Production - Rough Cut (1200p)
T Apr 23Workshop: Final Film
R Apr 25Final Exam: Phase 4 - Distribution - Final Film (0230p)
T Apr 30Final Exam Review (1015a - 1215p)
R May 02Final Exam: Public Screening (0800p). A film isn't a film until it's shared with an audience. Your presence is required.
R May 02Final Exam: Assessment (1015a - 1215p)
Participation: Peer Evaluation