Video Production 1A, 2A, and 3A

Resources
1.  Course Syllabus
2.  Class Procedures and Standards of Conduct
3.  Broadcast Standards
4.  History of the Motion Picture
5.  The Door Scene - Step One
6.  Quiz 1
7.  Film Critique - "Star Wars - A New Hope"
8.  Storyboard Glossary of Common Film Shots
9.  The Door Scene - Step Two
10. Preparing to Shoot with the Camcorder
11. The Adobe Premeire Workspace
12. Film Critique - The Wizard of Oz
13. Quiz 2
14. The Door Scene - Step Four
15. Titles and Transitions
16. Project 1 - Score Report
17. Project 2 - Character Counts PSA
18. Script Formatting Guide
19. Quiz 3
20. Individual PSA Script
21. A Day with no Techology
22. Project 2 Score Report
22. Project 3 - The Chase
23. Pictorial Continuity
24. Quiz 4 - Continuity
Free Screenwriting,
Storyboarding
and Film Production Software
Mr. Adolfo's Techonology Classes
email me
Links to Royalty Free Music
at LA City College
Visual and Performing Arts School at the Legacy HSC
5225 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
Part of the Los Angeles Unified School District
Tues., August 14, 2018

Introduction

Signing of Programs Cards

Course Syllabus - 1A
Course Syllabus - 2A
Course Syllabus - 3A

What I did on my Summer Vacation


Wed., August 15, 2018

Dispatch:  With those at your table, come up with one rule that you think we should have.  Be ready to share it with the class.

Movie - "Back To School Rules and Regulations"

Classroom Procedures and Standards of Conduct

Scavenger Hunt Ice Breaker

Standard(s):  All

Thur., August 16, 2018

PERIOD 1 ONLY

Seating Chart

Dispatch:  My Favorites

Multiple Intelligences Inventory

Movie - 10 Tragic Movie Set Disasters

Safety on the Set

Student Safety Presentations

Standard(s):  All 


Fri., August 17, 2018

PERIODS 4 ONLY

Seating Chart

Dispatch:  My Favorites

Movie - 10 Tragic Movie Set Disasters

Safety on the Set

Student Safety Presentations

PERIODS 6 ONLY

Seating Chart

Dispatch:  My Favorites

Movie - 10 Tragic Movie Set Disasters

Safety on the Set

Student Safety Presentations

Research Student Film Festivals
California Film Festivals and Contests

Standard(s):  All 


Mon., August 13, 2018

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!!!!

Tues., August 21, 2018

PERIOD 1 ONLY

Dispatch:  What is a shot?

Watch the movie, "Lenses, Composition & Camera Angles - Film/Photo Tutorial"

Storyboard Glossary of Common Film Shots

Project 1 - Film Shots and Composition

Finish Safety Presentations

Standard(s): AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.


Wed., August 22, 2018

PERIOD 4 ONLY

Dispatch:  What is a shot?

Watch the movie, "Lenses, Composition & Camera Angles - Film/Photo Tutorial"

Storyboard Glossary of Common Film Shots

Project 1 - Film Shots and Composition

Finish Safety Presentations

Standard(s): AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.


PERIOD 6 ONLY

Group Names

Dispatch:  What are Special Effects?

Research Student Film Festivals
California Film Festivals and Contests

Standard(s):  All

Thur., August 23, 2018

PERIOD 1 ONLY

Dispatch:  Group Names (your production company)

Chapter 1 Power PointsUse PowerPoint orGoogle Slides to create a Presentation using theterms your group was assigned.

Upload your presentationto Schoology

Standard(s):  All 


Fri., August 24, 2018

PERIOD 4 ONLY

Dispatch:  Group Names (your production company)

Chapter 1 Power PointsUse PowerPoint orGoogle Slides to create a Presentation using theterms your group was assigned.

Upload your presentationto Schoology

Standard(s):  All 

PERIOD 6 ONLY

Dispatch:  Watch the short movies, "Get Your Film ACCEPTED Into Film Festivals!" and "How to Get into a Film Festival!"

Research Student Film Festivals
California Film Festivals and Contests
Withoutabox
Film Freeway

Standard(s):  All



Mon., August 20, 2018

Dispatch:  What is filmmaking?  What do you know about Filmmaking?  What would you like to know about Filmmaking?

Movie - "Google Policy Center"

Read through the Broadcast Standards.  Put any questions your group has on the post-it notes.

Standard(s):  All 

Tues., August 28, 2018

PERIODs 1, 4, and 6

Dispatch:  Write a story where you discover a secret doorway in your home! What do you do next in that situation. Is it a tunnel lead to another world? Does it lead to an underground bunker? Use your imagination and have fun spinning an adventurous tale.

Stories should be at least three paragraphs long and you should use complete sentences only.

Do the story on a sheet of paper.  It must be turned in at the end of class.  Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  CTE AME Standard A8.5 Differentiate writing processes, formats, and conventions used for various media. 

Wed., August 29, 2018

PERIODs 4 and 6

Dispatch:  Read the Handout on Copyright.  In your notebook, answer these questions:
1.  What is not protected by copyright law?
2.  What is a "Fair Use?"

Movie - A Fair(y) Use Tale

Notes 2 - Copyright and Fair Use

"Fair Use" Case Studies -
Read the case study.  With your group, create a short presentation about whether or not you think the case is a fair use or not.

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Thur., August 30, 2018

PERIOD 1 ONLY

Dispatch:  Read the Handout on Copyright.  In your notebook, answer these questions:
1.  What is not protected by copyright law?
2.  What is a "Fair Use?"

Movie - A Fair(y) Use Tale

Notes 2 - Copyright and Fair Use

"Fair Use" Case Studies -
Read the case study.  With your group, create a short presentation about whether or not you think the case is a fair use or not.

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Fri., August 31, 2018

NO SCHOOL!

ADMISSIONS DAY
Mon., August 27, 2018

PERIODs 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Finish Chapter 1 Power Points
Use PowerPoint or Google Slides to create a Presentation using the terms your group was assigned.
Presentation Rubric

Upload your presentationto Schoology (How to upload assignments in Schoology)

Standard(s):  All 

PERIOD 6 ONLY

Group Names

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "Discovering the Arts - Careers On Stage and On Air"

Standard(s):  All
Tues., Sept. 4, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Finish Case Studies

Project 1 Examples

Film Badges

Review for the Quiz

Standard(s):  CTE AME Standard A8.5 Differentiate writing processes, formats, and conventions used for various media. 

Wed., Sept. 5, 2018

PERIOD 4 only

Dispatch:  Finish Case Studies

Project 1 Examples

Film Badges

Review for the Quiz

Standard(s):  CTE AME Standard A8.5 Differentiate writing processes, formats, and conventions used for various media. 

PERIOD 6 only

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, “FILM NOIR How to get the Classic Black & White Style
Then answer these questions:
1.  What is Film Noir and how is it done?
2.  What effect does it have on the audience?

Watch the first 10 minutes of the movie “Key Largo,”  then answer the question, “Why do people consider Key Largo a film noir movie?”

Watch the movie, "Defining Film Noir"

WebQuest: Complete the Film Noir Worksheet
Using the internet and work together with your group members.
WebQuest Rubric

Film Festivals

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Thur., Sept. 6, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Practice with Equipment

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018

PERIOD 4 only

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

PERIOD 6 only

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standards(s): 

CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018

NO SCHOOL!!!!

Labor Day
Tues., Sept. 11, 2018

PERIOD 1

Which photo do you like better and why?
Picture 1 A or B?
Picture 2 A or B?

Watch the series of pictures.  Which one do you like better? 
Picture 3 A or B?
Picture 4 A or B?
Picture 5 A or B?
Picture 6 A or B?
Now for each picture, analyze to determine why the majority of people picked that picture.
Now repeat the process with these three pictures:
Picture 7 A or B?
Picture 8 A or B?
Picture 9 A or B?

Notes 3 - Shot Composition

Short Movie - "Filmmaking Tutorial: Head room, lead room & Framing"

Review Production Schedule

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.

Wed., Sept. 12, 2018

PERIOD 4 only

Which photo do you like better and why?
Picture 1 A or B?
Picture 2 A or B?

Watch the series of pictures.  Which one do you like better? 
Picture 3 A or B?
Picture 4 A or B?
Picture 5 A or B?
Picture 6 A or B?
Now for each picture, analyze to determine why the majority of people picked that picture.
Now repeat the process with these three pictures:
Picture 7 A or B?
Picture 8 A or B?
Picture 9 A or B?

Notes 3 - Shot Composition

Short Movie - "Filmmaking Tutorial: Head room, lead room & Framing"

Review Production Schedule

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.

PERIOD 6 only

Dispatch:  Look at your Film Festival Forms.  Discuss them with your group and select one you will pitch to the class.

Research Student Film Festivals
California Film Festivals and Contests
Withoutabox
Film Freeway

Work on preparing project pitches (Click for a form to guide your pitch)


Go over Film Noir Worksheets

Begin writing scripts for your film noir movie.

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Thur., Sept. 13, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Watch the series of short movies (click here to view).  What do you notice about these films? Do they have anything in common?  How are they different? 

Notes 2 - History of Film

Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze, Jan. 7, 1894  

Practice with Equipment

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018

PERIOD 4 only

Dispatch:  Watch the series of short movies (click here to view).  What do you notice about these films? Do they have anything in common?  How are they different? 

Notes 2 - History of Film

Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze, Jan. 7, 1894  

Practice with Equipment

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

PERIOD 6 only

Dispatch:  Watch, "How to Pitch a Project."  Write down three things you learned from the movie.

Pick a film festival to submit a project for.  Start preparing your pitch for your film festival movie

If your pitch is ready, you can pitch today and then start working on a script and storyboards for your movie.

Standards(s): 
CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018

NO SCHOOL!

Rosh Hashanah
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:   Watch the "Lumiere Brothers Movies"

In your notebook, compare the Edison Films to the Lumière Brothers films.  How are they similar?  How are they different.

Revised Project 1 Description

Camera Logs

Practice with Cameras

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  none

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Wed, Sept. 19, 2018

NO SCHOOL!

Yom Kippur
Thu, Sept. 20, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Camera Logs

Some groups will shoot. 

Other will work on the Chapter 1 Terms Power Point (Instructions for uploading to Schoology)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Camera Logs

Some groups will shoot. 

Other will work on the Chapter 1 Terms Power Point (Instructions for uploading to Schoology)

When finished with the PowerPoint, begin working on editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "Defining Film Noir"

Project 2 - Film Noir Project

Go over Film Noir Worksheet.

Work on Production for Projects 1 and 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "The Lumiere Brothers Crash Course Film History #3"

Continue Notes 2 - History of Film

Lumiere Brothers Movies

In your notebook, compare the Edison Films to the Lumière Brothers films.  How are they similar?  How are they different.

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Finalize your project pitch

Project Pitch

Work on Scripts and Storyboards

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Sept. 25, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Project Files and Certification forms

Some groups will shoot. 

Other will work on the Chapter 1 Terms Power Point (Instructions for uploading to Schoology)

When finished with the PowerPoint, begin working on editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Wed, Sept. 26, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Project Files and Certification forms

Some groups will shoot. 

Other will work on the Chapter 1 Terms Power Point (Instructions for uploading to Schoology)

When finished with the PowerPoint, begin working on editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "How to GROW Stories Organically -- (FAST Story Development, Part 2)"

Project Files and Certification forms.

Continue working on Scripts and Storyboards

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Thu, Sept. 27, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Project Files and Certification forms

Some groups will shoot. 

When finished with the PowerPoint, begin working on editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Project Files and Certification forms

Some groups will shoot. 

When finished with the PowerPoint, begin working on editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  The SECRET to RAPID Story Development -- (FAST Story Development, Part 3)

Work on Pre-Production for Projects 1 and 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "A Trip to the Moon - Viaje a la Luna - Le Voyage dans la lune - Georges Méliès 1902

Compare and contrast this movie with the movies from Edison and the Lumiere Brothers.  Write your observations in your notebook.  Share your responses with your group.

Notes 3 - History of Film

Watch the Movie, "The Great Train Robbery."

With your group, compare and contrast this movie with "A Trip to the Moon."  Write your observations in your notebook. 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Watch, "The HIDDEN Story Dynamic -- (FAST Story Development, Part 1)"

Continue working on Scripts and Storyboards

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Oct. 2, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Compare and contrast the movies of the Lumiere Brothers with the movies of Edison.  How are they alike?  How are they different?

Editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)

Instructions for Exporting an mp4

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Wed, Oct. 3, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Compare and contrast the movies of the Lumiere Brothers with the movies of Edison.  How are they alike?  How are they different?

Editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)

Instructions for Exporting an mp4

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  What are five common characteristics of Film Noir Movies?

STN Challenge Registration

Production Schedule

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Thu, Oct. 4, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Quizzes and Notebooks

Work on Projects

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Present Chapter 1 Terms Power Point (Instructions for uploading to Schoology)

When finished with the PowerPoint, begin working on editing your Project 1 Movie.
(Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premiere)
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Quizzes and Notebooks

Work on Projects

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Quizzes and Notebooks

Work on Projects

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "The Great Train Robbery."

With your group, compare and contrast this movie with "A Trip to the Moon."  Write your observations in your notebook. 

Production Schedule

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Watch, "Why SPEED is the Key to Success -- (FAST Story Development, Part 4))"

Continue working on Scripts and Storyboards

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Oct. 9, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  What do you think the term "Film Continuity" means?  After everyone has written their answers in their notebooks, the share your answer with the rest of your group.  Modify your answer if necessary.

Short Movies on Pictorial Continuity

Notes 4 - Editing: The Illusion of Continuity

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Wed, Oct. 10, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  ispatch:  What do you think the term "Film Continuity" means?  After everyone has written their answers in their notebooks, the share your answer with the rest of your group.  Modify your answer if necessary.

Short Movies on Pictorial Continuity

Notes 4 - Editing: The Illusion of Continuity

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Continue working on scripts and storyboards.

STN Challenge Registration

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Thu, Oct. 11, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Watch the short film.  Evaluate the film for continuity.  Consider it's use of the 180 degree rule, action matching, and screen direction.

Present Chapter 1 Terms Power Point (Instructions for uploading to Schoology)

Grade Project 1

Instructions for Exporting an mp4

Instructions for uploading to Schoology

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


Fri., Oct. 12, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Watch the short film.  Evaluate the film for continuity.  Consider it's use of the 180 degree rule, action matching, and screen direction.

Present Chapter 1 Terms Power Point (Instructions for uploading to Schoology)

Grade Project 1

Instructions for Exporting an mp4

Instructions for uploading to Schoology

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Continue working on scripts and storyboards.

STN Challenge Registration

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Write a story about a group of kids who are writing and filming their own horror film.

Stories should be at least three paragraphs long and you should use complete sentences only.

Do the story on a sheet of paper.  It must be turned in at the end of class.  Click here for the rubric.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Continue working on scripts and storyboards.

Standard(s):  CTE AME Standard A8.5 Differentiate writing processes, formats, and conventions used for various media.  

Tue., Oct. 16, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  What do you need to do to finish Project 1?  If already finished, what can you do to help others finish?

Grade Project 1

Instructions for Exporting an mp4

Instructions for uploading to Schoology

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Wed, Oct. 17, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  What do you need to do to finish Project 1?  If already finished, what can you do to help others finish?

Grade Project 1

Instructions for Exporting an mp4

Instructions for uploading to Schoology

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  What is a DSLR?  How does it work? 

Movie, "DSLR Camera Basics Tutorial: Shutter Speed / Aperture / ISO"

Movie, "How to Achieve a Cinematic Film Look on a DSLR

Notes 2 - Aperture, Exposureand Depth of Field

Practice with Cameras

Continue working on scripts and storyboards.

Production Schedule

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Thu, Oct. 18, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Watch the example of "Project 2 - The Chase"  How would you assess the continuity of this movie?

Project 2 - The Chase

Movies on Storyboarding

Work on Storyboards

Storyboard Rubric

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


Fri., Oct. 19, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Watch the example of "Project 2 - The Chase"  How would you assess the continuity of this movie?

Project 2 - The Chase

Movies on Storyboarding

Work on Storyboards

Storyboard Rubric

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  STN Challenge Prompt

Begin planning and possibly shooting your movie.

Short Film Prop

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Grade Project 1

Instructions for Exporting an mp4

Instructions for uploading to Schoology

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Continue working on scripts and storyboards.

Production Schedule

Standard(s):  CTE AME Standard C4.1 Know the main elements and functional responsibilities involved in the production and
presentation of the performing, visual, and media arts.

Tue., Oct.23, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Watch examples of “The Chase?”

Work on Storyboards
(due at the end of class)

Storyboard Rubric

Review for Quiz
(Period 1 Power Points)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


Wed, Oct. 24, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Watch examples of “The Chase?”

Work on Storyboards
(due at the end of class)

Storyboard Rubric

Review for Quiz
(Period 4 Power Points)

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Work on the  STN Challenge Project

STN Challenge due at the end of class today

Short Film Prop

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Thu, Oct.25, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn-in Quiz and Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Fri., Oct.26, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn-in Quiz and Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn-in Quiz and Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Oct.22, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Work on Storyboards

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Begin filmming your STN Challenge Project

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Oct.30, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Watch "The Chase" examples from College Students.

Work with your group to come up with one storyboard that your group will pitch to the class.

Pitch Template

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


Wed, Oct. 31, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Watch "The Chase" examples from College Students.

Work with your group to come up with one storyboard that your group will pitch to the class.

Pitch Template

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  What do you know about lenses?

Movie, "Camera Lenses Explained for Beginners"

Notes 3 - Lenses

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Thu, Nov.1, 2018

PERIOD 1

Dispatch:  Movie, "How to Pitch a Project."  While watching the movie, write down three important things you should do for a project pitch.

Finalize your project pitch

Project Pitches

Finalize Storyboards

Schedule Groups to shoot 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Fri., Nov.2, 2018

PERIOD 4

Dispatch:  Movie, "How to Pitch a Project."  While watching the movie, write down three important things you should do for a project pitch.

Finalize your project pitch

Project Pitches

Finalize Storyboards

Schedule Groups to shoot 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Movie, "Setting Up The Canon 5D For Shooting Video"

Start filming your Film Festival Projects

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Oct.29, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Write a story about a group of kids who are writing and filming their own horror film.

Stories should be at least three paragraphs long and you should use complete sentences only.

Do the story on a sheet of paper.  It must be turned in at the end of class.  Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Finalize scripts and storyboards for your Film Festival Project

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Nov. 6, 2018

PERIOD 1

Some groups will begin shooting Project 2

Dispatch:  Project 1 Showcase

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


Wed, Nov. 7, 2018

PERIOD 4

Some groups will begin shooting Project 2

Dispatch:  Project 1 Showcase

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch: 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Thu, Nov.8, 2018

PERIOD 1

Some groups will begin shooting Project 2

Dispatch:  Project 1 Showcase

Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premeire Pro CS6

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Fri., Nov.9, 2018

PERIOD 4

Some groups will begin shooting Project 2

Dispatch:  Project 1 Showcase

Instructions for Creating a Project in Adobe Premeire Pro CS6

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch: 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018

PERIODS 1 and 4

Dispatch:  Watch the first ten minutes of D.W Griffith's "Birth of a Nation (1915)
Then, in your notebook, compare and contrast this movie with "A Trip to the Moon" and "The Great Train Robbery?"

Notes 7 - History of Film

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

PERIOD 6

Dispatch:  Begin filmming your Film Festival Project

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.