TV/Film 1

Last updated on 6/6/13

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

August-

September

  • Stages of video production (pre-production, production, post-production)
  • Non-linear editing systems
  • Video camera operation
  • Shot selection and composition
  • Camera movement
  • Title safe area and title screen composition
  • Pre-production planning
  • Understanding different video formats
  • Creating title screens
  • Adding an audio track
  • Video grading rubric
  • Progress Check list
  • Written test
  • Studio production
  • Journals

October

  • Public Service Announcements
  • Audience and appropriate tone
  • A/V Scripts
  • Animated title screens
  • Creating high concept ideas
  • Create an audio track with garage band and importing to timeline
  • Pitching ideas
  • Video Grading rubric
  • Progress checklist
  • Oral presentation checklist
  • Quiz
  • Group peer evaluation
  • Journals

November

  • Narrative Film
  • 3 Act Structure
  • Screenplay format
  • Storyboards
  • 180 degree rule
  • rack focus
  • Writing a screenplay
  • Headroom, leadroom, noseroom, psychological closure
  • Drawing a clear storyboard
  • Video Production checklist
  • Skill demonstration checklist
  • Screenplay rubric
  • Storyboard Rubric
  • Group peer evaluation
  • Journals

December

  • Audio, mics and pickup patterns
  • Audio and video cables
  • Copyright laws
  • Ambient, NATS
  • Foley audio
  • Using copyright free audio tracks
  • Written test
  • Progress checklist
  • Skill demonstration checklist
  • Journals

January

  • Music Video
  • Michel Gondry
  • Video filters
  • Lip syncing video with music
  • Applying video filters
  • Cut-to-the-beat editing
  • Written test
  • Progress checklist

         Skill demonstration checklist

February

  • Chroma-key (green/blue screen)
  • Stock footage
  • Shooting on a green screen
  • Finding stock footage and importing in timeline
  • Progress checklist
  • Skill demonstration checklist
  • Journals

March

  • Lighting
  • Interviewing
  • Documentary or News Package
  • Setting up 3 Point lighting
  • Silhouette lighting
  • Conducting an interview with open ended questions
  • Planning to shoot a Documentary
  • Written test
  • Progress checklist
  • Skill demonstration checklist
  • Journals

April

  • Writing a script for documentary
  • A roll and B roll footage
  • Voice Over (V/O)
  • Thesis statement
  • Shooting artistic B roll footage
  • Creating a voice over (V/O)
  • Written test
  • Progress checklist
  • Skill demonstration checklist
  • Journals

May-June

  • DVD creation/export formats
  • Marketing/screening work
  • CTE Test
  • Creating a DVD of videos
  • Exporting videos in a variety of formats. Selecting the right one.
  • Screening work at film festivals.
  • Test review
  • Written online test
  • Progress checklist
  • Skill demonstration checklist