Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Additional Workshop Time

Workshop time for the film continues!  The final version of the film is due on the last day of class.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Brainstorming

Agenda:

  • Finalize ideas for project
  • Begin storyboard

Homework:
  • Pacing deadline: storyboard complete by Friday

Friday, May 19, 2017

Practice Filming

Agenda:

  • Practice film shots
  • Choose story to adapt

Homework:
  • Finalize filming plans

Storyboarding Continued

Agenda:

  • Storyboarding review
  • Storyboarding comparison with "Lamb to the Slaughter"
  • Complete comparison journal on forum

Homework:
  • Finish journal
  • Think about topic of film

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Storyboarding

Agenda:

  • Overview
  • Practice for exposition of "Lamb to the Slaughter"

Homework:
  • Finish exposition storyboard
  • Start thinking about what your film will be on

Monday, May 15, 2017

Cumulative Film Analyses

Agenda:

  • Review cumulative analyses
  • Othello papers

Homework:
  • Paper revisions due Friday
  • Read Dahl's "Lamb to the Slaughter" for Wednesday

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Film: Lighting

Agenda:

  • Review viewing journals
  • Notes on lighting w/ sample music videos
  • Viewing: "Finite"
Homework:
  • Lighting Viewing Journal

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Film: Transitions

Agenda:

  • Viewing journals on angles
  • Viewing: "10 Minutes" for camera movement
  • Notes on camera movements

Homework:
  • Viewing Journal #3 (camera movement, please include a thesis statement)

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Film: Angle Review and Camera Movement

Agenda:

  • Shot type journal review
  • Review angle notes
  • Viewing "Snap"
  • Notes on camera movements
Homework:
  • Film journal on choice of film and how it uses angles to achieve meaning

Friday, May 5, 2017

Film: Shots and Angles

Agenda:

  • Review of "The Lunch Date"
  • Shots and Framing notes
  • Viewing and Journal on "The Story of a Sign"
  • Angles Notes
Homework:
  • Complete a viewing journal for a video of your choice.  Post the video to the forums to share...please plan to share no more than a three-minute segment

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Film Intro

Agenda:

  • Journal: What went well?  What hasn't gone well?
  • Journal: What can we apply from reading to a critical evaluation of film?  What new skills do we need?
  • Viewing: "The Lunch Date":  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epuTZigxUY8
Homework:
  • Using your viewing journal, write a thematic statement for the lunch date.  Back it up with choices the producer and director made to create the film.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

AP Review

Agenda:

  • Review bildungsroman posts
  • Copy and complete review sheets

Homework:
  • Study for test--review character names, titles, authors, etc.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Bildungsroman (mod)

Agenda:

  • Defining bildungsroman
  • Comparison with hero's journey
  • Analysis in light of sections of JE
Homework:
  • Complete at least one book review tonight
  • Finish your section analysis as well