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Schedule of Topics | Advanced Film | Trinity 301-01 | S17

Introductions

 

Jan. 24 (class #01)

Introductions
Syllabus/FAQ/Safety
Lecture: Copyright
Assignment: Get Portable Hard Drive, SD Card

Jan. 26 (class #02)

Reading Quiz 1: Syllabus & Copyright
Lab: Shoot a Scene Together in Class
Assignment: Read “Filmmaking Tips”

Project 1: Match a Scene

Jan. 31 (class #03)

Reading Quiz 2: Filmmaking Tips
Issue Equipment
Demonstration: Camera & Sound
Assignment: Lined Script/Breakdown for Project 1
Assignment: Shoot Project 1 (Match Scene)

Feb. 02 (class #04)

DUE: Lined Script/Breakdown for Project 1
Lecture: Basic Cinema Concepts
Assignment: Download Practice Footage

Feb. 07 (class #05)

DUE: Raw, Unedited Footage, 100% (Project 1)
Demonstration: Introduction to FCPX
Assignment: Study FCPX Skill Tutorials I
Assignment: Begin Editing Project 1

Feb. 09 (class #06)

Reading Quiz 3: FCPX Skill Tutorials I
Demonstration: FCPX Techniques
Edit Lab: Project 1
Assignment: Study FCPX Skill Tutorials II
Assignment: Continue Editing Project 1

Feb. 14 (class #07)

Reading Quiz 4: FCPX Skill Tutorials II
Edit Lab and Table Screenings: Project 1
Assignment: Study FCPX Skill Tutorials III

* DUE FEB. 16TH, BY END OF CLASS: FINAL Project 1 *

 

Feb. 16 (class #08)

Edit Lab and Table Screenings: Project 1
DUE: Finished Project 1 (by end of class)

Feb. 21    NO CLASS (TRINITY DAYS)

 

Feb. 23 (class #09)

Screenings: Project 1
Assignment: Narrative Structure Reading

Feb. 28 (class #10)

Demonstration: Directing Actors for the Camera

Project 2: Scripted Short Film

 

Mar. 02 (class #11)

Reading Quiz 5: Narrative Structure
Lecture: Narrative Structure
Assignment: Worksheet for Project 2
Assignment: Narrative Outline for Project 2

Mar. 07 (class #12)

DUE: Completed Worksheet
DUE: Completed Outline
Producing Lecture/Lab (Scripted Narrative)
Assignment: Shoot Project 2 (Scripted Narrative)
Assignment: Review All FCPX Skill Tutorials (I, II, II)

Mar. 09 (class #13)

EXAM: FCPX Skills
DUE: Raw Footage, 50% (Project 2)
Edit Lab: Begin Editing Project 2

Mar. 14    NO CLASS (SPRING BREAK)

 

Mar. 16    NO CLASS (SPRING BREAK)

 

Mar. 21 (class #14)

DUE: Raw Footage, 100% (Project 2)
Edit Lab and Table Screenings: Project 2

* DUE MAR. 22ND, 11:59 PM: 1st Cut Project 2 Upload *

 

Mar. 23 (class #15)

Edit Lab and Table Screenings: Project 2 First Cut
Assignment: Begin Re-Shoots/Re-Edit

Mar. 28 (class #16)

Edit Lab and Table Screenings: Project 2 First Cut
Continue Re-Shoots/Re-Edit

* DUE MAR. 29TH, 11:59 PM: FINAL Project 2 Upload *

 

Mar. 30 (class #17)

Screenings: Project 2

Apr. 04 (class #18)

Screenings: Project 2
Assignment: Documentary Viewing

Project 3: Documentary

 

Apr. 06 (class #19)

Documentary Lecture
Assignment: Complete Documentary Worksheets
Assignment: Create Documentary Outline

Apr. 11 (class #20)

DUE: Completed Documentary Worksheets
DUE: Documentary Outline
Documentary Demonstration
Assignment: Begin Shooting Project 3 (Documentary)

Apr. 13 (class #21)

Producing Lab (Documentary)
Assignment: Continue Shooting Project 3

Apr. 18 (class #22)

DUE: Raw, Unedited Footage, 50% (Project 3)
Assignment: Continue Shooting Project 3
Assignment: Begin Editing Project 3

Apr. 20 (class #23)

DUE: Raw, Unedited Footage, 100%
Edit Lab and Progress Check
Assignment: Continue Editing Project 3

Apr. 25 (class #24)

Edit Lab and Progress Check
Assignment: Continue Editing Project 3

* DUE BY APR. 26TH, 11:59 PM: Project 3 Upload *

 

Apr. 27 (class #25)

Screenings: Project 3
DUE: All Borrowed Equipment

May 02 (class #26)

Screenings: Project 3

May 12 (final exam)

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Final Exam