Film Project 1 – Camera Shots and Angles

DUE NOV. 17, 2017 The first Film Project I would like students to focus on is a study of camera shots and angles. When we watch a film, the camera angle can make us feel differently about the scene, about the character or setting, and the director can use these shots and angles to manipulate…

Second Quarter Film Projects

The second quarter is upon us and we’re notching up the expectations. There will be FOUR film projects due this quarter. Those projects are more defined, and I’ll create a seperate post for each one and review it with the students. But for now, so that those creative juices can get flowing, those four film…

Film and Multimedia Class!!!!!

Powerschool is up to date, please take a look at your grades and assignments. Make sure that you’ve been credit for everything you’ve completed, I should be getting emails for blogs but some haven’t come through. You are responsible for checking the gradebook to make sure that your grade is correct. Corrections can always be…

Socratic Seminar on Hold #Summit

I will be out of class tomorrow and Monday/Tuesday of next week. The Socratic Seminar is being put on hold until the following Thursday/Friday, 10/26 and 27. Tomorrow/Friday in class, students will work on the “Team Meeting + Plan” Checkpoint and submit it for feedback. Next week on Monday/Tuesday students will work on the “beat…

Windows Movie Maker

Hello all, We’re going to start looking at Windows Movie Maker in the next few weeks. For the remaining quarters, we’ll develop and edit our film projects in Movie Maker (or in Adobe Premiere if that ever arrives). Here’s a short video I edited, took about ten minutes. Obviously, I’d hope for some more creativity…

School Cancelled

Ms. Lama is sending out the word that school is cancelled Thursday, October 12, for bad air quality. Contact the front office if there are any questions.

Student Blog Contributions

Student blog contributions were due last Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. All students in the Film and Multimedia class need to comment on this post giving the two links to the contributions they wrote. Again, give links to the contributions that YOU wrote, not the contributions that another student wrote for your blog.

Checking In

For your health I’m excited about the myriad of shows kids are producing. Remember, everyone needs to complete two Film Projects this quarter. The gradebook for the quarter ends on Oct. 20, 2017. The only stipulation is that each film has to be of a different genre. Every film needs to be approved upon completion…