Helpful Tidbits for Blogging

Blogging, blogging, blogging. Everybody’s talking about this blog or that blog. Everyone has a blog these days. So, what is there to know about blogging? You just get online and start writing, right? There’s no need for me to redefine an already more than covered topic, rules for blog writing, but I wanted to share…

Final Products (Summit)

Many students are submitting Final Products for scoring too early. A few things to remember: 1: You must have ALL checkpoints and drafts completed and approved – they’re green, green, green, no yellows or reds. 2: You’ve completed all three final products. When you submit one, you submit all, so don’t submit the products until…

Script Film Project

Film Project #3 for the second quarter is for you to write a script which you’ll use for a short film. You script must follow formatting guidelines as covered in class. An example of a script (which also gives formatting guidelines) is here. Your script will be 3-5 pages long, and therefore the film made from…

I Got Interviewed Y’All @gswan0421

Students were assigned a staff interview project, and one amazing student chose me! Thanks to Gen (aka Jordan Pabalan) for doing such an amazing job.

Lynda.com Public Library Free Accounts

You may have access to Lynda.com! What is that, you say? Lynda.com is only the most trusted library of training videos in the professional community for a wide range of endeavors. They offer full length courses for everything from “Become a Film Producer” and “Become a Video Editor” to “Become an Ethical Hacker”. There are…

Staff Interview Film Project

Number 2 on our list of Film Projects this quarter is the Staff Interview. You can choose anyone that works on the Hercules Middle School campus: teachers, admin, support staff, cafeteria and custodial services, and if we run out then we’ll try to catch a few PTA members. Staff members are not required to do any…

Scheduling Film Studio Time

We’re going to develop our scheduling possibilities a little further and try to get things a little more organized. As of now, the studio calendar has been a hodge-podge of over zealous director ownership whereby some students claim entire weeks of time, then don’t use any or all of it. So, we’re going to have…