Film 11/12 overview
This is a survey course that presents different elements of the medium ( production & critique, technical & creative)
Upon completion, students should be able to:
Skills
Shoot and transfer video files
Basic editing of shot work
Storyboarding
Screenplay writing
Basic lighting
Audio capture and integration
Foleys and sound effects
Basic post production aspects (audio, and special effects)
Theory
Identify different genres of film
Identify different shots and angles
Understand and identify transitions and cuts
Understand the role of film in popular media
Understand the history of film
Identify and create audio effects and incorporate them into their own films

Preparation

·       Field trip form (parent e-mail is essential)

·       Film reviews via IMDB (sign up for an account here)

·       Follow this sheet for how to write and submit your review

·       Expectation of punctuality (communication/instruction occurs during first 20 minutes of class)

·       Instruction followed by group or individual work

·       Classroom expectations

·       Course outline

·       Fire drill/emergency procedures

·       You must have a Google drive account. Sign up for one now if you do not have one.

·       List of student emails and phone numbers

·       Drawers assigned

This course is broken up into modules, each looking at a different aspect of filmmaking. Modules may be broken up into different sections.

Each Module will have 1 or more assignments and 1 or more projects. The assignments are usually worth fewer marks and completed alone, whereas  projects are usually worth more marks and are done in groups. 

Section 1 Audio

Module 1 Audio Capture

·       This module will introduce you to adding audio to your visuals

·       We will look at clips from 24 Hour Party People and King Kong

·       Audio file types and nomenclature assignment

·       Audio Capture information sheet

·       Audio Capture Project assigned

Module 2 Voice Capture

·       This module will teach you how to capture dialogue with a variety of recorders/mics and properly sync it with your video.

·       Voice Capture Project assigned

·       Sample project here

Module 3 Screenplays introduced

Module 4 ADR

·       This module will introduce you to Automated Dialogue Replacement

·       ADR Project assigned

·       Show clips of dubbed movies

Module 5 Dialogue replacement

·       Screening of Enter the Dragon

·       Screening of Tiger Lily

·       MST project assigned

Section 2 Video effects/animation

 

Module 1 Shots and angles

 

This module will introduce you to different shots and angles used in film and TV productions

Clips shown of different shots and angles

Shots and angles projects assigned. These can be handed in separately or as one project.