Lesson Plans
Video Production 3rd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/12/2015 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Lead writing--the lead: straight news inverted pyramid--captures reader's attention, allows the reader to decide if he/she wants to dig deeper, allows the editor to chop from the bottom up

see video: <http://cubreporters.org/leads.html>; do ex. 1, 2, 3

Media Center Lab (until 10:35)

Lead writing--the lead: do exercises 4, 5; copy and paste the scenarios into a Google doc, write the leads; eval: one sent->most to least important, no unattributed remarks, <=25 words, active voice, no unfamiliar proper nouns

News story possibilities listing; select; list what's known by "who, what, where, where, why, how" and what's not known; interview needs

Interviewing technique--<http://www.poynter.org/news/media-innovation/202713/what-journalists-need-to-know-about-interviewing-for-video/>, questions

News stories selection--list shot possibilities

News proposal format: the question words/answers, what info is needed, interview questions (handout)

TV News Segment examples

NWEA Testing--Olson to Yang

Shooting/Interviewing/writing the stories

Final Cut Pro X--tutorial video: library/event/project (browser window), importing video clips, mark in/out in browser, moving clips to timeline, multiple tracks, the "command z" key to undo, the tools: selection, trim, position range, razor blade, zoom, hand; the inspector window; music, photos, transitions, text; manipulating audio with rubber band/range selector; rendering concept (find video clips/upload)