Lesson Plans
Video Production 2nd Q 16.17 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/07/2016 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Intro to class--objectives; expectations/grading; scope: three major projects--a story, a profile, a public service announcement; rules; notebook: weekly reflection

Video production process--preproduction: treatment writing, scripting, location, props, casting; production/shooting: shooting and audio capture, lighting, shooting for the edit; editing: cutting, foley, voice over, character generation

read articles on story, treatment, script; list in notebook the big ideas in each

Story--conflict/plot, character, setting; story treatment writing--a narrative of the story; see examples: fortunate son, the furniture, it's hot, Detective, Dreamer, Love and War; write three one paragraph story examples in groups of two, see example

Pacing--modern movies contrasted with older movies--Romeo/Casablanca

Shot types--est., long, med, cu, excu, pan, truck, dolly, pedestal, tilt, zoom; dynamic elements--the Ken Burns effect

Story--finish one paragraph stories

Composition--the rule of 3rds (Mod22) and Mod 23, questions; shooting dialogue

Treatment writing/scripting

Composition--review questions; shooting dialogue (<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEWx6zbUDrc>); read Mod 24, questions

Treatment writing/scripting

Camera/tripod/audio options operations

Composition--review questions; shooting a scene video: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9_LW5H2EC4>; lighting a set: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pis6KCDCyCs>

read Mod 25, questions

Treatment writing/scripting

Shooting for the cut