Sunday, January 27, 2013

Video 1 Monday January 28

1. Grab a blank DVD from my desk, place it in your computer, and drag your work into the DVD. Right-Click burn. This will back up your work. You may need two discs, you can also use Dropbox.
2. Submit videos for the Shoreline Film Festival. If you think you have a video that should be played on our Film Festival on May 23rd please drop it into the Vidstore Server with Your Name_Project Name_Film Festival as the name. You may submit more than one video.
3. Work with your group to finish the project. Color correct, add titles, credits, and fade in/out.
4. Export projects. File>Export>Quicktime Conversion>Apple TV
5. Drop files into the Vidstore server Period 3.
We will watch videos at the beginning of the period on Wednesday.

Don't forget to back up your projects to disc!

Friday, January 04, 2013

SCNN Commercial Project

SCNN Commercial Assignment





You will make a thirty second professional style commercial for a school related group, sport, club, or after-school function etc. Your commercial should be shot and edited in a high-energy style that encourages the other students in the school to either participate in and/or support your chosen group. You will have time during class to shoot the video, or you can shoot before or after school. Each student must do their own commercial.

Commercial Assignment Requirements:

Fade In and Fade Out.
Commercial must be exactly thirty seconds
12 shot minimum-like music videos, most commercials use shots only two to five seconds in length.
Use music appropriate for the commercial and school group.
Use text in your commercial to emphasize in writing what you are trying to sell.
Create a nifty slogan or catch phrase. VERY IMPORTANT!
Use a variety of shots.
Shoot at least two complicated shots. For example, a ‘zoom in and pan’ or a ‘zoom out and truck’ etc.

Steps for assignment:

1. Answer Treatment questions below.
2. Email Treatment questions to the adviser asking permission to shoot a commercial for the club, sport, or event. Introduce yourself and ask if they would like to meet in person.

Commercial Treatment

You will write a detailed commercial treatment and send it to the coach or advisor of your club/activity/sport etc. You will ask for their permission to make a commercial and also for suggestions. You will also send me a copy (CC) of this email.

List of advisors:
School event Calendar 

Treatment questions you must answer in COMPLETE sentences.

  1. What group have you selected as your subject?
  2. Why did you select this group and why do you think you can make an interesting commercial for this group?
  3. What is your original concept? How are you going to SELL your subject?
  4. What will your tag line be? It needs to be something catchy and memorable.
  5. What kind of music will you use in the background?
  6. Please email the advisor or coach of your commercial subject. Schedule a time to shoot with this person. Include me on this email.