Schedule

Tentative Schedule (subject to change!)

Sept 3 – Twitter & iMovie

Sept 5 – WORK DAY…produce 1-2 film about the USC/UNC game

Sept 10Discuss John Law’s Introduction to Aircraft Stories and Aristotle’s On Rhetoric

Sept 12 – Audacity and Audio Projects (Delayed)

Sept 17 – finish discussion of Law / iMovie WORK DAY

Sept 19 – iMovie WORK DAY

Sept 24 – Discuss Object Proposal, iMovie Projects, Evernote Commonplace Book, finish Law. 

FIRST RESPONSE DUE in class (Hard Copy)

Sept 26 ***no class***

Oct 1Evocative Objects, and Lundberg’s Introduction to Rhetoric (Chapter 1) both on DB

Oct 3 – Fair Use (read Fair Use doctrine for documentary filmmakers on Db)

-File Management, Archive.org, RIP a Remix Manifesto

Oct 8 – AUDIO (BRING HEADPHONES and HARD DRIVE)

-Introduce Audacity
-Selfe’s The Movement of Air, the Breath of Meaning: Aurality and Multimodal Composing

Oct 10 – AUDIO Workday

-Upload audio project to Soundcloud

OBJECT DOCUMENTARY PROPOSAL Due OCT. 12 by 12am.

Oct 15 – DESIGN

-Helvetica

-C.R.A.P. and readings TBD

Oct 17 ***no class Fall Break****

Oct 22 – DESIGN

-Illustrator Practice

-Blog Headers and Imitation

Oct 24Design Workday

Oct 29 – Design and TITLE SEQUENCES

-C.R.A.P.

-Dexter, Six Feet Under, Lord of War, Grand Prix

The Art of the Title

Oct 31 Work Day…Moving Graphics and Title Sequence

Nov 5 – Still Images

-Photo Essays Tips

-From Snapshots to Social Media (intro) reading

SECOND RESPONSE DUE (Audio)  Tuesday Nov 5 DETAILS

Nov 7 – Photoshop

-Barthes The Rhetoric of the Image

Nov 12 Documentary

-read Nichols “Six Modes of Documentary Film”

Editing and Interview techniques and etiquette

Here are some links:

Documentary Interview Tips

The Art of the Interview

-Powaqqatsi, Chronicle of a Summer, Why We Fight, Super Size Me, etc

For homework:

Nov 14 Youtube and Workday

Blog Post HW:  OBJECT DOCUMENTARY SHOT LIST

Nov 19 – Promotion/Branding

-Group critique

Nov 21 Screening

OBJECT DOCUMENTARY DRAFT #1 DUE Thursday NOV. 21

Nov 26 – Continued Screening

Suggested Reading: Plantinga “What is a Documentary, After All”

Nov 28 ***no class Thanksgiving Break****

Suggested Reading: Deleuze and Guattari Rhizome Chapter (Thousand Plateaus) on Dropbox

Dec 3 – Work Day

Dec 5 –Work Day – THIRD RESPONSE DUE

EXAM Dec 14 at 12:30

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