Film Schedule - Fall

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Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 11 (Nov. 12-15)

  • Wed-Thurs: Work in your Post-production Roles with Your Team
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: CS Outline - Nov 18
        • Fill in everything through the gray section
      • Upload TA to Turnitin.com
        • Class ID: 23011733
        • Enrollment key: CitizenKane
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
    • YOUDO
      • Work in your post-production role
      • Complete post-production this week
      • Create your teams presentation due by Friday
  • Tues: Work in your Post-production Roles with Your Team
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: TA Final tonight
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
    • YOUDO

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Week 10 (Nov. 4-8)

  • Mon-Fri: Complete Production Role Requirements
    • Warm Up
      • Non this week so you can get right into coding
    • IDO
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Share Skills Evidence Focus for Session 2 (All work due Friday, November 15)
        • TEAM FOCUS: 1 minute or less filmmed dialog with tight Shot Reverse Shot and building or releasing tension with every beat
        • Director
          1. MAKE DECISONS - Have evidence of decisions you make
          2. IDENTIFY BEATS - Have evidence of beats in script and if they are raising tension or releasing it
        • Screenwriter
          1. BEGINNING, MIDDLE , and END - Have all three in a one page screenplay written at Celtx.com
          2. WRITE FOR RHYTHM (short lines, consisten rhythm through out script) - Highlight this in close up screenshots of script
        • Cinematographer
          1. INTENTIONAL LIGHTING - Have your scenes light with the lighting equipment we have
          2. INTENTIONAL FOCUS - Have evidence of you using a 50mm lens (shallow depth of field), your camera placement on set
        • Sound Designer
          1. USE THREE AUDIO SOURCES - Have evidence as close up screenshot of at least two sound sources in your team file organization
          2. RECORD ROOM TONE - Have a sample of the background for the editors, play sample at presentation
        • Editor
          1. ORGANIZE SHOTS, AUDIO, TIMELINE (in Premiere Pro) and SYNCED AUDIO/VIDEO - Have evidence of your team file organization (labeling, folder structure, notes, etc.)
          2. EDIT TO A RHYTHM - Have evidence of research of this process and close up screenshot of editing window to show editing rhythm
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate on PRODUCTION PHASE getting all the filming completed
    • YOUDO

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Week 9 (Oct. 28 - Nov. 1)

  • Mon-Fri: Participate in Building Successful Teams / Complete Pre-production Role Requirements
    • Warm Up
      • Finished blog post sample on screen
    • IDO
      • Share new seats for Session 2 (November team work)
      • Share Building Successful Teams
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Share training and support expectations for...
        • Pre-production - this week
        • Production - next week
        • Post-production - three weeks from now
      • Share Skills Evidence Focus for Session 2 (All work due Friday, November 15)
        • TEAM FOCUS: 1 minute or less filmmed dialog with tight Shot Reverse Shot and building or releasing tension with every beat
        • Director
          1. MAKE DECISONS - Have evidence of decisions you make
          2. IDENTIFY BEATS - Have evidence of beats in script and if they are raising tension or releasing it
        • Screenwriter
          1. BEGINNING, MIDDLE , and END - Have all three in a one page screenplay written at Celtx.com
          2. WRITE FOR RHYTHM (short lines, consisten rhythm through out script) - Highlight this in close up screenshots of script
        • Cinematographer
          1. INTENTIONAL LIGHTING - Have your scenes light with the lighting equipment we have
          2. INTENTIONAL FOCUS - Have evidence of you using a 50mm lens (shallow depth of field), your camera placement on set
        • Sound Designer
          1. USE THREE AUDIO SOURCES - Have evidence as close up screenshot of at least two sound sources in your team file organization
          2. RECORD ROOM TONE - Have a sample of the background for the editors, play sample at presentation
        • Editor
          1. ORGANIZE SHOTS, AUDIO, TIMELINE (in Premiere Pro) and SYNCED AUDIO/VIDEO - Have evidence of your team file organization (labeling, folder structure, notes, etc.)
          2. EDIT TO A RHYTHM - Have evidence of research of this process and close up screenshot of editing window to show editing rhythm
      • Share Super Chickens
      • Share 3 Hitchcock Techniques We Should Copy More by This Guy Edits
      • Share Why Action Movies Are Spectacular... And Boring by This Guy Edits
    • WEDO
      • Edit another student's Film Production Blog Post
      • Introduce yourself
      • Fill in the team form (half sheet)
        • Turn in to Mr. Le Duc before the end of class
    • YOUDO
      • Edit your blog post after receiving feedback from a peer
      • Submit your feedback form to Mr. Le Duc
      • Work on Pre-production for your Film Production role

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Week 8 (Oct. 21-25)

  • Fri: Finish Session 1 Film Production Blog Post
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: TA Final Draft Oct 28
    • IDO
      • Check in with students on progress
      • Assign new teams for next session
    • WEDO
      • Review each other's blog posts and suggest edits
    • YOUDO
      • Finish on blog post for session
      • Turn in reviewer signed half sheet to Mr. Le Duc
  • Thurs: Conduct Class Workflow Review and Start Film Production Blog Post
  • Wed: Conduct Class Workflow Review
  • Tues: Present Session Work to Advisory Members
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: TA Final Draft Oct 28
    • IDO
      • Prep for student peer review
      • Greet advisory members
    • WEDO
      • Give feedback to peers
    • YOUDO
      • Present with your team
      • Write down at least
  • Mon: Present Session Work for Peer Review
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: TA Final Draft Oct 28
    • IDO
      • Prep for student peer review
    • WEDO
      • Give feedback to peers
    • YOUDO
      • Present with your team
      • Write down at least

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Week 7 (Oct. 14-18)

  • Thurs-Fri: Work in your Production Roles
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Share Exporting from Premiere Pro CC
      • Remind about evidence due Friday
        • Films need to be shared with Mr. Le Duc today
          • Label the films recordings all your first names
          • Place them in the class folder
        • Google Slides need to be shared with, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu, today
          • Label the presentations all your first names
      • Check in about post-production
      • Skills Evidence Focus for Session 1 (October)
        • Director: MAKE DECISONS - Have evidence of decisions you make
        • Screenwriter: BEGINNING, MIDDLE , and END - Have all three in a one page screenplay written at Celtx.com
        • Cinematographer - INTENTIONAL LIGHTING - Have your scenes light with the lighting equipment we have
        • Sound Designer - USE THREE AUDIO SOURCES - Have evidence of three sound sources in your team file organization
        • Editor: ORGANIZE SHOTS, AUDIO, SYNC- Have evidence of your team file organization (labeling, folder structure, notes, etc.)
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
      • Get Mr. Le Duc the film first thing tomorrow
      • Share with Mr. LeDuc your presentation today
    • YOUDO
      • Work in your post-production role
      • Complete post-production this week
      • Create your teams presentation by beginning of class Friday
  • Tues: Work in your Production Roles with Your Team
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
    • IDO
      • Share out workflow issues: room cleanliness, hardware, software, repair bench, headphones
      • Check in about post-production
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
    • YOUDO
      • Work in your post-production role
      • Complete post-production this week
      • Create your teams presentation due by Friday

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Week 6 (Oct. 7-14)

Le Duc is in Mississippi and New Orleans for the week


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Week 5 (Sept. 30 - Oct. 4)

  • Fri: Work in your Production Roles with Your Team
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • Work on role for preproduction
      • Review the agree to keep it private limitation with Eric's script drafts
      • DUE DATE: Monday Le Duc will announce the 3 films students can pick from for the TA
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
    • YOUDO
  • Wed: Research Production Roles
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • ADVANCED STUDENTS
    • IDO
      • Remind about Film Forms for Production
      • Hand out feedback forms: due Oct. 23
      • Share how to create the blog post
      • Share research goal - 21st Century Goal 3 - Tools for Working
        • Information Literacy - Access and Evaluate Information
          • Exceeds Standard
            • 4.A.1 Access information efficiently (time) and effectively (sources)
              • Identifies the key concepts of the research being conducted, acts on informed decisions to revise the search and selects information based on reliability of resource in order to access information efficiently and effectively
          • Exceeds Standard
            • 4.A.2 Evaluate information critically and competently
              • Thoroughly evaluates the reliability of the source and the information researched, using internal and external validation
      • Skills Evidence Focus for Session 1 (October)
        • Director: MAKE DECISONS - Have evidence of decisions you make
        • Screenwriter: BEGINNING, MIDDLE , and END - Have all three in a one page screenplay written at Celtx.com
        • Cinematographer - INTENTIONAL LIGHTING - Have your scenes light with the lighting equipment we have
        • Sound Designer - USE THREE AUDIO SOURCES - Have evidence of three sound sources in your team file organization
        • Editor: ORGANIZE SHOTS, AUDIO, SYNC- Have evidence of your team file organization (labeling, folder structure, notes, etc.)
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
      • Review the Production Role Form (PDF)
    • YOUDO
      • Create blog post titled: Session 1 Production Project
      • Add these headings
        • Summary
        • 21st Century Skills
        • The (FILM, SOUND, or GAME Creation)
        • Reactions to Final Version
        • Evaluation of Final Version
        • What I Learned and Problems I Solved
      • Research your production role
        • Use Mr. Le Duc's resources AND find your own
        • What do successful people do in your role?
  • Tues: Research Production Roles
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • Work on role for preproduction
    • IDO
      • Share Film Forms for Production
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Focus for Session 1 (October)
        • Director: MAKE DECISONS - Have evidence of decisions you make
        • Screenwriter: BEGINNING, MIDDLE , and END - Have all three in a one page screenplay written at Celtx.com
        • Cinematographer - INTENTIONAL LIGHTING - Have your scenes light with the lighting equipment we have
        • Sound Designer - USE THREE AUDIO SOURCES - Have evidence of three sound sources in your team file organization
        • Editor: ORGANIZE SHOTS, AUDIO, SYNC- Have evidence of your team file organization (labeling, folder structure, notes, etc.)
    • WEDO
      • Fill in the team form (half sheet)
        • Turn in to Mr. Le Duc before the end of class
      • Review the Production Role Form (PDF)
    • YOUDO
  • Mon: Participate in Building Successful Teams
    • Warm Up
      • New seats projected on the front screen
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • FILM: Share draft of screenplay with Mr. Le Duc
        • This can be in Celtx or Google Docs
        • Fill in the Teams Form
      • GAME: Build code library
      • ROCK: Build song idea library
    • IDO
      • Share new seats for Session 1 (October team work)
      • Share Building Successful Teams
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Share training and support expectations for...
        • Pre-production - this week
        • Production - next week
        • Post-production - three weeks from now
    • WEDO
      • Introduce yourself
      • Fill in the team form (half sheet)
        • Turn in to Mr. Le Duc before the end of class
      • Build the tower
      • Debrief the teaming activity

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Week 4 (Sept. 23-27)


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Week 3 (Sept. 16-20)

  • Thurs: Finish Making Your Trusted System, Create 3 Edublog pages in your Blog
    • Warm Up
    • NEVER ENDING HOMEWORK
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • FILM: Complete PBS Crash Course next 6 films by beginning of class this Friday
        • Early German and Russian Cinema (2 clips)
        • The American Studio System (4 clips)
      • ROCK: Build song idea library
      • GAME: Build code library
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Find your new seat
      • Share what you added to your Ideas page
      • Share your trusted system
    • YOUDO
      • Create your trusted system
      • Create a letterboxd.com account
      • Create an About Me page and publish
      • Create a Careers page and publish
      • Create an Ideas page in your blog and publish
        • Name the page Ideas
        • Film
          • Copy and paste http://www.mitchmoldofsky.com/imlc.htm and activate link
          • Copy and paste into the top of your page:
            • log line or logline is a brief (usually one-sentence) summary of a television programfilm, or book that states the central conflict of the story, often providing both a synopsis of the story's plot, and an emotional "hook" to stimulate interest. A one-sentence program summary in TV Guide is a log line.[1] - wikipedia
          • Add a heading for each of five major roles and write technical or creative ideas for each of the roles throughout the year
            • Screenwriter
            • Director
            • Cinematographer
            • Sound Designer
            • Editor
        • Game
          • Copy and paste the four topics from the Brainstorming Game Ideas (with Adriel Wallick)
            • Mechanics
              • The systems that define how the game will react to play
              • The elements that separate games from other media
            • Aesthetics
              • The looks, sounds, smells, tastes, and tactile sensations of the game
              • Game art, sound, and more
            • Technology
              • The underlying tech that makes the game work
                • This is Unity to at CHS
            • Narrative
              • The story, premise, characters, etc. of the game
        • Rock
  • Tues: Finish MAGIC Card, Complete Tree of Life
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • Complete Tree of Life
    • IDO
    • YOUDO
      • Finish and save your Magic Card into our Le Duc class folder in the Newton server folder
        • Make sure you are on the OSD-WiFi to see the class folder
        • You should see the CHS folder in the top corner of the desktop of your Mac, if not
        • click on the desktop of the Mac'
        • look at the top left corner of the screen
        • click Go medu item -> drag down to CONNECT TO SERVER and let go ->
        • select smb://newton and click connect ->
        • select CHS ->
        • select SHARED RESOURCES ->
        • select STUDENTS ->
        • select our Le Duc class folder ->
        • find the Student Pictures and Finished MAGIC cards folders
          • This is where you will find your picture for the card and where you will place your card, when finished
      • Complete Tree of Life Exercise
        • Share with Mr. Le Duc tomorrow
  • Mon: Finish Blog Post How Children Succeed
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • FILM: Complete PBS Crash Course next 6 films by beginning of class this Friday
        • Early German and Russian Cinema (2 clips)
        • The American Studio System (4 clips)
      • FILM: Complete Goal Setting: Collaborative Film Project
        • Complete Journal: Retrospective reflection
          • Identify elements of reflection writing
          • Identify retrospective reflection
          • Share reflection elements with peers
      • ROCK: Build song idea library
      • GAME: Build code library
    • IDO
      • Remind about Bridge Music Project
      • Remind about MAGIC Cards
      • Run the podcast
        • This American Life from 22:00 to 37:00 then finish
    • YOUDO
      • Follow steps for the How Children Succeed blog post
      • Listen and take notes
      • Finish and save your Magic Card into our Le Duc class folder in the Newton server folder

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Week 2 (Sept. 9-13)


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Week 1 (Sept. 4-6)

  • Fri: Finish All Assigned Work, Set up Blog, and Fill in the Surveys
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
    • YOUDO
      • Finish and save your MAGIC card into our Le Duc class folder in the Newton server folder
        • Make sure you are on the OSD-WiFi to see the class folder
        • You should see the CHS folder in the top corner of the desktop of your Mac, if not
        • click Go -> drag down to CONNECT TO SERVER and let go ->
        • select smb://newton and click connect ->
        • select CHS ->
        • select SHARED RESOURCES ->
        • select STUDENTS ->
        • select our Le Duc class folder ->
        • find the Student Pictures and Finished MAGIC cards folders
          • This is where you will find your picture for the card and where you will place your card, when finished
      • Make sure you filled in the Student Info Survey
      • How well do you feel you were on task this week?
      • What questions do you have about the class?
  • Wed: Take a Syllabus, Take a Social Media Contract, Take a Picture, Take the Personality Quizzes
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Watch Brian Eno discuss Scenius
      • Hand out social media contract and course syllabus
      • Experience introduction of Mr. Le Duc - Part I
        • Culitvate Success! How? Mr. Le Duc will explain...
        • Today is all about following directions and self-regulation
          • These skills are what will determine your success in this class and your future
        • Mr. Le Duc will watch how well you get stuff done
        • If you don't finish the YOUDO phase, it is homework
    • WEDO
      • Line up alphabetically by last name around the room
      • Take student pictures
      • Help each other with today's tasks
    • YOUDO
      1. Take the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Quiz (screenshot the final page)
      2. Take Multiple Intelligences Learning Styles Quiz (screenshot the final page)
      3. Create an Edublogs blog (save address for survey) - Do not use your last name for the blog address
      4. Return paperwork signed social media contract and syllabus tomorrow

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