ARTC 3440 Digital Video Art
Bowling Green State University - School of Art
Syllabus - Fall 2010

Tuesday / Thursday 3:30-5:50pm Instructor: Collin Mapp
Room 1026 Fine Arts Center Phone: 646-269-2818
Office: 112 Fine Arts Center e-mail: cmapp@bgsu.edu
Office Hrs: Mondays 12-1pm

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Course Outline: The following is a tentative schedule of classes.
Topics and due dates are subject to change, although you will be notified in advance if this happens.


August
Week 1 August 24
Tuesday
Intro, syllabus, student forms; In-class Interviews: Do and Watch!;
Announcement: DA Lab Monitor meeting, Tuesday 5:30pm;
Reading #1 assigned
 
August 24
Tuesday
Lab Monitor meeting: 5:30pm, room 1026
Volunteer 5 hours/week, and get 24/7 lab access to edit your videos!
August 26
Thursday
Workshop: Camcorders, shooting, and Lighting;
Discuss Reading #1; Screening #1a; Introduce Scavenger Hunt
Scavenger Hunt project and Reading #2 assigned
Due: Reading #1
Week 2 August 31
Tuesday
View Scavenger Hunt favs; Introduce Project #1, Storyboards; Dubbing Workshop; Screening #2;
Project #1 assigned
Due: Scavenger Hunt tapes; Binder & Ideabook; Reading #2
September
September 2
Thursday
Critique Project #1 storyboards DUE: Proj#1-storyboard/script
Week 3
September 7
Tuesday
No Class - Labor Day!
September 9
Thursday
CRITIQUE - Project #1
Reading #3 assigned
DUE: Project #1; textbook purchased
Week 4 September 14
Tuesday
Intro to / set-up of FCP system: Digitizing DUE: bring project 1 tapes to digitize; HD purchased
September 16
Thursday
Discuss Readings #2 & #3; Project #2 assigned; Graphic Match examples; Break into 2 groups & switch:
1) Screening #3a; 2) FCP Editing
Reading #4 assigned
DUE: Reading #2-3; Project #1 Digitized in FCP
Week 5 September 21
Tuesday
Discuss Reading #4; Critique storyboards; Screening #3b; DUE: Proj #2 STORYBOARDS
September 21
Tuesday
ARTalks: Walter Behrnes, DA alumnus Inward: Recent Work and a Journey
BTSU room 206 (theater)
Click here for information on the artist!
September 23
Thursday
Screening #2b; FCP: Types of Edits
DUE: Project #1 final edited VHS/Mini-DV tape
Week 6 September 28
Tuesday
Screening #4; Work Time: In-Progress check point!
FCP: Titles, Color FX, Transitions
DUE: In-progress 75% - Project 2
September 30
Thursday
FCP: Audio, Motion Effects, Luma/Chroma Keying
Screening
 
October
Week 7 October 5
Tuesday
CRITIQUE - Project #2; Project #3 assigned; DUE:Project #2
October 7
Thursday
Brainstorm - Project #3; Field Trip: Toledo Lucas County Library: meet in Art Parking Lot at 11:00
See BRAINSTORMING RESULTS!
Due: Film Review Extra Credit
Week 8 October 12
Tuesday
No Class - Fall Break
October 14
Thursday
Discuss Reading #5; Screening #5; Discuss Project #3 Ideas; DUE: Proj #3 Proposal; Proj #2-finals; Reading #5
Week 9 October 19
Tuesday
FCP Audio; Progress Check Point! 75% finished, rough edits in Final Cut Pro (Grade received!); Screening: Outfoxed DUE: rough edits; Proj #2-finals
October 21
Thursday
Discuss Reading #5; and Screening #5; Work Time;  
Week 10 October 26
Tuesday
Work Time DUE: Project #3
October 28
Thursday
CRITIQUE - Project #3; Reading #6 assigned; DUE: Project #3
November
Week 11 November 1
Tuesday
Final Project assigned; Installation Art: Discuss Reading #6 DUE: Reading #6
November 2
Tuesday
Artist Talk: Erwin Redl: With Space in Mind
7pm, room 1101
Click HERE for information on the artist
November 4
Thursday
1) Installation materials workshop; 2) Compressor workshop;
Work / Research Time
DUE: Final Project #3 videos
Week 12 November 9
Tuesday
Installation Artists- Research Presentations DUE: Presentation PowerPoints
November 11
Thursday
No Class - Veterans Day
Week 13 November 16
Tuesday
Critique: Final Project Proposals; Finish PPP's
Reading #7 and QUIZ assigned
DUE: Final proposals (SB, drawing)
November 18
Thursday
Discuss Reading #7;
Look at ArtsX install possible locations
DUE: Reading #7 & QUIZ
Week 14 November 23
Tuesday
Final Exam Study Guide; Work Time
1) FCP: Luma/Chroma Key, Masks; 2) Screening #6;
 
November 25
Thursday
No Class - Thanksgiving Break
Week 15 November 30
Tuesday
Rough Cuts Check-off FOR GRADE (video 75% done - digitized in FCP); Intro to DVD Studio Pro DUE: Rough Cuts in FCP
December
December 2
Thursday
Workshop: Documenting Installation  
December 3
Friday
Arts X prep: Install your final projects by 5:30pm; Previous projects turned in for Public Screening by 10am Rendered video files in HW folder
December 3
Friday
Arts Xtravaganza!! Final Projects installed
6-10pm, Fine Arts Center
Written critique forms must be completed during the show!
Week 16 December 7
Tuesday
Work Time: Editing Documentation video  
December 9
Thursday
EXAM: Video Art History; Work Time  
Finals Week December 14
Tuesday
FINAL CRITIQUE!!
10:45am - 12:45pm
Due: Final Project doc
December 16
Thursday
Final Mini-DV Semester Tapes due 12pm SHARP - my office Due: Final Tapes

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