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

Monday / Wednesday 1-3:20pm Professor Heather Elliott-Famularo
Room 1026 Fine Arts Center Phone: 372-9943
Office: 1014 Fine Arts Center e-mail: helliot@bgsu.edu
Office Hrs: Mondays / Wednesdays 4-5pm

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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 23
Monday
Intro, syllabus, student forms; In-class Interviews: Do & Watch!;
Announcement: DA Lab Monitor meeting, Tuesday 5:30pm;
Reading #1 assigned
 
September 24
Tuesday
Lab Monitor meeting: 5:30pm, room 1026
Volunteer 5 hours/week, and get 24/7 lab access to edit your videos!
August 25
Wednesday
Workshop: Camcorders, shooting, and Lighting; Discuss Reading #1; Introduce Scavenger Hunt
Scavenger Hunt project and Reading #2 assigned
Due: Reading #1
Week 2 August 30
Monday
Introduce Project #1, Storyboards; Cables Explained; Screening #1a; Discuss Reading #2
Project #1 assigned
Due: Scavenger Hunt tapes; Binder & Ideabook; Reading #2
September
September 1
Wednesday
Critique Project #1 storyboards; View Scavenger Hunt favs; Screening #2;
Reading #3 assigned
DUE: Proj#1-storyboard/script
Week 3
September 6
Monday
No Class - Labor Day!
September 8
Wednesday
Discuss Reading #3; Screening cont'd DUE: Read#2; textbook purchased
Week 4 September 13
Monday
CRITIQUE - Project #1 DUE: Proj#1; HD purchased
September 15
Wednesday
Project #1- CRITIQUE (part 2)
Intro to / set-up of FCP system: Digitizing; Graphic Match examples;
Project #2 assigned;
Reading #4 assigned
DUE: bring Proj #1 tapes & camera to digitize
Week 5 September 20
Monday
Graphic Match examples; Discuss Reading #4; Critique storyboards; Screening #3; FCP Intro
Reading #4 & Storyboard assigned
DUE: Proj #2 storyboards; Scavenger Hunt digitized; Read #4
September 20
Monday
ARTalks: Walter Behrnes, DA alumnus Inward: Recent Work and a Journey
BTSU room 206 (theater)
Click here for information on the artist!
September 22
Wednesday
Discuss Reading #4; Critique storyboards; FCP editing DUE: Proj #2 storyboards, Read #4
Week 6 September 27
Monday
FCP: Types of Edits,Titles, Color FX, Color Correction, Transitions; Screening #3b; Exporting Project #1 DUE: Project #1 final
September 29
Wednesday
FCP: Audio, Motion Effects, Importing files (PSD & Audio)  
October
Week 7 October 4
Monday
Work Time: In-Progress check point! DUE: In-progress 75% - Project 2
October 6
Wednesday
CRITIQUE - Project #2; Reading #5 assigned; DUE: Project #2
Week 8 October 11
Monday
No Class - Fall Break
October 13
Wednesday
Introduce Project #3; Screening #4; Discuss Reading #5; DUE: Read #5; Proj #2-finals
Week 9 October 18
Monday
Project #3: Initial Research & Proposal Due!; Screening #5 cont'd; Discuss proposals DUE: Proj #3 proposal
October 20
Wednesday
Visiting Artist, Caleb Crossen, Director of Photography, Think Media Studios Production Workshop
Project #3 Script / Shot List / Storyboard AND interview questions Due! (2-3 items);
DUE: Proj #3 Script/Shot List
October 20
Wednesday
Visiting Artist, Caleb Crossen, DA alumnus
About the DSLR movement

6:30pm, Olscamp 111
Week 10 October 25
Monday
Work Time  
October 27
Wednesday
Progress Check Point - 75% finished, rough edited in FCP (grade received) DUE: Proj#3 checkpoint
November
Week 11 November 1
Monday
Work Day, Screenings  
November 1
Monday
Artist Talk: Erwin Redl: With Space in Mind
7pm, room 1101
Click HERE for information on the artist
November 3
Wednesday
CRITIQUE - Project #3;
Reading #6 assigned
DUE: Project #3
Week 12 November 8
Monday
Final Project assigned; Installation Art: Discuss Reading #6; DUE: Reading #6 & QUIZ
November 10
Wednesday
Installation Artists- Research Presentations; Look at ArtsX install possible locations in the School of Art
Reading #7 assigned
DUE: PPs
Week 13 November 15
Monday
Installation materials workshop; Discuss Reading #7;
DUE: Reading #7; Final Versions of Project #3
November 17
Wednesday
Critique: Final Project Proposals; Compressor workshop;
DUE: Final proposals (SB, drawing)
Week 14 November 22
Monday
Work Time  
November 24
Wednesday
No Class - Thanksgiving Break
Week 15 November 29
Monday
Rough Cuts Check-off FOR GRADE (video 75% done - digitized in FCP); Individual meetings to determine tech needs DUE: Rough Cuts in FCP
December
December 1
Wednesday
Workshop: Documenting Installation; Intro to DVD Studio Pro; Final Exam Study Guide;  
December 3
Friday
Arts X prep: Install your final projects by 5:30pm; Previous projects turned in for Public Screening by 9am
Download the ArtsX Submission form HERE
Rendered video files in HW folder OR on disc
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 6
Monday
Screening #5; Work Time: Editing Documentation video  
December 8
Wednesday
EXAM: Video Art History; Work Time  
Finals Week December 14
Tuesday
FINAL CRITIQUE!!
10:45am - 12:45pm 1:15 - 3:15pm
Due: Final Project doc
December 15
Wednesday
Final Semester Reels due 5pm SHARP - my office Due: Final Compilation DVDs
December 17
Friday
Extra Credit DVDs / Festival Entries due 10am SHARP - my office Due: Extra Credit

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