ARTC 3440 Digital Video Art
Bowling Green State University - School of Art
Syllabus - Summer 2012

Monday-Thursday 9am-3:45pm Professor Heather Elliott-Famularo
Room: 202 Wolfe Center Phone: 372-9943
May 14th - May 31st e-mail: helliot@bgsu.edu

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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.

CALENDAR
Monday 5/14 AM Intro, syllabus, student forms, create Vimeo accounts; Workshop: Camcorders / shooting DUE: Binder & Ideabook; Video tapes.
PM In-class Interviews: Do & Watch!; Introduce Scavenger Hunt, Screening #1a; Introduce Project #1 - Synopsis / Storyboards
Scavenger Hunt project, Project #1, & Reading #1 assigned
Tuesday 5/15 AM View Scavenger Hunt favs; Discuss Reading #1; Pitch Project #1 ideas; Screening #2;
DUE: Reading #1, Scavenger Hunt tapes & log sheets; Project #1 synopsis
PM Intro to / set-up of FCP system: Digitizing; Reading #2 assigned
Wednesday 5/16 AM Critique Project #1 storyboards; Discuss Reading #2; Cables Explained; Screening DUE: Reading #2; Project #1 storyboards; Scavenger Hunt Project digitized

PM

FCP intro; Using the audio recorder / mics
Reading #3 assigned
Thursday 5/17 AM CRITIQUE: PROJECT #1; Discuss Reading #3 (QUIZ); FCP: Digitize Project #1; Exporting Project #1; DUE: Project #1 (on tape); Reading #3
PM Introduce Project #2; Graphic Match examples; Screening #3; Compressor workshop; FCP: Types of Edits,Titles, Color FX, Transitions;
Reading #4, Film observation, & Project #2 assigned;
Monday 5/21 AM Discuss Reading #4; Screening #3b;
DUE: Reading #4; Project #1 on HW folder & vimeo; Proj #2 storyboards, Film Re-View
PM Critique Project #2storyboards; Work Time.
Tuesday 5/22 AM FCP: Audio, Color Correction, Motion, Keyframing, Importing files (PSD & Audio); DUE: In-progress 75% - Project 2;
PM In-Progress check point! (work time)
Wednesday 5/23 AM CRITIQUE - Project #2; Introduce Project #3; DUE: Project #2
PM

Demo: "fixing" sound in Soundtrack Pro; Screening #4; Reading #5 assigned;

Thursday 5/24 AM Discuss Reading #5; Critique Project #3 proposals - Script / Shot List AND interview questions (3 items); DUE: Proj #3 research / shotlist / ?s; Reading #5; Proj #2 finals on vimeo & HW folder
PM Worktime; Final Project assigned & Reading #6 (& Quiz) assigned
Monday, May 28 - Memorial Day, No Classes!
Tuesday 5/29 AM CRITIQUE - Project #3; Discuss Reading #6 DUE: Project #3; Final Project storyboards; Reading #6 & QUIZ
PM Screening #5; Introduce Project #4
Wednesday 5/30 AM Discuss Project #4 Ideas; Importing / Converting Workshop DUE: Project #3 finals; Reading #7
PM Work Time;
Thursday 5/31 AM Final Reel assigned
Workshop: Intro to DVD Studio Pro
DUE: Project #4
PM CRITIQUE - Final Project;
Turn in all AV equipment
Monday, June 4th Deadline 4pm: All four final versions of videos onto VIMEO and Burned onto DVD
Extra Credit authored DVDs due!

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