Video Projects


INTRO VIDEOS
About Me
  • Start with TEXT essay
  • Video Whitescreen narration
  • Add Titles and credits
  • Add music
  • Add B-Roll images


SchoolTube Welcome
  • Welcome to the official JMSS Youtube channel
  • Welcome to my student YouTube channel
  • Whitescreen or Greenscreen


ONGOING VIDEOS
Simple Tutorials
These require LITTLE audio production - but must be WELL PLANNED and demand CLEAR and COMPLETE video coverage
Think "LifeHacks" or "Instructables"
  • PURPOSE
  • Video Whitescreen narration
  • Add Titles and credits
  • Add music
  • Add B-Roll images

Top 5's
  • TOP 5 Topics
    • Top 5 mistakes when using the Greenscreen
      • Bad positioning - Green glow
      • No White Balance
      • Not using a garbage matte
      • Hotspots from Lighting
    • Top 5 mistakes people make with equipment
      • Screwing cameras into Tripods
      • Unplugging USB card readers & Thumbdrives without "safely removing" them
      • Coiling up headphones
      • Not deleting photos and videos from camera cards
      • Not Turning Off Computers (but turning off the monitors
      • Turning off computers with the power switch

Question of the Day
  • Man on the street style handheld
    • What's the BEST thing about John McCrae
    • What's the WORST thing about John McCrae

Spotlight On
    • An informative "featurette" that documents the efforts of students and staff, and highlights the culture at JMSS
      • Nov 10: The Food Drive
      • Nov 11: Remembrance Day
      • Nov 19: Coffee House
      • Nov 23: Lawrence Hill
      • Nov 26: Strut
    • The Vimy Trip
    • HPA
    • McCrae Academics and ratings

VIDEO STUDIES
    • Examine a feature of video production and compose a demonstration of what you learned - ie:
      • What microphone works best with the DSLR Video cameras?
      • What can you do with MOTION TRACKING?
      • What is a LAYER MASK and why is it useful?
      • What formats does the GOPRO shoot in?
      • What does 60fps look like, and how can you record and edit it?


  • Gr8 Orientation Video

  • JohnMcCrae.ca overview - what can you fnd in the website
  • "What's So Great about..."
    Johnmccrae.ca website Section Highlights
    • TOPICS: John McCrae
      • McCrae Athletics
      • Academics
      • Arts
      • Tech
      • Science
      • Student Services
      • Student Life
    • FORMAT
      • 1-2 minutes
      • Widescreen
      • High Def? Standard Def?
    • CONTENT
      • Student testimonials
      • Staff Comments
      • Facts
    • NEEDS
      • Format guidelines - SCRIPT (Open ended Questions) - STORYBOARD - PREL TEMPLATE - GRAPHICS - MUSIC or JINGLE - BVB


Live Project Ideas

  • Remembrance Day
  • School Play
  • Oscars
  • Coffee House
  • Talent Show
  • Concerts

Comm Tech Instructionals
  • Sign Out and Care of video equipment
    • Turn in your student card
    • Download pics & videos before returning equipment
    • Coil headsets and mic cables
    • Plug chargers if appropriate
  • Care and Use of a Tripod
  • Three Point Lighting
  • Pre-Setting a camera
    • Widescreen / Standard
    • White Balance
    • Focus Method
  • Depth of Field
  • Capturing Sound
  • BLT & F of photography

School Promotion
  • Academics
    • Math
    • Science
    • Languages
    • Social Science
    • Arts
    • Technology
    • Healthy & Active Living
    • Last Day - Graduation