TGJ3M Archives
Week of February 26th, 2018

Week 5 - Video Post Production

  • Monday
    • Your best Premiere Tips Document: Signal to noise? Formatting?
      • What are your Essential Tips?
    • "Hallways" EDITING STAGES
      • Assembly
      • Source Clip Prep: [Scaling] [Colour Grading]
      • Rough Cut
  • Tuesday
    • PrPro: solutions to yesterday's unlinked audio and video
    • Refinement
      • Scaling the size of clips
      • Adjusting Audio: Normalizing and Adjusting levels
      • Titling
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Week of February 19th, 2018

Week 4 - Video Production

  • Monday - No Classes - Family Day
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Work SMARTER, not HARDER
      Remember the first stage of the Design Cycle? Want proof that it's worth taking the time to do the research?
      • MultiCam editing tricks
      • What OTHER useful shortcuts are there when working in Premiere Pro?
      • We fixed the Camcorder Footage Audio?
    • Keep editing using our NEW techniques - you can start with a NEW project called Version2
Week of February 12th, 2018

Week 3 - Photoshop & Photography

  • Monday
    • Wikispaces announcement - any suggestions?
    • Photoshop
    • Create a link on YOUR page crediting the photographer and linking to their portfolio
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    • The migration to CyberdogV2
    • Complete your 7 Shots Assignment - How can you FORMAT the assignment effectively on your portfiolio page?
    • Update your PORTFOLIO SPLASHPAGE with your ideal photo
  • Thursday
    • Photoshop Text - Guidelines, Templates and Contrast
    • Splashpage Typography
  • Friday
Week of February 5th, 2018

Week02 - Portfolios & Photoshop

  • Monday
    • Portfolio Peer Assignment - what makes a portfolio look GOOD or BAD?
    • Photoshop Banner Assignment - What looks good? Need help?
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    • Assignment Audit
    • Banner Exercise review
    • Rules: What is the AUP?
    • How hard is it to add a Portfolio Photo?
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Your Picture Assignment - 20 minutes
      • Demonstrate your BLT&F skills!
        In groups of 2-3: Shoot and post a LANDSCAPE MCU portrait of your partner(s) for their portfolio mainpage - share it with them!
      • Remember the DESIGN CYCLE
      • Submit your Photos to the appropriate HANDINS folder - NAME the photo appropriately

Week of January 29th, 2018

Week01 - Rules & Tools

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday - CONGRATS! You found the Class Wiki!
    • Reunions & Introductions
    • Passwords and Logons
    • Log into Chrome (and SYNC with your school email)
      • Set up Chrome with your new accounts
      • Set up Windows to show you file extensions
      • Bookmark this webpage! - Start every class by consulting this agenda!
    • Please complete this Introductory Survey
    • Join our Google Classroom (Code swvyp)
    • What are you expected to bring to this course?
      • Earbuds - or you can borrow the foam headsets
      • External storage - ie Thumbdrive
      • Card Reader is useful
    • WORKTIME - Learn to use the tools
      • Follow the videos on Set Up GMail to organize your mail inbox.
      • Done? Find the portfolio gallery in the agenda menu above. Go visit last year's class, and find the three students who impress you the most. What characteristics are most important to an effective portfolio? Record your observations using the technology you have at hand.
    • By the end of the class, properly SHUT DOWN your computer after you're done
  • Friday - Mr May is away today
    (Check the Assignment Audit in the agenda links above - how are you looking?)

    It's a CommTech scavenger hunt - You have THREE tasks to complete today - Please read and follow the linked instructions CAREFULLY - look for videos in the instructions that might help you succeed!
    • 1. Read and complete the exercise for File Management - create the files in your P: drive
    • 2. Create a new Googlesite Portfolio for this semester (DON'T simply re-use an old one) Find the appropriate template for THIS class!
      • Be sure to read and complete the instructions for "Controlling Pages"
      • Ready to try photoshop? Try to Create a banner using Photoshop Elements - or Adobe CC if you are more experienced
    • 3. Complete the Portfolio Peer Assessment assignment - you DON'T have to work in groups, and you can create the work directly in a new portfolio page.
    • DONE? You can create a new page in your portfolio for YOUTUBE links of work you admire and want to emulate. See you Monday!


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