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Week of May 22nd, 2017

Week 16: Summatives w2

  • Monday - Holiday - no classes!
  • Tuesday - Summative Production
    • Proposals due - prerequisite to production
    • Research and Exemplars - Build a portfolio pre-production page
  • Wednesday - Summative Production
  • Thursday - Summative Production
  • Friday - Summative Production
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Week of May 15th, 2017

Week 15: Summatives w1

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Week of May 8th, 2017

Week 14: Featurette

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Week of May 1st, 2017

Week13: Featurette

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Week of April 24th, 2017

Week12: Featurette

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Week of April 17th, 2017

Week11: Techniques Video

  • Monday - Holiday
  • Tuesday - Assessment - Portfolios
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    • Mr May is away today and tomorrow. Complete your Editing and submit your final video to the handins folder by the end of tomorrow's class.
    • Independant Study video challenge post-production time
  • Friday
    • Independant Study video is DUE to handins! We'll have show & tell at the beginning of Monday's class.
    • Have a great weekend!
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Week of April 10th, 2017

Week10: Techniques Video

  • Monday
    • Portfolio updates by the end of the week
    • Tech Videos show & tell by the end of the week
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday - EASTER HOLIDAY!
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Week of April 3rd, 2017

Week9: Advanced Techniques

  • Monday
    • Contest Wrapup - Last minute entries, waivers, exemplars, upcoming contests?
    • Assignment Audit
    • Next Video Project - INFORM: Advanced Technique Tutorial "How-To" or Overview
      • Topic: Your choice, ie:
        • Animation & Video, Keyframing, Post Production Techniques
        • Camera Techniques, Camera Movement Techniques,
        • Format Exploration: "Draw My Life"
      • Format: Teleprompter & Lav, B-Roll, Demo Footage
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

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Week of March 27th, 2017

Week8: Contest Video

  • Monday
    • POST Production time for your CONTEST video challenge
  • Tuesday
    • POST Production time for your CONTEST video challenge
  • Wednesday
    • Show & Tell
    • POST Production time for your CONTEST video challenge
  • Thursday
    • Show & Tell
    • POST Production time for your CONTEST video challenge
  • Friday
    • Complete and submit your CONTEST video challenge!
    • Show & Tell
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Week of March 20th, 2017

Week7: Contest Video

  • Monday
    • Audit Portfolios
    • Audit Contest Ideas from Google Classroom - did everyone fill it in?
    • What deadline would be most appropriate? Keep it small!
  • Tuesday
    • Production time for your CONTEST video challenge
  • Wednesday
    • Copy this code 4JRPD-7K2RF and create an account on Schoology - use your ACCURATE lastname!
    • Production time for your CONTEST video challenge
  • Thursday
    • Production time for your CONTEST video challenge
  • Friday
    • Production time for your CONTEST video challenge

M A R C H _ B R E A K
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Week of March 6th, 2017

Week6: Contest PreProduction

  • Monday
    • Video Audit & Progress Reports
    • Thursday Live Shoot Crew - Prep Equipment
      • Joel, Ryan, Damon, Sarah L, Sarah H, Eddy O
  • Tuesday
    • "Snow Day" catch up & production time
  • Wednesday
    • 2 Week Video Contest Challenge - Individual Assignment - due by March 31st
      • Locate a feasible contest that can be completed by the start of April (ie Teen Tech Week)
      • You'll have three days for Preproduction before the March Break - post your plans on your portfolio
      • You'll have only two weeks for Production and Post-Production after the March Break
      • TIPS
        • RTM! Confirm (Canadian) Eligibility
        • Time Management! Hard Deadline!
        • Crew Size!
    • Live Crew Prep equipment - Joel, Ryan, Damon, Sarah L
  • Thursday
    • RESEARCH Contests and post links and exemplars to your Portfolio
    • Brainstorm possible Concepts, and list your top three!
    • Share your ideas on the Google Classroom discussion
    • LIVE CREW - Pack up the gear!
  • Friday
    • Pre-Break Assignment Audit
    • Use the Google Classroom to register YOUR intended contest and concept. Read and constructively comment if possible on the ideas of your classmates.
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Week of February 27th, 2017

Week5: Music Video

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Week of February 20th, 2017

Week4: 7 Shots

  • Monday - Holiday
  • Tuesday
    • Lens, Mode, Info, Menu - "Let's Make Impressive Movies"
    • File Management Review Quiz:
      • Use _ to Share Source Files
      • Edit on the _
      • Backup on the
    • 7 Shots Assignment - last day for production
  • Wednesday
    • Gust Speaker - Laura Carnegie is in the Film & Video Graduate Program from Humber College in Toronto. Her specialty is Post-Production
    • 7 Shots Assignment - Using Premiere Elements - SETUP
  • Thursday
    • Complete the editing on your 7 Shots Assignment - Check Premiere Elements SETUP for scratch disks
  • Friday
    • DSLR 7 Shots COMPLETION
    • RENDER your video as an H264 MP4 and submit to HANDINS for Show & Tell
    • MUSIC VIDEO CHALLENGE - Preproduction
      • Build a page on your portfolio
      • Find an exemplar on YouTube and embed it!
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Week of February 13th, 2017

Week3: Editing

  • Monday
  • Tuesday - Mr May is away today - use this period to use this period to complete outstanding assignments:
    • Check the Assignment Audit - MANY students need to complete their portfolio, banner, splashpage photo, "About Me" video or Anecdotes - get it all fixed up THIS PERIOD!
    • Revise your "About Me" videos, adding the "Edited with the YouTube Editor" graphic
      - kudos to Laurel G for her tasteful "About Me" edit and use of credits! Should it have your full name though? And what did you do to that painting?
    • Finally - Go back to last Friday's instructions and be sure to complete the Channel Art and Permalink assignments - kudos to Laurel, Evan, Ryan, Amanda and Damon for linking their YouTube channels into their portfolios! Kudos to Laurel for developing her Channel banner
  • Wednesday
    • Portfolio / Video Audit
    • 7 Shots Assignment
  • Thursday
  • Friday - PD DAY - No Classes!
    • Next Week - Editing the 7 Shots exercise
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Week of February 6th, 2017

Week2: Portfolios & Photography

  • Monday
    • Assignment Audit - Portfolios!
    • Gmail Check
    • BLT & F - Portfolio Photo
      • Take a selfie - or have someone do it for you! Can you use Google Drive or GMail to get it onto the front page of your Portfolio?
      • Use proper BLT & F and compose an EXEMPLARY cover shot!
        • Proper Resolution
        • Optimal Background, Lighting and Framing
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    • "About Me" shooting time
    • YouTube Editing
  • Thursday
    • Using ONLY YouTube editor, mix your "About Me" video down
      • Trim the clips to size
      • Add background music, transitions, photoshop titles to the edit
      • PUBLISH to your YouTube channel when ready
  • Friday - Mr May is away today
    • Using only YouTube Editor, Complete your "About me" video, and present it (embed) on the frontpage of your portfolio - Show & Tell is first thing on Monday!
      (Hang in there Joel... you can do it!)
    • Done? Dress up your YouTube channel:
      • Create a link to your school YouTube channel in the "Permalinks" sidebar gadget of your portfolio
      • Develop your Channel Art for your YouTube channel; also set the upload defaults, the layout, and create a Channel Trailer. You might also want to make a Brand Watermark!
    • MONDAY VIDEO CHALLENGE - Can we cover the Staff vs Grad Hockey game on Monday? Get some video shots of the players - the closer the better - we might be able to pool our footage together in an upcoming project
    • Have a great weekend - see you on Monday!
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Week of January 30th, 2017

Week 1: Welcome!

  • Monday - PD Day
  • Tuesday - Exams
  • Wednesday - First day of Semester 2
    • Reunions & Introductions
    • Passwords and Logons
    • RIGHT NOW: memorize: CYBERDOG.WIKISPACES.COM
      • Log into Chrome (SYNC with your school email)
      • Bookmark this webpage!
    • SETUP your computer


  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • NEXT WEEK