Building on the 6th grade 2-D animation skills Differences between animation styles (pros and cons) Animations in the workplace Assign Individual Brainstorming Idea Form.
Day 3 - Share Ideas with group and narrow down to a final idea.
Day 4 - 7 Finalize Ideas and begin storyboarding. Share with whole class for peer/teacher feedback. "Intention and Obstacle" - Developing a short story. Assign clay order form
Day 8 - 12 Intermediate Final Cut Pro Editing and Compositing What makes special effects so special? Possible use in Stopmotion Project? Spaceship Invasion skills covered: green screen (keying) Keyframing color correction Luma Keyer Transform too Cropping Speed Ramping Exporting/Submitting properly.
Days 13 -17 Resume Stop Motion Animation (Clay Animation) - Small Group Pre-production Stage Design sets, backgrounds, characters and props.
Day 18 - Stopmotion App Demo and technique. Animare - "To breathe life into" You work to the frame rate - not the other way around. Persistance of vision - Illusion 12 FPS - what we use 24 FPS - what the pros use. A minimum of 10 FPS needed for the animation illusion. Go over rubric
Day 19/20 - Students will get a chance to use the app to film "The Throw" Take a picture and move every time UNLESS you are building in an intentional pause. Smaller movements = Slower speed Bigger movements = faster speed. Revise and adjust/ problem solve until you master the timing compared to the master example.
Day 21- 25 Groups 1 - 4 - Film (5 days) Groups 5 - 8 - Digital Photography Intro
Days 26-30 Switch 1-4- Digital Photography 5-8 - Film
Days 31- 32 - Edit SM in Final Cut Pro
Days 33 - 34 - Clean up/Watch Final Productions/Peer review and feedback. Take Home any photos you may want.
*Intro To DSLR Digital Photography 1/2 period explianing concept 1 1/2 period for students to practice concepts in the school environment.
Holding the camera properly Differences between DSLR and your phone camera/point and shoot.
Shutter Speed Mode Faster Shutter = Less light/Crisper Motion Slowerer Shutter = More light - Blurred Motion Great mode when shooting sports and fast moving objects.
Aperture Mode - Depth of Field - You control the area in focus
Small Aperture - More subject area in focus Large Aperture - Less subject area in focus