8th Grade - Days 1-5 Film Study/Media Literacy - "The Cove" - Topics discussed and included in daily question assignment.: - Media Manipulation - Both Sides Of A Story/ Creative Editing - "What you think you see is not always what you see". - How to film a professional interview. - Documentary vs. Traditional scripted film. - The power of a soundtrack and emotional response/messaging
Days 6 -10 Digital Story Practice Project "Charley Boy" - Advanced Video Editing Skills demonstrated: - Ken Burns Effect - Retiming - Using effects and filters - using audio markers Assign Individual song choice form.
Days 11-15 and 20 - 25 (11 Days Total) Individual Digital Story Project - Lyrical Interpretation Video.
Days 16-19 Public Service Announcement Project - Media with a message. What is a PSA ? - Examples - Pro and student work Persuasion Techniques Research and knowing your specific target audience. Developing and storyboarding an effective 30, 60 or 90 second PSA comercial video.
Days 26 - 30 - Filming & Editing PSA's (Group or Individual) Home vs. Outside location Edit Using Final Cut Pro. Use of sound to create mood/emotion
Days 31- 34 View Projects
- Class/Peer/Teacher feedback. - Option to revise and resbmit based on feedback.