Media Literacy Information Literacy PrimaryStorytelling Market Research SecondaryCompositionCreativityCollaborative ProblemSolving (Jenkins, 2005) Y7 Documentary Task Authentic Audience Y6 Students! Teacher Resource
You are being assessed onteamwork and collaboration! Your Brief In groups of 4, construct a 1-2mins documentary aboutyour orientation and ﬁrst term at SIS for the Y6 students in your former primary school. Your Role Scriptwriter/Director Sound Designer/Composer Cinematographer Editor
Edit Add/Compose sound Export/Exhibit 3. Post-Production Film Product Record Product Capture Product 2. Production Analyse documentaries Conduct primary/market research- know your audience! Write the script/Produce storyboard 1. Pre-ProductionThe 3 steps...
Quantitative QualitativeA big word for saying using data Interview Y6 students or analyse ...survey the Y6 students documentaries to give you ideas Judgement: The ability to evaluate the reliability and credibility of different information sources... Information Literacy
Apple Documentary (GCSE Media) By Daniel Monteiro & Hanna Gibson
Genre = Type (e.g. Documentary) Conventions = Ingredients Eyes on Power Point Talking Heads Voice of God Vox-Pop Text- Lower ThirdRule of ThirdsDirect Mode of Address?
Script/Director 2 columns (Video/Audio) Format- Pages/Celtx Artistic Vision 2 columns Synopsis- Brief Plan Brief/Interview the subject Protocol on set ‘Quiet on set’ Camera ready Sound ready Voice of God narration Subject/talent ready ActionCamera Shot- CU, MS, LS, Cut Cut- In How was that for sound? ECU How was that for camera? How was that for talent/ subject?
Rule of thirds Focus- mise en scene StoryboardUse your own camera? Photos/Sketch Composition Cinematographer (aka...Director of Photography)Guerilla style- Use torches and reﬂective surfaces Lighting Natural ArtiﬁcialDon’t ﬁlm into light! Causes silhouettes Light Source behind you! 3 Point Lighting?Close curtains to control light
Record sound on setSTOP the recording and take another take if background sound is audible- USE HEADPHONES! Mini Shotgun Boom mic Sound Design/Composition Use Garage Band/Logic Pro- Import movie ﬁle if possible to compose to the video Original- Non-copyright! You have an ethical obligation NOT to rip off other people’s creativity... Music department to support...
Capture/ Cut/Transitions Bins Colour grading/ SX Editori-movie- Good for capturing & simple Final Cut Pro/X edit More advanced options including colour correction tools After Effects/Motion Saturation/ Desaturation Advanced SX On the i-pad 2 Color/Da Vinci Resolve
Assessment Process YOU- In groups, compare the ﬁlms. Which one did you like and why? 1 from each group gets played to the rest of the classThe best ﬁlm from each class is nominated for the SIS Film Awards on May 9th 2013 How did you work as a group? How well did you collaborate? How valid was your research?
Just for fun... A personalised pathway... Appropriation: The ability to meaningfully sample and remix media contentYou’ve had a go at evaluating your induction process now try and satirize it! Remix your footage to create a parody of what the school represents.
Appropriation: The ability to meaningfully sample and remix media content