Makin' Movies

1,585 views

Published on

The PPT that goes with my 8/21/07 webinar for the Discovery Educator Network

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,585
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
43
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
49
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Makin' Movies

  1. 1. Makin’ Movies <ul><li>Joe Brennan </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] .com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.denblogs.com/digital_storytelling </li></ul>
  2. 2. A word from Sean and the American Film Institute www.afi.edu
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Help all students better express their deepest understanding of core classroom content </li></ul></ul>But why? Adopted from http://www.afi.edu/docs/missionresearch.pdf
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Harness the appeal of technology and media to engage students and help them learn </li></ul></ul>But why? Adopted from http://www.afi.edu/docs/missionresearch.pdf
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Enable all kinds of students to master the literacy necessary for life and work in the 21st century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Professional Language of the Future” NY Times 3/6/05 </li></ul></ul>But why?
  6. 6. How? <ul><ul><li>PSA’s - Public Service Announcements “Protection” www.sfett.com/home.php?id=iCan5 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How? <ul><ul><li>Documentaries “Grilled” http://sfett.com/home.php?id=iCan 1 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. How? <ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Olds” - historical “you are there” </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How? <ul><ul><li>Movie trailers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You shoot it, They’ll share it! foxjox.com </li></ul>
  10. 10. Visual Grammar <ul><li>A shot is a sentence “The Quickest Way to Rent” from National Car Rental </li></ul>
  11. 11. Visual Grammar <ul><li>A group of shots is a scene/paragraph “The Quickest Internship” from National </li></ul>
  12. 12. Visual Grammar <ul><li>Pans and zooms are run-on sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions and effects can be run away commas and conjunctions </li></ul>
  13. 13. Hollywood Tips <ul><li>Establishing shot - topic sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Close-up </li></ul><ul><li>Two shot -Letterman Super Bowl promo </li></ul><ul><li>P.O.V. - Point of view -IKEA Lamp commercial </li></ul>
  14. 14. Establish, Tell, End
  15. 15. Hollywood Tips <ul><li>Long shot - establishes context </li></ul><ul><li>Zoomed, not zooming </li></ul><ul><li>Dolly shot - camera goes to the action (office chair, skate board, baby stroller) </li></ul><ul><li>High angle - looks down </li></ul><ul><li>Low angle - looks up </li></ul>What’s your angle?
  16. 16. Hollywood Tips What’s your angle?
  17. 17. Rule of Thirds It’s not tic-tac-toe Avoid the middle Use the intersections
  18. 18. Rule of Thirds
  19. 19. “Return of the King” Rule of Thirds
  20. 20. Lighting <ul><li>3 Point Lighting </li></ul>
  21. 21. homepage.mac.com/jbtv ali.apple.com (search on video) Lighting
  22. 22. Storyboarding
  23. 23. Thanks to <ul><li>The American Film Institute Screen Ed Program: www.afi.edu </li></ul><ul><li>“ 21st Century Educator’s Handbook: Protocol and Materials Guide to the Screen Education Process” </li></ul><ul><li>Download a copy from the AFI website or from unitedstreaming PAGE 42! </li></ul>

×