Media Arts 8

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Essential Questions: 

How can I grow my film's audience?

Habits Of Mind: 

 

Content: 

Music Video

Advertisement

Contest Entry

Animation

Daily lessons: female filmmakers

Skills and Processes: 

power of camera angle & placement

functions of A-roll & B-roll

intellectual property rights

engaging the arts community

writing a treatment

storyboarding

video editing

creating web media content

tripod techniques

small and large group critiquing

film festivals how-to

uploading to YouTube

posting to blogs

production, distribution, exhibition

Assessment: 

daily check-ins

 

peer feedback

self-evaluation

screenings for large audiences

 

content completion 

Resources: 

camcorders

 

tripods

digital cameras

stop motion software

iMovie

Final Cut Express

Adobe Photoshop

Garageband

 

costumes & props

green screen

Multicultural Dimension: 

filmmakers explore the varied expression of the Portland arts community

a wide study of filmmakers who are not white males.

Integrated Learning: 

Reinforces skills in organization, community outreach, and self-promotion that serve in all other content areas.

Projects often include collaborations with other content areas, programs, and disciplines.