Course MD 301 Winter 2011/12

Moving Image practical

lecturer Julien Schmid

jTA Engy Allam


Cairo Portrait(s)

“The world isn't a sad place, it's just big.”

― Jean-Luc Godard

First meeting: September 21st, MacLab 309
Group 1 (Wednesday slot4) and Group 3 (Wednesday slot2)

The Practical "Moving Images" is an introduction into film and video production.
It supports the project "Cairo Portrait(s)“.

In order to follow this practical, students MUST attend the lecture "Cairo Portraits" on Sundays in H10 at 04:00pm sharp



Semester outline

Week - Date Topic References Assignments
01 - Sept 21 Introduction
02 - Sept 28 Hands on camera In class assignment, shoot on campus
03 - Oct 05 In class Basic editing intro 1 10 shoots, Self portrait
04 - Oct 12 In class Basic editing intro 2
05 - Oct 19 Screening Self portrait, debrief One action/One time-space continuity assignment
06 - Nov 02 Basic sound editing & Short story writing, intro "Cairo portraits" Sound assignment/edit & short synopsys
07 - Nov 23 Synopsis dev. and story-boarding Preparation of final assignment shoot
08 - Nov 30 Activity Week - No Teaching Starting Nov 26th - Dec 01 is the activity week. So be sure to sign up for a class if interested. Places are limited!
09 - Dec 07 Synopsis for Final project In class presentation and discussion
10 - Dec 14 Scene breakdown, Shot breakdown In class presentation and discussion
11 - Dec 21 Final location scouting, Shooting schedule In class presentation and discussion
12 - Dec 28 Shooting week, bring in your rushes In class presentation and discussion
13 - Jan 04 Shooting week, bring in your rushes In class presentation and discussion
14 - Jan 11 Start editing In class presentation and discussion
15 - Jan 18 Editing In class presentation and discussion
16 - Jan 25 Finish editing final project Latest hand-in date, Monday 23rd of January 2012 In class film screening