COMPUTER TOOLS FOR MD | Course MD 401

Lamiaa Diab, Norhan Kamal

Lamiaa.khaled@guc.edu.eg - Norhan.kamal@guc.edu.eg


Group Schedule:

Group 05: Tuesday 2nd Slot - D2.105
Group 06: Monday 1st Slot - D2.105
Group 07: Tuesday 3rd Slot - D2.105
Group 08: Wednesday 3rd Slot - D2.105
Group 09: Monday 2nd Slot - D2.105
Group 10: Tuesday 4th Slot - D2.105
Group 11: Sunday 2nd slot - D2.105


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Course Weight and Evaluation:

1- Assignments (40%)
2- Final Projects (60%)

You will be graded on the following:
- Following instructions
- Creativity
- Format & Labeling
- Bonus for taking it further


AFTER EFFECTS ASSIGNMENT 01:

Create a kinetic Typography using the sound File “CMD_Week3_Assignment.mp3” based on the Storyboard “CMD_Week3_Assignment_Storyboard.pdf”

BONUS ASSIGNMEMT: From the same sound file Create a different storyboard and animate it on AE.

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ASSIGNMENT RULES AND GUIDELINES:


DEADLINES:

Submission within one week from the deadline: 25% Deduction
Submission any time beyond one week: 50% Deduction


1- Must Hand in Assignment in a labeled folder at the start of class.
2- Folders must be named in the following format "CMD16_AssXX_Name_ID_GrXX"
3- Folders must not exceed 50 MB.


Relevant Links:

Week_01:

SONY Bravia Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEm3YSjcu4M
Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events - Title Sequence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoBnHYKcCRU

Week_02:

What's He Hiding In There: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEIm9pxr5_E
Is Justice Worth It: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpl84D-uNmY
The Facts Of Life (1960) - Title Sequence by Saul Bass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzdU_4b1hRE
Tick Tick Boom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oKH8iiGVzQ
From Paper To Screen: https://vimeo.com/69375692
Catch Me If You Can - Title Sequence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaLDyrun_Cc


Semester schedule

WEEK DATE TOPIC & MATERIAL DETAILS ASSIGNMENT
01 31.01 - 03.02 Introduction to course expectation
02 07.02 - 10.02 AE Intro Interface, Keyframes, Attributes, Text, Path Tool Create 2 Text layers that move opposite to each other
03 14.02 - 17.02 Planning Kinetic Typography Storyboard, Sound Syncing, Shape Layer, Exporting Finish the complete exercise + Choose your audio file for your AE final


* After Effects Hotkey List

* Week 03 Slides

04 21.02 - 24.02 Further AE tools Pre-compositions & Parenting Trim the sound + Create your own storyboard


* Storyboard Template

*Week 04 Slides

05 28.02 - 02.03 How to make good kinetic typography Masking + Stroke Effect + Further work on the AE final *Week 05 Slides
06 06.03 - 09.03 KINETIC TYPOGRAPHY PRESENTATION Presentation of the Kinetic Typography video + Storyboard
07 13.03 - 16.03 Introduction to Premiere Interface, Timeline, Tools, Continuity, Transitions -
08 20.03 - 23.03 Continuation of Premiere Tools Split Screens + Format & Conversion / Exporting Choose a movie and it's changed genre
09 27.03 - 30.03 Sound Editing Techniques Volume & Dialogue syncing Create a comprehensible conversation using the footage library provided
10 03.04 - 06.04 Color Correction Color grading and difference in mood/atmosphere -
11 10.04 - 13.04 Audacity How to enhance the quality of audio files -
12 17.04 - 20.04 TRAILER PRESENTATION Presentation of Trailer and its new genre -