Moving Image | Course MD 301

Teaching Assistant | Nora Kahil

Class Outline

WEEK DATE TOPIC & CLASS WORK ASSIGNMENT
1 SEP 20 Principles of Film Language, exploring basic visual language (Examples from Birdman & Fight Club), and directing a sequence
2 SEP 27 Framing, Shot types and Storyboarding One action film: 8 to 10 still shots (In class assignment) Assignment feedback
3 OCT 4 Camera Settings, Video Formats and Basic Editing Editing the one action film + Story board
4 OCT 11 Camera Angles & Movement Assignment feedback + Get specified camera angles and movement from your movies library.
5 OCT 18 Group presentations and Film Discussion 30 to 60sec self-portrait clip
6 OCT 25 Mid-Term Week (No Teaching)
7 NOV 01 Story & Plot Watch The grand budapest hotel + plot breakdown
8 NOV 06 Introduction to Editing Techniques In class assignment on Premiere/ Finalcut 7
9 NOV 13 Final Project Introduction Preproduction
10 NOV 27 Final Project Consultations
11 DEC 04 Final Project Consultations Production
12 DEC 11 Final Project Consultations Post Production
13 DEC 18-22 Final Projects Submissions & Screening