Objective: We will be working in our groups to create short films that will demonstrate everything we have learned up to this point in AVTF 1. This assignment will cover pre-production (script - storyboard - scouting - and all things creative) production (all of our shot types - continuity - matching action) post production (editing - audio control - sound design)
Standards: AVTFI-1: Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry. The following elements should be integrated throughout the content of this course. 1.1 Communicate effectively through writing, speaking, listening, reading, and interpersonal abilities. 1.2 Demonstrate creativity with multiple approaches to ask challenging questions resulting in innovative procedures, methods, and products. 1.3 Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills to locate, analyze, and apply information in career planning and employment situations. 1.4 Model work readiness traits required for success in the workplace including integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management, and respect for diversity. 1.5 Apply the appropriate skill sets to be productive in a changing, technological, and diverse workplace to be able to work independently, interpret data, and apply teamwork skills. 1.6 Present a professional image through appearance, behavior, and language.
AVTFI-2: Understand and follow safety procedures when working with TV equipment. 2.2 Perform safe practices when working on assignments. 2.3 Transport equipment safely and securely.
AVTFI-4: Demonstrate proper set-up and use of basic production equipment. 4.1 Demonstrate steps necessary to set-up, turn on, and operate equipment according to instructor’s directions. 4.2 Use both traditional camcorders and non-traditional capture devices like DSLR cameras, smart phones and iPads to record and edit video. 4.3 Demonstrate proper picture composition techniques. 4.4 Demonstrate proper camera movement. 4.7 Demonstrate mastery of aesthetics to include composition, coordination, balance, and color contrast.
AVTFI-8: Demonstrate the use of technology in recording and post-production applications. 8.3. Capture and/or transfer digital video using editing application. 8.4. Demonstrate basic editing techniques while producing a finished video. 8.5 Demonstrate various methods to export completed media including DVD authoring and digital upload.
After you have looked over the resources please see me for your assignment. It will be based on your skill level from the following tiers. Once you are assigned a project from one of the following tiers, please look over the rubric and expectations before beginning pre-production.
Tier 3: Short Film You will create a short film that will not run longer than 3 minutes. This is patterned after the Cobb County Film Festival. I have a attached a screenplay template that you will want to use for scripting purposes. Please look over the project carefully before beginning. How to Write a Screenplay Screenplay Template Short Film Project and Rubric