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DTC 208 Schedule Fall 2019

Class Syllabus: http://ruthmakesmedia.com/dtc-208-f19

The schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the class.  All changes will be reflected here and a message will be sent out to the entire class through Blackboard’s email system.

Week & DatesClass PrepIn ClassDue
Week 1 –

Aug. 20, 22
Before class on August 22nd review:

DTC 208 Syllabus

Doing Film History

A Very Short History of Cinema
Introductions

Film Histories
Sunday August 25th – Be Natural screens at the Kenworthy in moscow at 4:15 and 7pm. Attend one screening.
Week 2 –

Aug. 27, 29
Before class on August 27th review:

The Advent of Cinema

Zoetrope History
Debrief Be Natural, Pre-Cinema & Early Film History

Zoetropes & Thaumatropes

Unit #1 – Silent Films & Editing

Week 3 –

Sept. 3, 5
Before class on September 3rd review:

The History of Cutting
Silent Films & “Life of An American Fireman”

Intercutting
Due Before Class on September 5th: Thaumatropes
Week 4 –

Sept. 10, 12
Premiere Tutorials:

Editing Basics in Premiere

Trimming Clips

How to Export a Video in Adobe Premiere Pro
Premiere Intro

Workday
Week 5 –

Sept. 17, 19

Workday
 
Rough Cut Review
Due by the End of the Day on September 17th – Premiere Worksheet

Due Before Class on September 19th – Rough Drafts of Intercut Assignment

Due by the end of the day on Sept. 19th – Peer Reviews
Week 6 –

Sept. 24, 26
1910/20s Presentations

1930s/40s Presentations
Due by the End of the Day on September 26th – Intercut Assignment

Unit #2 – Classical Hollywood & Scene Construction

Week 7 –

Oct. 1, 3
Before class on October 1st review:

History of Hollywood

Characteristics of Film Noir

The Basics of Lighting for Film Noir
Classical Hollywood, Film Noir, & clips from “The Cutting Edge”
 
“Double Indemnity”
Week 8 –

Oct. 8, 10
Before October 8th review:

Knowing the Different Parts of a Camera
Camera Workshop/Lighting

Camera Workshop/Lighting
Week 9 –

Oct. 15, 17


Camera Workshop/Lighting

1950s/60s Presentations
Due by the End of the Day on October 17th – Camera/Lighting Worksheet
Week 10 –

Oct. 22, 24
No Formal Class on Tuesday October 22nd – Workday

Peer Review
Due Before Class on October 24th – Rough Drafts of Scene Assignment

Due by the end of the day on October 24th – Peer Reviews
Week 11 –  

Oct. 29, 31
1970s/80s Presentations

1990s/2000s Presentations

Unit #3 – Contemporary Hollywood & Sound Design

Week 12 –

Nov. 5, 7
Before class on November 5th review:

The History of Sound at the Movies

Introduction to Foley and Sound Effects for Film

Class Cancelled

Contemporary Hollywood & Sound — Start “Wall-E”
Due By the End of the Day on November 8th – Scene Assignment
Week 13 –

Nov. 12, 14
 “Wall-E”

Sound/Foley Workshop
Due by the end of the day on November 15th – Sound/Foley Worksheets
Week 14 –

Nov. 19, 21
Workday

Rough Cut Review
Due Before Class on November 21 – Rough Cuts of Audio Replacement Scenes

Due by the end of the day on November 21st – Peer Reviews
November 26, 28  No ClassThanksgiving Break
Week 15 –

Dec. 3, 5
Workday

Workday
Finals No Class MeetingDue By the End of the Day on Tuesday December 10th – Audio Replacement Scenes