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1 Lesson Plan Lumiere Reel
This lesson demonstrates how to create a Lumiere reel and introduces students to different types of lenses and shots.
2 Lesson Plan Writing for Comics Exercise
This lesson explores writing for the limited format of one comic page, using condensed story writing with short but impactful content.
3 Lesson Plan Character Discovery (Comics)
This lesson explores shapes and how artists apply them to construct the figure.
4 Lesson Plan Storyboarding a Story Plot for Comics
This lesson explores the importance of condensed writing and writing a full script for a limited, one-page comic story.
5 Lesson Plan Comic Page Panel Construction
This lesson focuses on the importance of condensed storyboard formatting for a limited one page comic story.
6 Lesson Plan Inking the comic page
This lesson teaches about detail, texture and varied (thickness) of line to create depth of perception. Exercise inking varied penciled characters/drawings to get a feel for the pens and the various sizes.
7 Lesson Plan Applying Digital Color Using Adobe PhotoShop
This lesson teaches PhotoShop coloring techniques to apply digital color to Comics.
8 Lesson Plan Applying Digital Letter and Word Balloons (Comics)
This lesson teaches students how to create and compose word balloons in the “fixed” space that is a comic panel.
9 Lesson Plan Tie-Dyed Films
This lesson allows students to express their creativity through dying film.
10 Library Media Making The Not Quite White Apartment on Irolo: A Conversation with Deanna & Jeanette
A video conversation with lead instructor Deanna and youth artist Jeanette about the process of creating a photo book. Specifically, they discuss the relationship between student and mentor.
11 Teaching Activity Writing Prompt: The House On Mango Street
In this activity, students use this creative writing prompt to write a short story or poem using House On Mango Street as inspiration.
12 Teaching Activity Writing Prompt: My Name
This activity supports a series of lessons of exploring the notion of "self" and "place" photographically using a selection from a novel, starting with an excerpt that examines "naming" and moving on to descriptive language on sense of home or place.
13 Teaching Activity Humanitarian Research (Or Any Central Researched Theme)
This activity emphasizes the importance of research and accurately representing factual information.
14 Teaching Activity Compositing Exercise
This activity demonstrates how to create composite images using PhotoShop. It also introduces students to the notion of constructing images in photography from their imagination.
15 Teaching Activity Motion Studies
This activity demonstrates how to take photos using long and short exposure times and introduces various types of motion photography.
16 Teaching Activity Photo Drawing Exercise
This activity is designed to develop a greater sense of composition.
17 Teaching Activity Photo Hunt
This activity focuses on capturing the energy of a place or situation. It allows students to practice taking a wide variety of photos and develop their observation skills.
18 Teaching Activity Intro Camera-Less Animation
This activity allows students to create layered meaning in a piece of work through the discussion of other artists' work. Students are introduced to the concepts through drawing, scratching, or painting on film.
19 Teaching Activity Getting to Know You through Writing
This activity allows students to develop their writing skills through communication without speaking. It also allows students to learn more about their peers through writing.
20 Teaching Activity Pitch Your Film
This activity prepares students for a possible class project and allows students to practice idea development and using their imagination.
21 Teaching Activity Creating a Sensory Portrait: An Observation Exercise
This exercise accomplishes two things: it is a great warm-up exercise to introduce a group of people to one another in a fun and different way; and it helps students to understand how we use a range of sensory cues—primarily visual, but others, as well—to decode and understand a situation, person, or place.
22 Teaching Activity Speed Painting with Ketchup and French Fries
YouTube video demonstrates what you do can do with fresh McDonald's French Fries and 10 packets of Ketchup. A 50 minute speed painting session plays in 4 mins. Ketchup as paint and french fries as a paint brush.
23 Teaching Activity Story telling
This is a fun activity combining visual perception and imagination. It can be used to discuss what people project into an image and how people may respond to an image in different ways.
24 Teaching Activity Learning Cinematic Language
A shooting exercise to develop skills in narrative filmmaking
25 Teaching Resource A brief introduction to image filetypes important to photographers
Understand the basic differences between image filetypes such as JPEG, RAW, PNG, and others.
26 Teaching Resource Understanding framerate
This is a description of framerate and how it can be utilized to manipulate film and video.
27 Teaching Resource Eugene talks about storytelling
This is a short video clip on artist-mentor, Eugene Ahn, talking about the central importance of storytelling in making documentary work.
28 Teaching Resource Making a Negative Sandwich in the Darkroom
How to print two different negatives at the same time to create one image.
29 Teaching Resource Multi-Media Slide samples
This provides links to multi-media slide shows which can be useful examples for students.
30 Teaching Resource WYS web movie card builder for standard format 640x480 movies
This is a template to build the web movie card for movies shot in standard VGA video and are being prepared for web presentation as a 640 x 480 pixel movie.
31 Teaching Resource Basic tips for preparing web movies
Steps to resize and compress movies to prepare them for the web.
32 Teaching Resource Coachella Syllabus Template
This is a Syllabus Template for Venice Arts' project Picturing Health, which was implemented in eight Southern and Central California communities in 2010-11. It may serve as a useful guide for others implementing similar programs in their communities. Note that it is a one-week, intensive camp model.
33 Teaching Resource Francesca: A Multimedia Self-Portrait
This is an example of a multimedia storytelling piece featuring photos and an audio interview of a teen photographer.
34 Teaching Resource Quickstart guide to the Edirol R-09HR
This provides information on the Edirol R-09HR, a portable digital audio recorder.
35 Teaching Resource TOE 2010-11 Curriculum
This is a curriculum developed for the Robert Ho Foundation.
36 Teaching Resource Recording sound for film
Discussion on the various approaches to recording sound for a film project
37 Teaching Resource Core Curriculum
Our core curriculum is built upon the five learning pillars shown in this teaching resource.
38 Teaching Resource Media LIteracy PT. I Music Videos
What is Media Literacy? Media Literacy stresses the importance of being an active viewer, one who questions industry norms and standards, deconstructs imagery, and decodes embedded messages in mainstream media content.
39 Teaching Resource Whats Going On... Now
A 10-Week Multimedia Curriculum Celebrating the Work of Marvin Gaye
40 Teaching Resource Documentary Project Evaluation Form
A simple survey to evaluate basic/beginning documentary and/or community storytelling projects.

 
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