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Year/Subj.

Y1 Camera Next Project: Studio One (2-12 Sept)

Class # 1 / C1

Date: Tues 28 July PM DW Next Class: Tues 4th Aug PM DW

Loc / [Guest?]: Screening Room Lighting & Exposure I (as Gaffers & Lx's)

Subject: Welcome electives / Pathway intro / exercise

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

- Course Outline - unpack

- Their wants, needs, expectations

- Give them "Film Shorthand" exercise as a WARM UP

- Come back at 3:00 and review footage

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
- 5266 Course outlines x14

- Film Shorthand Ex. for 14


Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project: Studio One

Class # 1/C2 DW

Date: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]: 1014

Subject: Lighting I

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

- get lights & stuff


- Lighting & Grip Dept's - what do they do? ------------------------------------ - Blackboard list
- STAGING / HANDLING / WRAPPING
- lights
- stands ___c-stand forest

- cutters ___carrying / soft & hard cuts / tricks

- diff ___decreasing or increasing intensity onto 4x4

- cables ___run out from power to lamp / coiling

- bags
- Calls
spot-flood
pan...lamp left-right
walk it…in, out, lamp left-right

- Kodak CD

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
- work gloves
- pegs & gels
1 202
3 monitors
2 redhead kits
7 cstands
? cutters (to taste)
- KODAK CD-ROM: Art of Lighting for Film
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project: Studio One

Class # 1 / C3 DW

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 PM Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]: 1014

Subject: Operating

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


- [watch a movie with the sound turned down] to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll
- Set up one cam patched into screen

- What does the Operator do?


- 1st audience
ž what do I want to see next?
- looks after
frame
story
talent
director
- communicates
the olden days (pre vid split)
- Relations: Dir / DP / Focus / Grip / Art Dept.
- Skills: Framing & Comp. / Commun.&Negotiation
- Tools: HEAD / your eye
- Bb Excerpts: SOC magazine, etc. (AllCam/CrewRoles/Op)
- Exercise: SNAP TO FRAME 15 min
- Handout: 7 Exercises
- Go out to do exercise, tape it
- 3:15 come back to review

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
- Parenthood, ch. 4 & 5
- Handout: 7 exercises
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project:
Class # C-4

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]: Studio

Subject: Focus

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


- watch a film w/ sound off for: LIGHTING / OPERATING to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll
- Optics Keynote
- ESTIMATION EXERCISES
- 5-foot lines
- Guess & Measure
- The Duel
- Surprise!

- Shooting Exercise - 4 people per camera


- light 3 points -
back & front w/ bounce
mid direct thru diff
- measure all 3 points
put arrows on lens
- walk and pull

- view

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
- DW's computer / Cables
- monitor from 1003
- tape measures
- focus target
- camera tape arrows
- redhead kits / polys / diffs / slates / worktapes
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project:
Class # C-4 DW

Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 PM Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]: 1014

Subject: Focus

Class L/O: don't neglect focus

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


- 7 Operating exercises to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll
- Watch and feedback on their exercises fr/ Last Week
- 2 or 3 people demonstrate a Snap-to-Frame
- Exposure
- FOCUS - what is it?
- why important? write on board
- how can it be used for drama?
- Focus Keynote
- Play w/ Focus & DOF
- setup 3 cams (4@)
- a)op&pull; b)&c) stand in frame at diff foc depths; d) watch mon.
- op rolls focus between them
- they stand far apart, then ever closer
- op adjusts iris (focuses) then foc lngth (then focuses),
sees diff between them
- Show about marking lens
tape arrows
camera (connected to screen)
actor walks
focus puller gets eyeballs
operator operates while
focus puller pulls focus RECORD THIS
watch back

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
- DW's computer / Cables - Tell story with focus
- camera tape arrows - deep focus
- Operating exercises given last week - shallow focus
- Focus Targets - explore then select
- Redhead kit - rack
- scissors - point (draw our attn to something)
- discover (walking into and out of DOF)
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project:
Class # C-5

Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]: Studio

Subject: Camera Movement

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll
- Review tapes from last week's Focus class

- What does CamMvmt ACCOMPLISH?


[alters relationship btwn subj & frame]
- What are some different TYPES of camera moves?
[pan/tilt, track, follow, crane,…]
- What are some different METHODS for moving the camera?
[dolly, steadi…]
- read a bit fr/ Bill Hines
- show a bit from VERTIGO and ROPE
- show how to set dolly track
- among the different types of tracking shots are:
reveal
approach
lead
alongside
counter

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
- Bill Hines Operating Book
- Vertigo
- Rope
- Dolly, Track, Turnbuckles, Sandbags
Level, wedges,
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project:
Class # C-6 AL

Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]: Studio

Subject: Lighting & Exposure II

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
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Class # C-7 DW

Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]: 1014

Subject: Assisting

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll
- see NOTES: Lessons / Camera Craft / Notes on Assisting
RE-CRAFT THIS CLASS!!

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project:
Class # C-8 AL

Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]:
Subject: Shot Making 1

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

Alan Locke's class where he challenges students to create a


series of shots to a given set of parameters.

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project:
Class # C-9 AL

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]:
Subject: Shot Making 2

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

Alan Locke's class where he challenges students to create a


series of shots to a given set of parameters.

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
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Class # C-10 AL

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]:
Subject: Shot Making 3

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

Alan Locke's class where he challenges students to create a


series of shots to a given set of parameters.

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
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Class # D-1 AL

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]:
Subject: Shot Making 4

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

Alan Locke's class where he challenges students to create a


series of shots to a given set of parameters.

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project: Studio One

Class # D-2 DW

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008 pm Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]:
Subject: Discuss then RIG STUDIO LIGHTING GRID for Studio One

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

- Discuss St.1 projects for visual attainment

- Review Daily Routine

- Discuss other assessment (Cam 2) to iron out any kinks

- Get out cameras

- Set back focus


cut little arrows

- Snap to frame exercise - 1 camera plugged into projector


2 or 3 talent
they snap to a size - 3 goes each then rotate

- Snap to master exercise


same, but with 4 people, staged in depth (by Directors)
3 goes each at setting a master
once each from a different position

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class
- Briefs: Camera 1 & Camera 2
- Studio One Daily Routine
- Y1 specialisations list
- Studio 1 Crew lists
- Studio 1 scripts
- white camera tape & scissors
- work tape
Year/Subj. Y1 Camera Next Project:
Class # D-3 DW

Date: Friday, November 21, 2008 am Next Class:


Loc / [Guest?]:
Subject: A Look Ahead

Class L/O:

Assignment fr/ last class: Resources


to access for teaching backup ü
(files, books, url's,…)

- Roll

- 1st hour: Give class two pictures, they have to light 2 shots to same
feel as pictures (not nec same LOOK) - they must call the
size / Look / feel - all class be crew. Record (one cam).

- 15 min break

- Watch VISIONS OF LIGHT (92 min)

Conversation / Keynote / Exercise / Research / Misc.Activity / View


Materials Assignment for Next Class