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SCHEDULE MTSU College of Mass Communications / Dept.

of Electronic Media Communications EMC 3130 001 and 002 - Video Field Production, Fall 2011 Location: Comm 150 T/TH 11:20 AM 12:45 PM Lab 001: Tuesdays 1:00 2:25 PM, Location TBD Lab 002: Thursdays 1:00 2:25 PM, Location TBD Faculty: Edward Bowen, (Office location and telephone TBD), edward.bowen@mtsu.edu Graduate Assistant: Lauren Levins, lal3e@mtmail.mtsu.edu SCHEDULE SUBJECT AND LIKELY TO CHANGE. WEEK 1 TUE 8/30 THU 9/1 LECTURE: Class Intro, Genre Examples LECTURE: Digital Video How Does This Work? Fields to Scenes How Important is a Frame? READ: Millerson Chapter 14 prior to class LABS: Intro to the EMC Video Edit Lab, Jellyfish Exercise WEEK 2 TUE 9/6 THU 9/8 LECTURE: The Video Camera Pieces and Parts READ: Millerson Chapter 6 prior to class LECTURE: The Video Camera Lenses LABS: Lynda.com Final Cut Pro Lessons Introduction (4 min) Using the Interface (35 min) Working with Clips (14 min) WEEK 3 TUE 9/13 THU 9/15 LECTURE: The Video Camera Platforms and Movement READ: Millerson Chapter 7 prior to class LECTURE: Compositional Concerns Parameters, Framing, Content READ: Millerson Chapter 8 prior to class LABS: Lynda.com Final Cut Pro Lessons 3. Building the Story (48 min) WEEK 4 TUE 9/20 LECTURE: Compositional Concerns Perspective, Lenses, Axes CAMERA REPORT DUE

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THU 9/22 QUIZ ONE WEEK 4 (Cont.) LABS: Lynda.com Final Cut Pro Lessons 4. Advanced Editing Techniques (44 min) 5. Mastering the Interface (15 min) EXPORT TIMELINE AND MOVIE TO DROP BOX WEEK 5 TUE 9/27 THU 9/29 LECTURE: Light and Lights READ: Millerson Chapter 11 prior to class LECTURE: Lighting READ: Millerson Chapter 12 prior to class LABS: Lynda.com Final Cut Pro Lessons 6. Basic Audio Mixing (28 min) 7. Markers (21 min) WEEK 6 TUE 10/4 THU 10/6 LECTURE: Lighting CAMERA TEST DUE LECTURE: Lighting LABS: Lynda.com Final Cut Pro Lessons 8. Modifying Speed (22 min) 9. Transitions (32 min) EXPORT TIMELINE AND MOVIE TO DROP BOX WEEK 7 TUE 10/11 LECTURE: Where Do You Get Your Ideas Concept Creation and Writing Read Millerson Chapter 5 prior to class LECTURE: Video Recording Formats LABS: Lynda.com Final Cut Pro Lessons 10. Filters (26 min) 11. Working with Stills (20 min) 12. Creating Titles (19 min) WEEK 8 TUE 10/18 FALL BREAK

THU 10/13

EMC 3130 001/002, Schedule, Fall 2011 THU 10/20 WEEK 9 TUE 10/25 QUIZ THREE NO LABS LECTURE: Audio What Did They Say? Read Millerson Chapter 10 prior to class RFP RESPONSE DUE LECTURE: Post-Production, Editing Technology READ: Millerson Chapter 15 prior to class LABS: Lynda.com Final Cut Pro Lessons 14. Importing (32 min) 15. Exporting (9 min) EXPORT FINAL TIMELINE AND MOVIE TO DROP BOX WEEK 10 TUE 11/1 THU 11/3 LECTURE: Editing Techniques SHOOTING EXERCISE DUE

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THU 10/27

LECTURE: Who Are All These People and What Do They Do? READ: Millerson, Chapters 1 and 2 prior to class LABS: Flash Production Exercise.

WEEK 11 TUE 11/8 THU 11/10

LECTURE: Production Processes READ: Millerson, Chapters 3 and 4 prior to class LECTURE: Talent READ: Millerson Chapter 9 prior to class LABS: Work on Personal Projects

WEEK 12 TUE 11/15 THU 11/17

LECTURE: Mine, Mine, Mine: Intellectual Property and Copyright READ: Millerson, Chapter 4 prior to class LECTURE: Catch Up and Various Screenings LABS: Work on Personal Projects

WEEK 13 TUE 11/22 THU 11/24

QUIZ THREE THANKSGIVING BREAK

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WEEK 14 MON 11/28 TUE 11/29

PERSONAL PROJECTS DUE IN DROPBOX BY 6PM PERSONAL PROJECT SCREENINGS AND EVALUATIONS LABS: Free exploration

THU 12/1 WEEK 15 TUE 12/6

PERSONAL PROJECT SCREENINGS AND EVALUATIONS PERSONAL PROJECT SCREENINGS AND EVALUATIONS LABS: Free exploration