JOUR 3102-1 | TUE-THUR | 12:20-2:15 | SPRING 2018
Multimedia Production and Storytelling
Instructor: Jerry Broeckert

Week 14 — Week of Apr 17

Tue:
• Production Day: Edit Video Story
• (22) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Production Day: Edit Video Story
• (23) Lab Exercise
• D/L: Graded Video Story Fri Apr 20 @ 3pm


Week 15 — Week of Apr 24

Tue:
• Revisions to Graded Story
• (24) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Revisions to Graded Story
• (25) Lab Exercise
• D/L: Revised Graded Video Story Fri Apr 27 @ 3pm


Week 16 — Week of May 1

Tue:
• Course Grades / Course Critiques
• Graded Story Critiques

Thur:
• Last day of class
• What's next?


Previous Weeks in 3102

Week 13 — Week of Apr 10

Tue:
• Return camera kits at start of class
50-point penalty for not returning camera at start of class. Cameras can only be returned to Jerry. Do not return camera kits to the lab attendants.
• Production Day: Edit Video Story
• (20) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Production Day: Edit Video Story
• (21) Lab Exercise
• Draft Graded Story Script emailed to Jerry (broe0031) as Word doc attachment by Sun Apr 15 @ 10pm


Week 12 — Week of Apr 3

Tue:
• Scriptwriting for Video
• Writing and Review of Mock Script (as a Word document)
email to Jerry (broe0031) by end of class
• (19) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Cameras: Using LED Lights
Video Influencers: LED Lighting Tutorial
• Graded Story Shoot
Inventory and Check Out Camera Kit


Week 11 — Week of Mar 27

Tue:
• Edit the Practice Story (Step 12-15)
• Files Management - Graded Story Project Folder
• Review Story Pitch Assignment
• (17) Lab Exercise
• Return Interview Critiques

Thur:
• (18) In Class: Story Pitch
Complete Story Pitch Form in Course Handbook BEFORE class. (p. 417)
What you pitch IS the story you will do.
• Story Examples: Elements of a Good Story
• Assign Mock Script


Week 10 — Week of Mar 20

Tue:
• Elements of a Good Story
• Story Structure of Bike Theft Story
• Workflow for Editing a Video Story
• Assign: Graded Video Story / Examples
• Assign: Story Pitch for Graded Story
• Edit the Practice Story (Step 11)
• (15) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Edit the Practice Story
• (16) Lab Exercise (Step 11)


Week 9 — Week of Mar 13

Tue:
• SPRING BREAK

Thur:
• SPRING BREAK


REMINDER: Record Bike Theft Story Voicetrack and save to your desktop prior to class on Thursday, March 8. (page 33-34, Production Tab)

Week 8 — Week of Mar 6

Tue:
• Edit the Graded Interview Assignment
• (12) Lab Exercise
• (13) D/L Graded Interview Assignment Wed Mar 7 at 3pm

Thur:
• Due: Recorded Bike Theft Story Voicetrack
• Edit the Practice Story (Steps 1-10, p. 414)
• (14) Lab Exercise


Week 7 — Week of Feb 27

Tue:
• Due at start of class: Questions for Interview (page 309)
Be sure to include location you've scouted for your interview.
• In Class: Graded Interview Assignment
(Shoot interview only today)
• Create Interview Project Folder, Copy Video Files, Transcribe Interview

Thur:
• In Class: Graded Interview Assignment
(Shoot b-roll today)
• Copy Video Files, Import Interview Images, Edit Interview Assignment


Week 6 — Week of Feb 20

Tue:
• Edit the Practice Interview Exercise
• (10) Lab Exercise (Steps 11-16, page 305)

Thur:
• Review Graded Interview Requirements
• Video Camera Operations: Wireless Mics
• Techniques for Shooting a Good Interview
• (11) Lab Exercise
• Good Broadcast Voice
• Assign: Record Bike Theft Story Voicetrack
Production Tab, page 33)


Week 5 — Week of Feb 13

Tue:
• Assign: Practice Sequence Interview / Examples
• Copy Practice Interview Files to Hard Drive
• Edit Practice Interview (Steps 1-10, page 304)
• (08) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Edit the Practice Interview
• (09) Lab Exercise (Steps 11-13, page 305)


Week 4 — Week of Feb 6

Tue:
• Due at start of class: Completed Shot List (Sequence Tab, p.212)
• In Class: Shoot Graded Sequence

Thur:
• Edit the Graded Sequence
• (06) Lab Exercise
• (07) D/L: Graded Sequence Fri Feb 9 @ 3pm


Week 3 — Week of Jan 30

Tue:
• Edit the Practice Sequence Exercise
• (04) Lab Exercise

Reminder: SDHC Card needed for class on Thursday

Thur:
• Basic Video Camera Operations
• Format SDHC Card
• Techniques for Shooting Good Video
• (05) Lab Exercise


For Tuesday:
External hard drive needed for class
• Read: Sequence Tab, pages 201-207 in Handbook

Week 2 — Week of Jan 23

Tue:
• Read: p. 201-207 Sequence Section of Coursebook
Avid as a Video Editing Software Program
Comparing Avid, Premiere and Final Cut
Annual Avid Subscription for Students (Click on "Price Options")
• Assign: Sequence Assignment
• Examples Sequence Assignment:
Practice Sequence Edit | Soda Break | First Day
• Overview of Editing in Avid
• Formatting Your External Hard Drive
• Why Content Management is Important
• Copy Practice Sequence Files to Hard Drive
• Edit the Practice Sequence Exercise (Steps 1-7, p. 208-209)
• (02) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Edit the Practice Sequence Exercise
• (03) Lab Exercise


Week 1 — Week of Jan 16

Tue:
Student Survey
• Course Overview: Syllabus | Required Equipment #
• Working in the
Digital Media Studios
• Computer LogIn: [username: firstinitial+last name][pw: student ID#]
( example: jsmith / 1234567 )
• Printing Procedures in the Lab
• Assignments: Sequence | Interview | Story
• Types of Multimedia Productions:
Videos | Slideshows | Corporate Videos

The Secrets of Sequencing
Sequence & Variety Shooting in Video Storytelling
Three Basic Editing and Shot Techniques:
Match, Jump Cuts and Cutaway

Application of the Rule of Thirds

Thur:
• Assign: Sequence Assignment
• Examples Sequence Assignment:
Practice Sequence Edit | Soda Break | First Day
• Developing a Shot List for Sequence Assignment
• Basic Tripod Operations
• Basic Video Camera Operations
• (01) Lab Exercise


For next Tuesday:
External hard drive needed for class
• Read: Sequence Tab, pages 201-207 in Handbook


Course Information

Course: Jour 3102-2 Multimedia Production & Storytelling
Time & Location: Tue & Thur |3:35pm-5:30pm | DMS South
Instructor: Jerry Broeckert
Office: Murphy 101
Office Hours: Immediately following class and by appointment
Cell Phone: 612-206-1460
EMail: broe0031@umn.edu
Contact Method: Email preferred; text if urgent
Lab Phone 612-625-1847
Lab Hours: Check DMS Lab website