JOUR 3102-2 | TUE-THUR | 3:35-5:30 | FALL 2017
Multimedia Production and Storytelling
Instructor: Jerry Broeckert

Week 15 — Week of Dec 12

Tue:
• Last Day of Class
• Course Critiques | Receive Course Grades
• Story Critiques: The Story Critiques are part of your Graded Story Graded. There is a 50-point penalty for being late for class or missing the critiques.

Have a great break.
See you on January 16, 2018!

Previous Weeks in 3102

Week 14 — Week of Dec 5

Tue:
• Production Day: Edit Graded Story
• (23) Lab Exercise
• (24) Deadline: Graded Story Tue Dec 5 @ 7pm

Thur:
• Production Day: Revisions to Graded Story
• (26) Lab Exercise
• Deadline: Revised Graded Story Fri Dec 8 @ 3pm


Week 13 — Week of Nov 28

Tue:
Return cameras at start of class
50 point penalty for not returning camera at start of class
on this day. Cameras can only be returned to Jerry at start of
class. DO NOT RETURN CAMERAS TO THE LAB ATTENDANTS.
• Production Day: Edit Video Story
• (21) Lab Exercise

Wed:
• D/L: Email Story Script to Jerry as Word doc
at broe0031@umn.edu by 3pm.
Subj line in email: jerry story script

Thur:
• Production Day: Edit Graded Story
• (23) Lab Exercise


Week 12 — Week of Nov 21

Thur:
NO CLASS: THANKSGIVING


Week 11 — Week of Nov 14

Tue:
• In Class: Story Pitch
Complete Story Pitch Form, page 417, prior to pitching story idea in class.
The Story Pitch is part of your Graded Story grade.

Thur:
• Writing and Review of Shooting Script
Write as a Word document; work on in class
and EMAIL to Jerry at broe0031@umn.edu
Deadline for emailing to Jerry is Fri Nov 17 at 4pm

Jerry will make notes and return to you prior to class next Tuesday.
The Shooting Script is part of your Graded Story grade.


Week 10 — Week of Nov 7

Tue:
• Editing the Practice Story, page 415, 13-15:
[1] Use of Sound: Leading with Audio & Use of Keyframes
[2] Adjusting Audio Levels
• (19) Lab Exercise
• (20) D/L: Practice Story Wed Nov 8 @ 3pm
• Return Graded Interview Critiques

Thur:
• Setting Up the Graded Story Assignment in Avid
• More Story Examples
• In Class: Edit Interview Revisions
• (21) Lab Exercise


Week 9 — Week of Oct 31

Tue:
• Elements of a Good Video Story
• Story Structure of Bike Theft Story
• Graded Video Story / Examples
• Graded Video Story Pitch
• Editing the Practice Story, page 414, Steps 1-10:
• (17) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Editing the Practice Story, page 415, 11-12:
[1] Laying Tracks: Voicetrack, SOTs, B-Roll, Graphics
[2] Pacing and Trimming
How to Use Graphics in a Video Story
• (18) Lab Exercise


Week 8 — Week of October 24

Record voicetrack BEFORE class on Thursday
page 407 course book, record what's in bold in right column -
and saved to your desktop. Will be filed as a lab exercise
at the start of class on Thursday.
Save it as: jerry voicetrack.aif

Tue:
• Edit the Graded Interview Assignment
• (14) Lab Exercise
• (15) D/L Graded Interview Assignment Wed Oct 25 @ 3pm

Thur: Record voicetrack BEFORE class
• Have recorded the Bike Theft Story Voice track
- page 407 course book, record what's in bold in right column -
and saved to your desktop. Will be filed as a lab exercise at the start of class.

• Elements of a Good Video Story
• Story Structure of Bike Theft Story
• Graded Video Story / Examples
• Graded Video Story Pitch
• Setting Up Practice Video Story Project
• Editing the Practice Story: page 414, 1-10
• Return Graded Sequence Final Grade
• (16) Lab Exercise

Week 7 — Week of October 17

Thur:
• Good Broadcast Voice
• Assign: Record Bike Theft Story Voicetrack
(Production Tab, page 33)
• In Class: Shoot Graded Interview Assignment - Shoot B-Roll Only
• Copy Video Files; Import Interview Images;
Edit Interview Assignment
• Class Time: Edit Graded Interview Assignment


Deadline for filing Revised Graded Sequence
Tue Oct 17 @ 3:15pm
Name it: jerry rsequence.mov
Export as H.264 (See bottom of Interview page on website)
File in Instruction folder

Bring four AA batteries to class Thursday for camera work

Week 6 — Week of October 10

Tue:
• Edit the Practice Sequence Interview
• (11) Lab Exercise
• (12) D/L Practice Interview @ Wed Oct 11 @3pm

Thur:
• Review Graded Interview Requirements
• Video Camera Operations: Wireless Mics
• Techniques for Shooting a Good Interview
• (13) Lab Exercise
• Return Graded Sequence Critiques
Deadline for filing Revised Graded Sequence
Tue Oct 17 @ 3:15pm
Name it: jerry rsequence.mov
Export as H.264 (See bottom of Interview page on website)
File in Instruction folder


Week 5 — Week of October 3

Tue:
• In-Class Free Style Writing Assignment
• Assign: Practice Interview / Examples
• Copy Practice Interview Files to Hard Drive
• Edit Practice Sequence
• (09) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Edit the Practice Interview
• (10) Lab Exercise


Week 4 — Week of September 26

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

Thur:
• Edit the Graded Sequence Exercise (Sequence Tab, page 208-212)
• (07) Lab Exercise
• (08) D/L: Graded Sequence Exercise Mon Oct 2 at 7pm


Week 3 — Week of September 19

FOR THURSDAY'S CLASS THIS WEEK:
Bring SDHC Card to class.

Tue:
• Read: pages 1-21 Production Tab
• Edit the Practice Sequence Exercise
• (04) Lab Exercise
• (05) D/L: Practice Sequence @ Wed Sep 20 @ 3pm
• Review Graded Sequence Assignment Requirements

Thur:
• Review Basic Tripod Operations
• Review Basic Video Camera Operations
• Format SDHC Cards
• Techniques for Shooting Good Video
• (06) Lab Exercise


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

Week 2 — Week of September 2

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")
• 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 September 5

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

For Thursday:
Read Chapter 13 Sony PXW-X70 Camera in the Course Book

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

Walk Up Songs
[1] 7/11 by Beyonce
[2] Lose My Breath by Destiny's Child