JOUR 3102-2 | TUE-THUR | 3:35-5:30 | SPRING 2018
Multimedia Production and Storytelling
Instructor: Jerry Broeckert

Week 14 — Week of Apr 17

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
• Draft Graded Story Script emailed to Jerry (broe0031) as Word doc attachment by Wed Apr 18 @ 10pm
• (21) Lab Exercise

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


Week 15 — Week of Apr 24

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

Wed:
• D/L: Graded Story Wed Apr 25 at 4pm

Thu:
• Production Day: Revisions to Graded Story
• (24) Revised Graded Story Fri Apr 27 at 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

Sunday, April 8:
Midnight D/L for Mock Script - email to Jerry at broe0031 as Word doc
In Subj line: Sec 2 jerry mock script


Week 13 — Week of Apr 10

Tue:
• Critique Interview Assignment
• Cameras: Using LED Lights
Video Influencers: LED Lighting Tutorial
• Graded Story Shoot
Inventory and Check Out Camera Kit

Thur:
Work on your graded story. No class today.
Remember, if you want to meet with Jerry today about your story,
during our regular class time, be sure to contact him via email or
text by 2:30 today.


Week 12 — Week of Apr 3

Tues:
• (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.
• (19) Lab Exercise

Thur:
• Scriptwriting for Video
• In Class Writing Exercise: Mock Script (as a Word document)
• (20) Lab Exercise


Week 11 — Week of Mar 27

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

Thur:
• Tips and Tricks in Avid
• Review Story Pitch Assignment
• Story Examples: Elements of a Good Story


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 Lay Interview/B-Roll 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