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Joni Varner

Cinema 1 Class Schedule: Fall 2020

"Cinema 1: Introduction to Motion Picture Production"

Fall First Section: Pink 15245/6
Fall Second Section: Blue 15250/3

Note: Canvas is the Learning Management System used by the class. Canvas is accesible, for enrolled students, through the student portal, with no additional software and through the Canvas smartphone application. 

Week of August 31st

Canvas - Module 0 - Overview and Class Instructions 
Canvas - Module 1 - Getting Started & Introduction to Filmmaking 
(Topics: Single vs. Multiple Camera & SD/HD/Film)

Week of September 7th

Canvas - Module 2 - "Before You Begin Production"
(Note: Monday 9/7 is a school holiday: Labor Day)

Week of September 14th

Canvas - Module 3 - Video Camera Systems 
(Note: Sunday 9/13 is the last day to drop or add fall classes)

Week of September 21st

Canvas - Module 4 - The Lens

Week of September 28th

Canvas - Module 5 - Introduction to Film

Week of October 5th

Canvas - Module 6 - The Film Image

Week of October 12th

Canvas - Module 7 - Filters and Color

Week of October 19th

Canvas - Module 8 - Shooting: Camera Support & Script Breakdown

Week of October 26th

Canvas - Module 9 - Shooting: Crews & Unions

Week of November 2nd

Canvas - Module 10 - Producing & Distribution

Week of November 9th

Canvas - Module 11 - Location Sound: Mixer Systems & Techniques
(Note: Wednesday 11/11 is school holiday: Veteran's Day)

Week of November 16th

Canvas - Module 12 - Postproduction Sound: Editing & Mixing

Week of November 23rd

Canvas - Module 13 - Lighting
(Note: Thursday & Friday 11/26-27 are school holidays: Thanksgiving)

Week of November 30th

Canvas - Module 14 - Visual Editing and Effects

Week of December 7th

Canvas- Module 15 - Video Editing Systems & Film Tech Prep

Week of December 14th - Final Exam Week

Canvas - Module 16 - The Video Image (Coding and Color) & Final Exam (50 questions)

Note: This is the the end of the class - no scheduled make-ups for Exam #3 (Final Exam). Please join us on Wednesday December 16th and Thursday December 17th for the Zoom student selected "End of Semester Short Film Screenings" @ 6:30. Same show both nights.

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