Thursday, September 24, 2009

Due 9/29

Shoot Shoot Shoot
Bring in all your materials and be prepared to edit in class.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

due 9/24

miniature project must be fully developed

you should be able to walk the class through your project verbally and visually.

post all supporting materials to your blog

Thursday, September 17, 2009

due 9/22

Continue development of your miniature project idea.

Bring in items for show-n-tell. To help illustrate your idea. This could be anything from physical objects to drawings to storyboards to tests -- etc. etc. etc.

Think of this time as pre-production testing and development.

Be prepared to discuss the reading in relationship to your idea. ex... how has your project concept grown out of the reading.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Due 9/17

A. Revise -- one frame at a time
minimum revisions due:
add an intro, exit and titles to your piece

B. Read -- the miniature pdf -- emailed and on server
highlight phrases/thoughts/ideas you were struck by when reading.
post 3 possible ideas from your highlights

Thursday, September 10, 2009

due 9/15

Bring your complete "one frame at a time" video. Place on the server in the folder labeled one_frame.

Post your video to your blog -- vimeo is suggested -- do not forget your assignment write-up.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Due 8/10

You must have all raw materials created for your frame project.
Bring materials to work with in class.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Due 8/8

Your project ideal should be finalized and fully developed. You have this weekend for pre-production and testing. All materials for production should be ready by tuesday. Bring materials to work with in class for our iStopMotion tutorial.

Artists to Watch

Watch them all!

Wall painted animation
Blu

Catch Air

Julian Opie

Not really frame by frame... but very interesting -- Matt McCormick

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

One Frame at a Time

Post 3 concepts for a video created one frame at a time.
Discuss techniques/look/feel/ and content for each.

Visit:
a collection of pre-20th century optical toys
http://courses.ncssm.edu/gallery/collections/toys/opticaltoys.htm

Artists that came up:


Submedia -- advertising in subway tunnels based on a zoetrope

an introduction to the first decade of motion pictures and the developments which helped shape cinema as we know it today

What is persistence of vision?
http://www.mediacollege.com/glossary/p/persistence-of-vision.html


frame rate/ fps - Frames per second. The number of individual still pictures that pass by every second to create a moving image.
explain the difference between high frame rate and a low frame rate.
http://www.break.com/index/bullet-blows-stuff-up-at-5000fps.html



Vimeo Test

Simple!
Video Export for the web - desktop


Video Posting

File | Export

Movie to QuickTime Movie

Options...


Video

Settings

Compression Type = MPEG-4 Video

Quality = Best


Size = 320X240

check preserve aspect ratio using letterbox if require

check deinterlace source video


Check Prepare for Internet Streaming


video