The film and digital video filmmaking technology is updating and evolving constantly. Teachers must keep up with these changes. This class is for high school and college educators, department chairs, and others who are presently teaching film and digital video.
Much of what is covered this week comes from the participants themselves as the class explores digital video production, media trends, dvd authoring, web design and multimedia applications. The class discusses curriculum and its evolution over the next five years, specific course syllabi, and the combination of traditional skills and aesthetics with the newest digital software. The class shares information on budgets and sources of acquisition, lab ergonomics, program development, course content and structure, exercises, and assignments. Participants explore ways to encourage and critique creative work, deal with their own education as an artist and teacher, and refine the skills they must pass on to their students. The class discusses emerging technologies and what students need as they face the new world of film, video and communications.
The platform for the class is the Macintosh, and uses Apple's Final Cut Pro, DVD authoring software and related applications. The class explores a variety of video cameras and DSLR cameras. Students learn how to improve digital video labs, find and use training materials, and keep current as a professional educators.
A résumé is requested for this workshop. For less experienced film and video educators, we suggest our initial Film and Video Teachers workshop.
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