Screened in class:
- Maya Deren: Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)
- Stan Brakhage – Mothlight (1963), Rage Net (1988), Commingled Containers (1997)
- Joan Jonas: Vertical Roll (1972)
- Ant Farm: Media Burn (1975)
- Matt McCormick: The Subconscious Art of Graffitti Removal (2002)
- Open iMovie
- Go to File -> Import from Camera
- Select the clips you would like to import
- Click import
- Save the imported clips to your storage media (flash drive or external hard drive)
*Alternatively, you can try using MPEG Streamclip.
Editing using iMovie:
- Instructions for using iMovie 9 can be found in online video tutorials
- Additional iMovie instructions can be found in the back of your Course Reader
Editing with Final Cut Express:
- Follow instructions listed here:
The Canon FS11 is the Digital Camcorder available for your use. They are available for overnight check out from the AV desk in the Learning Zone on the first floor of 113 McCaul Street (beside entrance at 122 St. Patrick Street). The manual is posted to My Courses and is also available online. When you check out your camera, be sure to check that the bag contains a battery pack, power adapter, video cable, and USB cable.
These camcorders record your footage to flash memory. This means your do not have to worry about purchasing tapes. However, you will need to download your footage onto a computer prior to returning the camera.
In class brainstorms of shot types & sizes:
- over the shoulder
- point of view
- wide angle
- birds eye view
- panoramic view
- establishing shot
- close up
- extreme close up
- medium shot
- zoom in/out shot
- full body or long shot
- extreme long shot
- worm’s eye view
- Use a tripod.
- Avoid excessive panning or zooming.
- Think about the composition of your shot.
- Don’t use in-camera effects.
- Consider lighting.
- If possible, use an external microphone.
40 Minute Movie: In-class exercise
- Shoot (using in-camera editing)
Video Project (full description posted on My Courses):
- 2 minutes or less
- Topic & format of your choosing
- Due Thursday October 22nd
- 2-paragraph proposal is due on the blog by October 15th
- Worth 20% of your final grade (5% written proposal, 15% project)
- Must creative, conceptually robust, and well-executed
Screened in class: Rivers & Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time [available at the OCAD library]
For next week:
- Video/Audio Project proposal due (5% of project grade)
- Review video camera instruction manual
- Get a USB stick (4GB recommended)
- Crank the Web
- !Alerting Infrastructure!
- The Real Costs
- Internet Art links
- HTML Cheatsheet in Course Reader
- HTML tags: http://www.w3schools.com/tags/default.asp
- For Vimeo, YouTube, blip.tv, etc:
Copy embed code and paste into the body section of your HTML
- For Quicktime movies:
Copy generic embed code (http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_quicktime.asp)
Paste into the body section of your HTML
CHANGE the ﬁle name, size, and controller options
OCAD Web Resources (reading for next week)
- ACS webspace overview:
- ACS webspace guidelines:
CSS demo: http://www.w3schools.com/css/demo_default.htm
Three Ways to Insert CSS
- External style sheet
- Internal style sheet
- Inline style
Hi! My name is Kate. I will be your professor this semester. I like to make things using electronics and textiles. I look forward to working with you this semester. If you’d liek to see my work, check it out on my website.
Hello Time Based Media class! This is where we will post all assignments, documentation, and class notes. Remember – important information such as the Course Outline can be found in your “My Courses” account.