Film 2 Year Unit Schedule

UNIT
HOURS
ACT
HOURS
PERFORMANCE ASSESSEMENTS
30 1 Unit 0: CAREER ESSENTIALS

 

Journal: Acceptable Use Policies (AUP) / Copyright and Ethics: Students participate in class discussions about Internet use, intellectual property, and ethics.

Create a blog portfolio entry with evidence of student knowledge and understanding of the school AUP, how to use the Internet for class research, understanding of copyright, and media citation.

1 Signed Contracts: Students submit signed social media and school technology policy agreement.
1 Journal: Safety: Students participate in class discussions about safety with Internet, class equipment, and in the world of work.

Students create a blog portfolio entry with evidence of student knowledge and understanding of class and world of work safety procedures with citations for resources used.

1 Journal: Safety: Students complete the Listen Smart – Safely Handling the Power of Sound Blog Post after learning about safe listening habits
2 Journal: Career Exploration: About Me Page: Students create a blog portfolio page entry with evidence of student knowledge of self; interests, hobbies, personality type, learning styles, and also include understanding of course related careers with specific information about the students’ own career pathway options documented with citations for resources used.
2 Identification Card and Career Exploration: Student create an identification card (for class projects used throughout the course) with evidence of student knowledge of self; interests, hobbies, personality type, learning styles, class and personal goals, etc.
8 Journal: Pitch / Presentation Strategies: Students create a blog portfolio entry with evidence of student knowledge and understanding of effective presentation strategies with MLA citations for resources used.
2 Presentation: Pitch / Presentation Strategies: Students create a presentation exhibiting effective pitch / presentation strategies.
1 Journal: Project Workflow, Deming, and TQL: Students participate in class discussions about class structure and project workflow in media projects. Students create a blog portfolio entry with evidence of student knowledge and understanding of effective project workflow including systems functions, qulity in a system, and time management strategies with citations for resources used.
4 Presentation: Project Workflow: Day in My Life: Students create a narrated presentation podcast documenting their; time-on-task, time tracking ‘trusted system’, goal setting for efficient workflow; tasks, milestones, etc.
1 Journal: Portfolio Development: Students create a blog and a blog portfolio entry with evidence of student knowledge and understanding of importance of portfolio development and maintenance with citations for resources used. Students will maintain an online professional portfolio (blog) of their own work throughout the course and will integrate information and media from various sources to support their ideas.
1 Job Interview: Linkedin Creation: Create an online professional presence with Linkedin.com
2 Job Interview: Job Application: Appropriately fill in a job application
3 Job Interview: Linkedin Activity: Successfully compete a job interview
10 1 Unit 1 SCREENWRITING Journal: Screenplay Operation and Control
9 Production: Screenplay Operation and Control
10 1 Unit 2  BLOCKING AND ACTING Journal: Blocking Operation and Control
4 Production: Blocking Operation and Control
1 Journal: Acting Operation and Control
4 Production: Acting Operation and Control
25 1 Unit  3 CAMERA AND LENS Journal: Camera Operation and Control
4 Production: Camera Operation and Control
1 Journal: Camera Movement and Emotion
4 Production: Camera Movement and Emotion
1 Journal: Camera Angles and Emotion
4 Production: Camera Angles and Emotion
1 Journal: Lens Operation and Control
4 Production: Lens Operation and Control
1 Journal: Shot Reverse Shot
4 Production: Shot Reverse Shot
10 2 Unit 4 LIGHT DESIGN Journal: Lighting Operation and Control
8 Production: Lighting Operation and Control
20 1 Unit 5 SOUND DESIGN Journal: Audio Deck Operation and Control
3 Production: Audio Deck Operation and Control
1 Journal: The Science and Engineering of Sound and Microphones
1 Journal: The Audio Signal Chain
1 Journal: Microphones and Recording Basics
4 Production: Microphones and Recording Basics
1 Journal: Film Sound Design – (ADR) Automated Dialogue Replacement
2 Production: Film Sound Design – (ADR) Automated Dialogue Replacement
1 Journal: Fundamentals of Sound in Post Production
1 Journal: Film Sound Design – Ambient Sound, Library Sound & Foley
4 Production: Film Sound Design – Ambient Sound, Library Sound & Foley
15 2 Unit 6  EDITING Journal: Editing Operations and Control
8 Production: Editing Operations and Control
1 Journal: Editing an Interview
4 Production: Editing an Interview
30 1 Unit 7 VISUAL STORY – FILM LANGUAGE Journal: Contrast and Affinity: SPACE
4 Production: Contrast and Affinity: SPACE
1 Journal: Contrast and Affinity: LINE & SHAPE
4 Production Contrast and Affinity: LINE & SHAPE
1 Journal: Contrast and Affinity: TONE
4 Production: Contrast and Affinity: TONE

FINISH

1 Journal: Contrast and Affinity: COLOR

FINISH

4 Production: Contrast and Affinity: COLOR
1 Journal: Contrast and Affinity: MOVEMENT
4 Production: Contrast and Affinity: MOVEMENT
1 Journal: Contrast and Affinity: RHYTHM
4 Production: Contrast and Affinity: RHYTHM
30 2 Unit 8 EXPLORING FILM PRODUCTION ROLES AND FILM PORTFOLIO
Journal: Risky Business
3 Journal: Understanding the phases
3 Production: One-minute film
Journal: One-minute film
3 Journal: Auditing my skills
3 Journal: Reading a script and creating a storyboard
3 Journal: The basics of production
Production: The basics of production
5 Journal: Post-production experiments
Production: Post-production experiments
5 Journal: Film project ideas
Production: Film project ideas
2 Journal: What have I learned?
1 Production: IB ASSESSMENTS: ROLES
5 1 Unit 9 THE FILM JOURNAL Journal: Retrospective reflection
1 Journal: Developmental reflection
1 Journal: Recording ideas visually
1 Journal: Discovering influences
1 Journal: Citation and Plagiarism examples
Journal: IB ASSESSMENT: PORTFOLIO
5 2 Unit 10 COLLABORATIVE FILM PROJECT (HL ONLY)

 

Journal: Goal Setting
2 Journal: Igniting the flame
Journal: Support activities: Pre-production
Journal: Support activities: Production
Journal: Support activities: Post-production
1 Journal: Scrutinize the evidence
IB ASSESSMENT: FILM
50 5 Unit 11 WORKING IN FILM PRODUCTION ROLES

 

Journal: Cinematography skills
Production: Cinematography skills
5 Journal: Working on transitions
Production: Working on transitions
Journal: Generating evidence as cinematographer
5 Production: Solo film
Journal: Solo film
5 Production: The same but different
Journal: The same but different
Journal: Generating evidence as director
3 Production: Create a trailer
Journal: Create a trailer
3 Journal: Compositing effects
Production: Compositing effects
5 Production: Match transitions: traveling object
Journal: Match transitions: traveling object
Journal: Generating evidence as editor
5 Journal: Matching Foley
Production: Matching Foley
5 Journal: Re-dubbing
Production: Re-dubbing
3 Journal: Background noise
Journal: Generating evidence for sound
2 Journal: Training your ear for dialogue
2 Journal: Character profile
2 Journal: Loose adaptation
Production: Loose adaptation
Journal: Generating evidence for writer
15 1 Unit 12 READING FILM AND THE TEXTUAL ANALYSIS Journal: Close reading an image
2 Journal: Making mise-en-scène
3 Journal: Screen it, see it, say it
2 Journal: Persuade and inform
3 Journal: Let the hunt begin
2 Journal: Change the lens
2 Journal: IB ASSESSMENT
30 5 Unit 13 CONTEXTUALIZING FILM AND COMPARATIVE STUDY Journal: So many movements
Presentation/Lesson: So many movements
4 Journal: The genre DNA test
Presentation/Lesson: The genre DNA test
4 Journal: Talking the talk
Presentation: Talking the talk
4 Journal: The film school thesis generator
4 Journal: Editing a film (argument)
6 Journal: Choose your medium to deliver your message
Presentation/Film: Choose your medium to deliver your message
3 Journal: IB ASSESSMENT
25 Unit 14 PRE-PRODUCTION Journal: Embed evidence of vision and inspiration development
Journal: Embed evidence of planning development
Journal: Embed evidence of student’s role in pitch of project vision and plan
Journal: Embed evidence of student’s role in practice and preparation for the production stage of the project
Journal: Embed evidence of student’s role in collaboration with project team
Journal: Embed evidence of planning skills growth, professionalism, and portfolio development
5 Journal: Screenwriter’s Journal
5 Journal: Director’s Journal
5 Journal: Cinematographer’s Journal
5 Journal: Sound Designer’s Journal
5 Journal: Editor’s Journal
25 Unit 15 PRODUCTION

 

Journal: Embed evidence of skills practice
Journal: Embed evidence of student’s role in collaboration with project team
Journal: Embed evidence of production skills growth, professionalism, and portfolio development
5 Journal: Screenwriter’s Journal
5 Journal: Director’s Journal
5 Journal: Cinematographer’s Journal
5 Journal: Sound Designer’s Journal
5 Journal: Editor’s Journal
25 Unit 16 POST-PRODUCTION Journal: Embed evidence of fine-tuning the performance/production and final product
Journal: Embed evidence of student’s role in collaboration with project team
Journal: Embed evidence of production skills growth, professionalism, and portfolio development
5 Journal: Screenwriter’s Journal
5 Journal: Director’s Journal
5 Journal: Cinematographer’s Journal
5 Journal: Sound Designer’s Journal
5 Journal: Editor’s Journal
360 TOTAL

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