Activity 1: Video for the web

Students are to complete the 3 phases (pre-production (research), production and post-production) of producing  digital artwork on Global Citizenship of the CHF Media Literacy contest.   Your media artwork must present the present the criteria of each contest. Remember that this will be a short 60 second to 120 second video. 

Create a new sub-folder called: Activity 1 in your Unit 4 thawed drive,

Pre-Production Phase:

    1. Create a new POST on your blog called “Pre-Production“.  Your post must  reflect (meeting the requirements below) on  a short video/commercial (documentary, music video, TV show, etc.).  The goal is to look at styles which may influence your video, so study the style and the techniques used.  Consider viewing some of these videos… http://www.commoncraft.com/
        • Provide the URL and  the Video name,
        • explain what you like about the video style,
        • Reflect on how you think this film was created by answering the following:
          • What props were used?
          • What transitions were used?
          • What effects were used?
          • How was text used?
          • What were the camera shots and angles?
          • How effective were they used?
          • How was audio used to reinforce the message and the video?
          • Were Still Images used? If so, how?

      •create and embed a featured image.  Your post must be assigned a post Category must be: Unit 4, Activity 1,
      your post must be assigned 5-10 Tags,

    2. Proposal:  In a new Post called “Proposal for CHF“, provide a  proposal/summary  (4 to 5 sentences) of the purpose and goals of your digital artwork.  Keep in mind that your artwork must meet the following criteria:
  • present the CHF project scope,
  • provide a definition of Global Citizenship
  • present your approach/angle,
  • identify what equipment you will need,
  • must have present a minimum of 3 stats/facts (and provide source) about the contest theme,

•create and embed a featured image.  Your post must be assigned a post Category must be: Unit 4, Activity 1,
your post must be assigned 5-10 Tags,