9 February 2009

Didn’t get to this on Friday, so…

Opener — how to make it in TV –

http://videomaker.com/community/blogs/videonews/2009/02/4237-doritos-million-dollar-contest-winner/

Discuss — Here’s how this all got started:

http://crashthesuperbowl.com/

This is a contest. You can we a prize. What does the sponsor get? Well, let’s look at the rules…

http://crashthesuperbowl.com/official_rules.html

Now, look down here at the bottom of all that print. What does it mean?

“By entering this Contest and uploading your Submission, you irrevocably grant to Sponsor and its agents the unconditional and perpetual right to post, display, publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify such Submission in any way, in any and all media, for any purpose, without limitation, and without consideration to you. Finalists agree to irrevocably assign and transfer to the Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in Submission, including, without limitation, all copyrights and waive all moral rights in Submission. All Contest entrants further agree to release and indemnify and hold harmless the NFL Entities (as defined below), Sponsor and the Contest Parties from any and all claims that any commercial, advertising, presentation, web content or any other material subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes on the rights of Entrant’s work as contained in any Submission.”

Level I –

A copy of this article will be distributed in class. This information will be a part of the test. Here is the site containing the article in the event you lose or misplace it. No excuses for not knowing.

http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/electronic-publications/stay-free/ml/index.html

Discuss the impact on the public interest when corporate interest is at work. First a review of what a corporation is designed for:

  • share holder value, to make money;
  • the CEO’s legal duty to shareholders;
  • the shareholders right to sue if corporations don’t perform and earn money.

Discuss the impact on the public interest when government influence is at work.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/newswar/view/

Level II

Opener — how to make it in TV –

http://videomaker.com/community/blogs/videonews/2009/02/4237-doritos-million-dollar-contest-winner/

Assigned groups:

Period one will work in these crews:

1. Daniel, Maria, Carmille

2. Katy, Jojo, Seth,

3. Matthew, Jason Kareem

4. Lawrence, Sai, Umair

Period three will work in these crews:

1. Donovan, Lee Anne, Nate

2. “E,” Zoe, Rod

3. Tony, Chris, Patrick, Erik

4. Bryan, Jonothan, Mia, Breaugh

5. Ruth, Joseph, Teddy

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Before we begin the assignment, check the points in this video. Discuss.

Let’s review the Lynda.com video. Take notes.

http://www.Lynda.com

You are going to try to duplicate this video. In the process, you will learn to use the camera. You will think of angles, sequence, and you will learn to work with iMovie using the “Help” command.

Now on to the treatment — you have your ideas… here’s how to present them… Here’s an example — At the computer, read through this site and begin writing your treatment for my approval.

http://www.videomaker.com/article/2974/

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2 Responses

  1. You spelled my name wrong, just for the record.
    Hey there Mr. Shear. (:

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