Film 2016-17

Film 2016-17

CTE
LEADERSHIP / IB
MONTH WEEK 1 MONTH WEEK 2 MONTH WEEK 3 MONTH WEEK 4

September
Hollywoods Golden Age: The Artist (2011)

Common Film Language
Narrative, Narration, Narrator

Screenplay Form & Content

WEEK 1
INTRO

Wed: Pictures, YuGiOh Card, Social Media Contract, Google Form
Thurs: Social Media Sites
Fri:
Blogs and Publishing

WEEK 2
Common Language 1
1-2 Page Screenplay

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WEEK 3
Screenplay Revision

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WEEK 4
Screenplay Addition

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Thurs: 2:30 - The Artist
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October
Hollywoods Golden Age: Casablanca (1942)
Common Language II
Loglines
Story of Film 1

WEEK 5
Loglines
Story of Film 1

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WEEK 6
Cinematographer Bootcamp
DSLR Cameras

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2:30 - Casablanca
NO SCHOOL

WEEK 7
Cinematographer Bootcamp
DSLR Cameras

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WEEK 8
Common Language II

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November
German Expressionism: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Hollywoods Golden Age: Citizen Kane (1941)

Chase Scene
Story of Film 2 & 3 3
Genre Conversation
Dialog as Screenplay
Writing About Film Analysis


WEEK 9
Chase Scene

Mon: Story of Film 2
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WEEK 10
Chase Scene

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Thurs: 2:30 - Citizen Kane
NO SCHOOL

WEEK 11
HW: Dialog Screenplay

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WEEK 12
HW: Dialog Screenplay

Mon: Story of Film 3
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NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

December
Soviet Montage: Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Hand out IS Screenplay and Presentation Guides and Rubrics
Do analysis for Presentation

WEEK 13
Kane - Research
HW: Read Bruce Block

Mon: Finish Story of Film 3
Tues: Assign Screenwriting to IB testers / Watch Kane Films
Wed: Same
Thurs: Same
Fri: Same

WEEK 14
Kane - Formal Analysis

Mon: Assign teams/roles & clips / Hand out forms
Tues: Watch clips / analyze / Pre-production
Wed: Same
Thurs: 2:30 - Battleship Potemkin
Fri: Same

WEEK 15
Kane - Pre-Production

Mon: Cut aways, light, editing, sound
Tues: Same
Wed: Same
Thurs: Same
Fri: Assign Oral Presentation Films

WINTER BREAK

Watch film over break, pick 5 minute scene, do formal analysis: what, why, howwith Bruce Block's Cinematic Storytelling

 

January
Italian Neorealism: Bicycle Thief (1948)

Develop Presentation
10 minutes - SL
15 minutes - HL

WEEK 16
HW: Presentation Prep

NO SCHOOL
Tues: Pre-Kane 
Wed: Pre-Kane
Thurs: Pro-Kane 
2:30 - Bicycle Thief
Fri: Pro-Kane

WEEK 17
Director Bootcamp
HW: Presentation Prep

Mon: Post-Kane
Tues: Post-Kane
Wed: Watch Kane
Thurs: Director: Block, Directing
Fri: Story of Film 4

WEEK 18
Sound Bootcamp

NO SCHOOL
Tues: Sound Documents
Wed: Present Pres.
Thurs: Present Pres.
Fri: Story of Film 5

WEEK 19
Editor Bootcamp

Mon: Editing Docs and iMovie
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Fri: Story of Film 6

February
French New Wave: 400 Blows (1959)

Mise-en-scéne
IS Screenplay Composition

WEEK 1
HW: Watch films related to IS

Mon: Formal Analysis - Space
Tues: Line and Shape
Wed: Tone
Thurs: Color, 2:30 - 400 Blows
Fri: Movement & Rhythm
HOMEWORK: IS Student Sample

WEEK 2
HW: Watch films related to IS

Mon: Day 1 - IS 
Tues: Day 2 - IS
Wed: Day 3 - IS
Thurs: Day 4 - IS
Fri: Day 5 - IS

WEEK 3
HW: Watch films related to IS

Mon. Day 6 - IS
Tues. Day 7 - IS

Wed: IS Work, Film project planning
Thurs: IS Work
Fri: IS Work

WEEK 4
IS Due

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NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

March
New Cinema: Rashomon

Film Project 1

WEEK 5
IS Work
Screenwriters Generate Ideas 

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Thurs: 2:30 - Jaws
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WEEK 6
IS Work
Pre-production

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WEEK 7
Pre-Production

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WEEK 8
Production

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March/April
New Cinema: Hitchcock

Film Project 1

WEEK 9
Post-production

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Thurs: 2:30 - Hitchcock
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WEEK 10

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WEEK 11
Present Films/ Send to IB

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May

Film Project 2

WEEK 13
Pre-production

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Thurs: 2:30 - Class Choice
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WEEK 14
Pre-production

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WEEK 15
Production

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WEEK 16
Production

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June

Film Project 2 and Portfolio

WEEK 17
Post-production

NO SCHOOL
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WEEK 18
Post-production

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WEEK 19
Portfolio Prep/Present

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WEEK 20
Recommendations

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CTE FRAMEWORKS UNITS

Course Units

Unit Hours Unit Hours
Unit 0: Career Essentials 30 Unit 6: Filmmaking Boot Camp: Visual Structures 40
Unit 1: History of Film/Cinema 45 Unit 7: Camera and Lens 20
Unit 2: Pre-Production 40 Unit 8: Lighting 20
Unit 3: Production (Production Portfolio) 40 Unit 9: Audio and Microphones 20
Unit 4: Post-Production 40 Unit 10: Video Editing, Graphics, and Publishing 20
Unit 5: Textual Analysis 45 TOTAL 360