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Technology in Teaching Showcase

Collaborative Technology-Based Projects at Hamilton College


Remake Videos Project Overview


Description and Resources


Remake Videos


Course Name:
Art of Cinema



Course Description:
300S The Art of the Cinema. Classic foreign and American films from the silent days to the present for viewing and analysis. Discussion of historical, aesthetic and theoretical questions. Primary focus on how films communicate visually. Three hours of class and screenings of two films a week. Open to juniors and seniors only. May be used as an elective for the concentrations in English and creative writing. (Same as Comparative Literature 300.) P O’Neill.



Project Description:
A 3 to 5 minute video that follows shot for shot an original storyboard or a storyboard of an existing film scene screened in class.



Faculty:
» Professor Patricia O'Neill



Resources:
Syllabus Video Basics Evaluation Template



This project is in the following groups:
» Video Assignments in Art of Cinema



Completed Student Projects

Whits of the Afternoon - Created Spring, 2005



Goals, Process and Outcomes


Project Goals:
This assignment asked students to think about how visual and aural information combined with historical and cultural perceptions can be interpreted through the language of film to create meaning for an audience.

Faculty Interview: Project Goals


Learning Objectives:
Demonstration of deliberate choice of film scene, understanding of film technique, implementation of film language with technique.



Project Process:
Classic foreign and American films from the silent days to the present for viewing and analysis. Discussion of historical, aesthetic and theoretical questions. Primary focus on how films communicate visually. Three hours of class and screenings of two films a week. Workshops on storyboarding, camera techniques, language of film, and video editing basics.



Learning Outcomes:
Storyboards of the intended scene submitted to professor for approval. Remake video of 3-5 minutes total duration illustrating implementation of language of film and film technique.



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