Students who join this course will be introduced to the fundamentals of digital and analog photography.
在第一学期, students will research a photographer of their choosing and participate in various discussions about what creates a successful, 引人注目的照片. Attention will be given to the varying components of a camera, including the essential steps taken to manipulate a camera manually and effectively. You will be responsible for shooting two rolls of 35mm film, 混合化学物质, 发展中底片, and creating enlargements on photosensitive paper with the proper Dark Room procedures.
在冬天, you will take what you learned and apply it to the digital cameras in varying photo assignments.
You will learn the basics of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to enhance your image, and you are expected to create a digital portfolio of the work you’ve 生产d.
Have you ever experienced a film that has had a profound impact on your life? If so, have you ever wondered why it possessed such an influence over you? 通过参加这门课程, you will have the opportunity to answer these questions through the exploration of Structuralism in contemporary cinema.
在学期开始的时候, students will be required to view a collection of critically successful independent films. You will participate in individually written reflections to illustrate the artistic merit of each, as well as identify how they convey meaning through a language evoked by the cinematic codes and conventions of Structuralist film theory. 利用这些知识, you will then go on to assume one of the integral roles of a film crew to 生产 & direct scenes from existing screenplays, as well as develop your own “Kuleshov Experiment”.
You will be introduced to the basics of film 编辑 through exercises in Adobe Premiere Pro.
你有什么故事要讲吗? 运用结构主义电影理论的先验知识, 每个学生都要写, 生产, 并执导自己的短片剧本, which will be written using Celtx screenwriting software.
The class will analyze screenplay form and how a director translates the words from the page to the screen. You will then go on to build a treatment or “lookbook” for your own story. 这将包括一个全面的下线, 地点和人物的描述, 并对情节和视觉审美进行总结. 一旦完成, time will be allotted to each of you to develop your short script through the employment of formal techniques such as the close-up, 观点, 框架, 编辑, and the use of sound as they function within particular filmic contexts and systemic languages.
通过这些合作项目, you will continue to develop new skills with color grading and key frames within Adobe Premiere Pro.
Is there an individual in your life that has an interesting past? Do you feel compelled to persuade someone to think a certain way about a divisive topic? Maybe you are fascinated with the way raindrops fall over the rooftops on Chase’s campus. Or perhaps you want to highlight the achievements of an athlete in their senior year. 现在你的机会来了! You will help the class to identify the defining characteristics of a poetic, 参与, 观察, 或说明性纪录片.
然后选择一个主题, 进行研究, 档期及电影采访, compile your footage and edit together a short documentary using Adobe Premiere Pro.
Join the Salmagundi team and help the class create a meaningful yearbook to be admired for decades to come! Some of your responsibilities will include: capturing high-quality images to highlight important events on campus in each division, graphically designing templates and managing content to meet deadlines.
You will begin the year organizing the student/faculty portrait pages and capturing memories of the autumn athletics and festive holiday events. The second half of the year will focus on designing creative visual & performing arts pages, as well as winter and spring athletics. Each student will also be responsible for connecting with the seniors to collaboratively assemble a collage of their most prized memories. Joining this course build your knowledge graphic design, increase your sense of community and provide you with a platform to sculpt a valuable addition for Chase’s archive.
** Prerequisite Photography (including Chase 中学 PACT Program)
** There may be a Freshman Fall and/or Spring Intro Class added (0.5学分)