Digital Media Studio Course Schedule

Week 1 - 1/15

In Class

Course Introduction

Slack sign up

Show format discussion

Standards and Practices

Privacy/Anonymity and Public Work

Week 2 - 1/22

In Class

Visit Production Studio & Digital Auditorium

Streaming Platforms

Copyright/Plagiarism/Fair Use

Basics of Film Editing

60 Second Film Project Discussion

Pitch Meeting Show 1

Due Today

Class Data Sheet Form

Headshot & Bio

Recommended Viewing

Saturday Night

6 Days to Air (Warning: Potentially offensive language and themes. NOT required.)

Week 3 - 1/29

Canceled Due to “Snow”

Week 4 - 2/5

In Class

Show decisions

Lecture topics

Pitch Meeting Show 2

Show 1


Due Today

Show 2 Team - 60 Sec Film

Show 1 Team - Studio Training w/ DKC

Required Reading

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

Recommended Training

Show 2 Team - Film Editing w/ DKC

Week 5 - 2/12

In Class

Script Writing, Story Structure

Pitch Meeting Show 3

Show 2


Due Today

Show 1 Team - 60 Sec Film

Show 2 Team - Studio Training w/ DKC

Recommended Trainig

Show 1 Team - Film Editing w/ DKC

Required Reading

Dan Harmon’s Story Structure 101-104

Week 6 - 2/19

In Class

Production Team Structure, Cue List/Run Down

Pitch Meeting Show 4

Show 3

Week 7 - 2/26

In Class

Lecture Topic TBD

No Pitch Meeting - 2 week hiatus

Show 4

Spring Break - 3/5

Woohoo!

Week 8 - 3/12

In Class

Basic Cinematography

Publicity and Marketing First Steps

Pitch Meeting All-Class Show 1

No show this week

Week 9 - 3/19

In Class

Guest Lecturer - Elyssa Grant

Group re-shuffle

Pitch Meeting Show 5

All-Class Show 1

Due Today

Midterm Self-Evaluation

Required Viewing

Acquisitions Inc. Live - Blood & Cheese

Acquisitions Inc: The C Team - 3/13 @ 7pm

Week 10 - 3/26

In Class

Publicity and Marketing

Pitch Meeting Show 6

Show 5

Week 11 - 4/2

In Class

Thinking in Camera Shots - Storyboarding

Pitch Meeting Show 7

Show 6

Week 12 - 4/9

In Class

Viral Marketing

Pitch Meeting Show 8

Show 7

Week 13 - 4/16

In Class

Big Show Pitch Meeting

Process Documentary Assignment Discussion

Show 8

Week 14 - 4/23

In Class

Big Big Show Rehearsal

Big Big Show - Final Live Stream

Week 15 - 4/30

In Class

Process Documentary Screenings

Self Assessment


Due Today

Process Documentaries