Lessons

These lessons will help you with doing just about anything in media from writing a script to uploading to youtube.

Essentials

Logging in and setting up your computer

SLAM Naming Convention

Logging into The Server

Server Folders

Printing


Planning

Script writing

3 Ideas or one great one

Storyboarding

Rehearsal

School of Motion: Idea mining.


Film Study

Short Films

Exemplary SLAM Films

Short Animations


Animation

        Getting Started with Animate

Create a background and animate something in it.

Exporting an animation as a movie

Walk Cycle

Creating a panoramic background

Bouncing Ball Squash and Stretch (version 1)

Bouncing Ball with Squash and Stretch (version 2)

Bone Tool Animation

Animating a Character in Animate

Animating a Robot in Animate

Animating along a path

How to import sound.

Adding a video to Animate

Flash Pencil Drawing
Line Shading in Flash
Gradient Shading in Flash
Looping Symbols (Wave pt. 1)
transform, looping settings, adjusting keyframes (Wave pt. 2)

School of Motion: Making "Giants"


Photoshop

Getting Started, Erasing, Compositing

Quick Selection Tool and Refine Edge

Colors (hex, RGB, CMYK)

Filters

Text(Meme Assignment)

Cropping and Image Size

Masking

Color correction with adjustment layers

Clone Stamp

Color Replacement Tool

Paths

Basic selection

Propaganda Poster

Typography

Typography pioneers

Animating and sound with Photoshop


Google

Getting Started On Your Website

Your SLAMFamily Account and G+

Creating a New Google Site

Add Navigation buttons

Google Recent Post Gadgets

Add A Banner to Google Site

Creating a Google Site Banner

Adjusting the colors of your site

Creating a Form




Podcasting

Podcasting Basics

Soundcloud


Service Projects

What's a service project


Photography
DSLR Manual operation

Video Production
Film Crew Skills

Final Cut Lessons

Documentary
    Interview Sound and Camera Sound    Settings
     B-Roll

Sound
Sound recording through camera
Zoom Recorder

Sound Sites:
Celestial Soundworks (Brett James SLAM Class of 2004) Login: 
slam@celestialsoundworks.com, psswd: ask Mr. Farley
Freesound.org (slamacademy, sounds)

Lighting
Light Kits

Cutting Edge


Broadcasting

Loading and building a show
Live production of an interview with lower thirds
Live production of a theater show
Control Room and studio


Editing

Premiere Pro with Obiwan
Importing Video into Premiere Pro
Effects
AE animation
AE rotoscoping
AE track matte

AE tracking


Publishing
Compression and file types


Presentation

3D
3D Skinning in C4D

Media Industry Jobs


Youtube


Your Reel
        Reel Assignment
A good example (40 seconds)
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