Monthly Projects: You will have a multimedia project due every month. Here is the rundown for the month:
Week 1: Planning
Week 2: Shooting
Week 3: Editing
Week 4: Fixing and publishing
Broadcast Segment for AM Show: In addition to this once a month project, each student is responsible for creating one 30 sec-2 minute broadcast segment. This can be a PSA, Advertisement, student of the week, movie review, game review or tip, technology review, game recap, school event, photo slideshow, or whatever you would like to do.
Long Term Project: When you have no work to do on your monthly or segment, you will work on a long-term project. This is a project that is your choice and you are responsible for planning and executing it. This is an individual project and multiple people cannot get credit for it without permission.
Podcasting – get involved with a school podcast or create your own. Podcasting is ok for multiple people to get credit as long as you do a series of shows.
Filmmaking – Create your own video. Work with others
Music – create and record music to be used in films, podcasts, broadcasts, etc. Create a soundcloud account and share your music.
Graphics – the world runs on graphics. Create great graphics for yourself and others. Create digital paintings Create a portfolio website showing your work.
Animation: Animations take time. A good three minute animation can take you as much as 3 months.
Photography – take pictures of school events, go out on photoshoots on the weekend, take pictures of your friends, take pictures at family events. Be a photographer! Build an online photography portfolio.
Broadcasting – Create a show in the studio.
Extra for doing extra: You will always get extra credit for doing extra. You will see it in the grade book. Some of you will have 120% and above in the class due to everything extra you do. Whatever you do, post about it on your website or somehow let me know you did it and I’ll be glad to give you extra. SLAM leadership, helpers at picnics and field trips, even Play actors and crew get extra.