Rabiger, Michael. Directing – Film Techniques and Aesthetics. Focal Press, 2003. ISBN: 0240805178.
Rush, Michael. New Media in Late 20th Century Art. Thames and Hudson, 2001. ISBN: 0500203296.
Rush, Michael. Video Art. Thames and Hudson, 2003. ISBN: 0500237980.
Zettl, Herbert. Sight, Sound, Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics. Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1998. ISBN: 0534526772.
|1||Introduction to the Course|
Technical Workshop: Demonstration of DV Cameras
In-class Exercise #1: “Camera Play”
Introduction to Assignment #1: “Abstractions”
Technical Workshop: Introduction to Editing Lab and Final Cut Pro
Early History of Video Art Pt 1
Introduction to Assignments #2 and #3: Edit “Abstractions”
Early History of Video Art Pt 2: Aesthetics of the Video Signal
Nam June Paik and the Video Signal
Introduction to Assignment #4: Personal Documentary (Autobiography)
Technical Workshop: Camera Supports
|6||Introduction to Assignment #4: Personal Documentary (Autobiography) (cont.)||Rush, Michael. Introduction in New Media in Late 20th Century Art. Thames and Hudson, 2001. ISBN: 0500203296.|
Technical Workshop: Audio Recording
Introduction to Assignment #4: Personal Documentary (Autobiography) (cont.)
Technical Concepts, Resolution, Formats, Degradation, etc.
Rush, Michael. Introduction in New Media in Late 20th Century Art. Thames and Hudson, 2001. ISBN: 0500203296.
Russell, Catherine. “Autoethnography from Journeys of the Self.” Chapter 10 in Experimental Ethnography. Duke University Press, 1999. ISBN: 0822323192.
Wilt, Adam. “Uncompressed? Lossless?” DV.com Technical Difficulties Archive (accessed September 14, 2004).
|8||Assignment #4: “Personal Doc”|
|9||Introduction to Assignment #5: Personae and the Fictive Self (Autobiography)|
Technical Workshop: Lighting
Introduction to Assignment #6: Group Exercise (In and Out of Class): Camera Placement and Continuity – “Hartley”
|George Kuchar. “Tips on Directing.” Wide Angle , vol 13, no. 3–4 (July–October 1992): 13.|
Individual Presentations: Lighting
Begin Individual Edits of Assignment #6
|12||Class Exercise: Screening of Completed “Hartley” Edits|
|15||Assignment #5: “The Fictive Self”|
|16||Individual Presentations: Cinematography|
Technical Workshop: Voice-over Narration
Individual Presentations: Sound
|18||Individual Edits of Hartley Scene|
|19||Introduction to Assignment #7: Stories (Alternative Narratives)|
|22||Individual Meetings (cont.)|
|23||Technical Workshop: Final Cut Pro Color Manipulation|
|24||Presentation of Final Project Treatment, Storyboards and Influences|
Technical Workshop: Creating DVD’s using DVD Studio Pro 2.0
|26||Assignment #7: Stories (Alternative Narratives)|