Winter Season

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Year 1: Project Anime > prep #3

Stop motion "Jason and the Argonauts" by Ray Harryhausen

Make! Make! Make!

For tomorrow
Bring you storyboard/plan of approach.
Bring your first try-outs/shots.

Tuesday December 20th will be a full day session from 10:00 - 16:00.

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Mélinda Tang (Cinema 4D exercise 2016)


The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a documentary about the history of film by Mark Cousins.

'The director and narrator, Mark Cousins, a film critic from Northern Ireland [...], aims for comprehensiveness and coherence. He wants to tell the whole story, from Genesis to Revelation, as the saying goes, but he also wants this vast chronicle to have a shape and a point: themes and patterns amid the names, places and images. He succeeds to an impressive extent. The results of his dogged research, compulsive travel and hard thinking are exemplary, useful and sometimes thrilling.'

- The New York Times  (read the full article)

Year 1: Scenario 9/10

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 12 December 2016, Mon, 13.00

In this last class before the finals, everyone will be working on their photonovel projects. Please bring your favourite film and laptop to class to work on your project. (You can prepare either on a big sheet of paper or as a photo file to be projected on the wall.) Check the photonovel project information one more time before our class and start choosing your frames.

Please also bring your synopsis, treatments, and scripts (written so far) for your main project. Print your scripts. While you work on your photonovel project, I will be giving feedback on your scripts. 

Year 1: Project Anime > prep #2

Let's bring your imagination to life!

For next time
Define: your concept/purpose + medium.
Watch: The 12 principles of animation (Disney). Vimeo Link
Find: an inspiring animation which is in the direction of your project. And analyze how they created this?

By e-mail I have send you some extra information.

Goal for next session
To have a storyboard and a plan of approach for your animation project. So again bring sketch materials, but also e.g. clay or cardboard.

Thursday December 15th will be a morning session from 10:00 - 12:30.

Year 1: project anime

Date: 08.12. Begin 13.30 hrs. | Lecturer Dave
Please bring material to write and sketch, so that you will be able to work on your concepts for this project.

Year 1: Scenario 8/10

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 8 December 2016, Thu, 10.30

Now it is the time to turn your treatments into scenarios! After learning the two types of scriptwriting, everyone will work on their own 5-minute film projects. Please bring your laptop to the class. Make a Celtx account if you still have not done so. Also, have your main project's final treatment with you. 

Moving Image Colloquium

Date: 13.12.16 | Meeting 09.15 hrs | Begin sharp 9.30 hrs | Lecturer: Katharina & Lot | students of moving image will present own work (free choice) and discuss it in the group
Něco z Alenky by Jan Švankmajer  
09.30 – 09.50 Tim
09.50 – 10.10 Rutger
10.10 – 10.30 Mohamed
10.30 – 10.50 Toms
             10.50 – 11.10 Ina and Marc
11.10 – 11.30 Michel
11.30 – 11.50 Anne & Wouter
11.50 – 12.10 Jolein
12.10 – 12.30 Bogdana

Year 1: Scenario 7/10

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 5 December 2016, Mon, 13.00

We will be working on your favourite film-photonovel project with cards. Bring the first draft of your favourite film's treatments. Either bring flash-cards or print the scenes in boxes on an A4 and cut them. 

Year 1 + 2 assemblage and montage in moving image design

Date: Tue 06.12. | Begin 10.00 hrs

During the last weeks, you exercised your skills in framing shoots, choosing angles and creating relations through montage. 

This is the last exercise: video black and white, diegetic sound (may also be music), as little as possible dialogue, you may use zoom, you may use moving camera, you may use visual match and blends, you may use match to action, you may use match to sound, this time you are also allowed to experiment and create an assemblage of two shots in one frame composition. You may also use a still and insert the moving image in one part of the still. 

Choose your frame and technique carefully. Be prepared to explain why you made choices. Also, you will have to articulate the reasons for the interconnecting themes. I am looking forward to seeing your clips!

Year 1: Scenario 6/10

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 1 December 2016, Thu, 13.00

In this session, we will be working on your project treatments. Bring the first draft of your main project treatments and your favourite film’s treatment. Also bring flash-cards (presentation cards) to the class for the cardwork. (If you cannot find them, prepare A6 or A7 size papers - each one filled with one scene from your treatment.)

Year 1: Scenario 5/10

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 28 November 2016, Mon 13.00.

In this class, all the students will pitch their projects. Bring your main project synopsises to class. Afterwards, students will learn to turn their synopsises into treatments. We will end the class with a writing workshop.

Philosophy 1/2 | The work of art in the age of its technological reproduction

Lecturer: Lot | Date: 30.11.

Next week we'll discuss Walter Benjamin's essay 'The work of art in the age of its technological reproduction'. Think about (and prepare an answer for) the following question:

What is lost and what is gained by the technological reproduction of art?

Year 2: Scenario/Transfer - Finals!

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 24 November 2016, Thu 13.30.

Congratulations! You made it. I am looking forward to watching your films.

All the students will present their work in 10 minutes and afterwards there will be a 10 minutes Q&A for each project. 

Your presentations should include:
  1. Your moodboard work.
  2. One photo or footage from our filming day, preferably directed by you. You will talk over your work.
  3. Your final one-minute film. After viewing it together, there will be Q&A.

Everyone will have 5 min moodboard and photo/footage presentation time + 5 min of film viewing and film presentation time + 10 min Q&A time (20 min in total).

Bring a copy of your films on a flash-drive. Bring one high quality photo camera for presentation and moodboard shootings (One camera would be enough for all the projects.)

Year 1: Scenario 4/10

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 24 November 2016, Thu 10.30.

In this class, everyone will introduce their main character and give a short presentation on their collage work. Bring your collage work and detailed character analysis.

In the second part of the class, we will start working on the main project synopsises. Bring your laptops or a notebook and a pen/pencil. Also, watch your favourite film  before class and bring it along on your laptops. Please bring me a copy of your chosen film on flash-drive. 

Department Meeting

#thewakeupcall | Wednesday 23.11. | Begin 12.30 sharp

Year 2: Scenario/Transfer 9/10

Lecturer: Nur Özgenalp | Date: 21 November 2016, Mon 13.00.

We will be in the editing room today. All the students will work on their project and finalise their editing. The room is booked from 13.00 to 17.00. Please upload your material to the editing sets before the class starts.

Reminder: It should be a one-minute film, excluding intro and end titles. Intro and end titles should be on black, with film title, student, class, year information and AKI ArtEZ logo. You can use diegetic sound and design your own effect or sound loops as Jan previously taught you. More details on the format will be given in the class.