Video Set Up for Canon T5i and Rode mic

1. Attach mic

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Week 5—Oct. 9 & 11

In Class:
Intro to Being 12 video series
Reviewing basics: Headlines, featured image, formatting, and hyperlinks
Equipment check-out
Video teams for week 5
Being 12 discussion
—Innovative Approaches to Person on the Street interviews
Beginner tutorials for Video Editing
In class video assignment: #WhyJournalism? (worth 4 points)

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Innovative Approaches to “Person on the Street” Video

*OJA Award finalists

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Beginner video editing tutorials for Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro

Final Cut Pro X vs. Adobe Premiere Pro

Final Cut Pro X
-Used in a lot of newsrooms for quick video editing projects
-Simple to learn and use, especially if you are a Mac person and have used iMovie
-Installed at 301 High in rooms 215 and 205
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In-Class Assignment: #WhyJournalism video shooting and editing

Due Wednesday, Oct. 18
Worth 4 Participation points

Background: http://tumblr.thefjp.org/post/18208165379/survey-says-why-journalism

Download the assignment instructions (shooting and editing)

Example of end product:

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Video Teams for Week 5

Below are the video teams for in-class assignments next week.

One person from each group must reserve, check-out and bring the following to class on Monday.

  • T5i camera kit
  • Rode mic
  • Cannon 300 tripod (first 8 people)

In addition, each person must bring the following to class next week:

  • Headphones for editing video
  • SDHC memory card to shoot video with T5i DSLR. Class 10, 32GB recommended. (Approx. $15)
  • Flash drive or external hard drive. 32GB or more recommended. External hard drives must be formatted for Mac to be used in the lab. (Approx. $15-$70)

Video Teams:

  1. Ahmad and Jenn
  2. Scott and Mackenzie
  3. Jaiden and Akenda
  4. Tyler and Emely
  5. Jeremiah and Chris
  6. Jeffrey and Kristen
  7. Nick and Kyle
  8. Matthew and David
  9. Drew and Camille
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Week 4—Oct. 2 & 4

In Class:
Intro to Being 12 video series (for Wednesdays reading and watching)
Reviewing basics: Headlines, featured image, formatting, and hyperlinks
Verification as Journalism
In-Class assignment on Verification (Worth 1 point)
Equipment check-out
–Verification assignment review
Video teams for next week
Being 12 discussion

Assignments:
For Monday, Oct. 9
-One person from each team must reserve, check-out and bring the video equipment to class. Also bring your own headphones, SDHC card, and flashdrive.

-Read  How to make boring things interesting in video by Adam Westbrook
-Watch Being 12: Intro
-Watch Being 12: If you give a 12-year-old a phone
-Watch Being 12: What romance is like in middle school
-Watch Being 12: On race

Assignments:
Assignment I: Event coverage due Oct. 6. (See How/where to post your post-event coverage of Assignment I: Event)

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