Thursday, April 30, 2009

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Editor Competency Test

On Thursday everyone will be taking either the Color certification test or a Career Tech test to show competency in editing. Click on the link below and then click on the link for the "Media Production: Editor" test. This document will show you all of the topics that the test will cover.

READ THIS DOCUMENT! Today you need to create a study guide for yourself. Pick at least 10 of the tasks listed and explain them. For example:

Task F.01 Understand safe areas:

  • Title safe
  • Action safe
Research and answer: What is title safe?

Email a copy to me at, and then study it!!

Photoshop Tools

We've been looking at the toolbox in Photoshop. The image below ranks them in terms of their importance for video professionals.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Major movie shot in Oklahoma needs extras!

The Killer Inside Me is a film that will start shooting in Oklahoma in March. It stars Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson and Jessica Alba. They are going to start casting extras. Being an extra would be a wonderful insight into the day-to-day grind of filmmaking. Check out this article for more info or go to

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Friday, March 6

AM Class: After your quiz you are to begin working on your final project for Color. We will be working on this for a couple of weeks, so do not think that it is due immediately. Continue passing the hard drive around and drag the folder Wes Movie onto your computer. Read the assignment posted below, and get to work!

PM Class: Work through Lesson 7 in the Color book. At the end of class you will have a quiz over Lessons 4-7. There are also 2 short assignments over Lesson 7 that are due by the end of class. Those are posted below under the titles "Color Recipes Assignment 1" and "Color Recipes Assignment 2." No late work will be accepted!

Everyone should know that you continue to receive Employability Grades even when I am not there. So be productive!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Common Recipes Assignment 2

This assignment along with yesterday's is due at the end of class today.