Project Instructions

Side-by-Side Screenplay Project

Side-by-Side Screenplay

  • STEP 1: Review the following resources: iMovie Tutorials | Screenplay Overview

Reverse Engineer A Script Project

Reverse Engineer A Script

  • STEP 1: Review the following resources: Screenplay Overview | BBC Guide | Final Draft Guide | StorySense Guide | Template (.doc)
  • STEP 2: Mr. Boling will assign you one short film (e.g. Pixar short).
  • STEP 3: Watch the short film and analyze everything that occurs.
  • STEP 4: Recreate a script for your short film in Microsoft Word based on what you observe on the screen. Manually indent/capitalize/etc. in order to reflect the correct screenplay formatting.
  • STEP 5: Ensure that every single tiny action is accounted for in your script. Pretend that you had to give your script to someone who has never seen the short film. Could they recreate the film based entirely on your script? Every single action/location/dialogue?
  • STEP 6: Be sure to include a properly formatted cover/title page that includes the writer’s name/film title/etc. and your name/grade/homeroom/etc. in the bottom corner.
  • STEP 7: After you have finished writing your script, read your it aloud performing all of the sounds/voices/etc. Highlight the sentences/paragraphs as you read. Use Quicktime to create a screen recording of this process (from start to finish).
  • STEP 8: Create a post on MrBoling.com in the Film Studies>Projects category and complete all of the following:
    • Upload your short film/video to Baidu and add a link in the post
    • Upload/add all pages of your script (screenshots from .doc or PDF images) in the body/description of the blog post
    • Upload your screen recording video to Baidu and add a link in the post
    • Copy/paste “I confirm that I understand Mr. Boling’s Policies” into all posts
    • Add a featured image screenshot from the film
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies Projects
    • Tags: Film Studies, Projects, Project Title, Film Title, Your Name

Trailer Remix Project

Trailer Remix Project

Trailer Genre Mashup Project

Trailer Genre Mashup

  • STEP 1: Review the following resources: iMovie Tutorials | FCP X Tutorials | Trailer History Overview
  • STEP 2: Review the following examples: Wizard of Oz (Original) vs. Wizard of Oz (Mashup) | Alice in Wonderland (Original) vs. Alice in Wonderland (Mashup) | Star Wars (Original) vs. Star Wars (Mashup)
  • STEP 3: Mr. Boling will assign you x1 film (e.g. Harry Potter) and x1 genre (e.g. horror).
  • STEP 4: Research/analyze x5 other trailers from your genre. Write a x5 paragraph post (x1 paragraph per trailer) analyzing 1. the music, 2. the sound effects, 3. the editing style, and 4. how/why it makes the film fit in the genre. Post your x5 paragraphs and the x5 links to your trailers on MrBoling.com>Film Studies>Projects.
  • STEP 5: Using iMovie, create a trailer for your film + the new genre.
  • STEP 6: Apply the same techniques you identified in your trailer research.
  • STEP 7: Include x5 different Original Sound Track (OST) songs.
  • STEP 8 : Include x3 sound effects.
  • STEP 9: Include a minimum of 50 cuts. Sync your cuts to the audio.
  • STEP 10: Include a minimum of 30 seconds (total) of character dialogue from the film.
  • STEP 11: Make sure the completed trailer is between 2:00 – 2:30 mins in length.
  • STEP 12: After you have finished creating your trailer, use Quicktime to create a screen recording explaining how the trailer represents the new genre. Provide a minimum of x5 different examples. The iMovie timeline etc. should be seen on screen and your voice should be the audio. The screen recording should be 2:00 – 2:30 mins in length.
  • STEP 13: Create a post on MrBoling.com in the Film Studies>Projects category and complete all of the following:
    • Upload your trailer to Baidu and add a link in the post
    • Credit all films/music/audio according to MLA format
    • Upload your screen recording video to Baidu and add a link in the post
    • Copy/paste “I confirm that I understand Mr. Boling’s Policies” into all posts
    • Add a featured image screenshot from the film
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies Projects
    • Tags: Film Studies, Projects, Project Title, Film Title, Your Name

Visual Language Project

Visual Language Project

  • STEP 1:

Actor & Camera Blocking Project

Actor & Camera Blocking Project

  • STEP 1:

Sound Design Project

Sound Design

  • STEP 1:

Recreate A Scene Project

Recreate A Scene

  • STEP 1:

Silent Film Project

Silent Film

  • STEP 1:

DVD Commentary Project

DVD Commentary Project

  • STEP 1:

Genre Video Essay Project

Genre Video Essay

  • STEP 1:

Auteur Video Essay Project

Auteur Video Essay

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Projects

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Jaws Trailer

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Jaws Recording: https://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FJaws%20recording%20.mov&t=-1 Jaws Trailer https://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FJaws%20Trailer.mp4&t=-1 MLA Citation Naburim. “Titanic OST 02-Disant Memories.” YouTube. James Horner, 27 Aug. 2012. Web. 27 Aug. 2012. Naburim. “Titanic OST 01-Never An Absolution.” YouTube….

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WEST SIDE STORY TRAILER

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Trailer Genre Mashup Project Link for Trailer: http://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FRinajiang-WSS%20Trailer.mp4&t=-1 Link for Screenplay: http://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FV61120-183139.mp4&t=-1   Citations: Movie: West Side Story. Dir. Robert Wise. N.p n.d   Music (OST): Varase Serabande. “Fast Five”. Xiami. Xiami,…

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Pirates of the Caribbean- Horror Trailer

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Pirates of the Caribbean- Horror Trailer: https://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FPirate%20of%20the%20Carribean-Horror.mp4&t=5 Pirates of the Caribbean- Horror Screenplay: https://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FScreen%20Recording%20Trailer.mov&t=6 MLA Citations Movie:Pirates of the Caribbean–the Curse of the Black Pearl. Dir. Gore Verbinski. N.p., n.d…..

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Mashup trailer -Gozilla

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https://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FScreenplay.mov&t=-1 https://pan.baidu.com/play/video#video/path=%2FFilm%20mashup%20trailer-Gozila.mp4&t=-1 “I confirm that I understand Mr. Boling’s Policies” ” pugongyingdeyueding ” zhoujielun2013. tiny times4 the good bye  

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