PSA: "Texting While..." - Digital Media Design 2 PBL Project
In this project students will have the opportunity to learn about the History and use of Public Service Announcements and create their own PSA based on the topic : "Texting While..."
Student's final projects will be aired on local educational channel, on school website and in school display.
This project's activities include sections on Composition, Storyboarding, Camera Shots, Compositing.
Tools and equipment needed to complete this project:
Digital Cameras DSLR, Tripod, Camera lights and light poles ( can use utility lights with daylight bulbs from home depot etc), Green Screen (green screen can be painted boards or wall, Behr paint Barnyard Grass is a good match to chroma color green, or Jazz Blue is close to chroma blue. Flat paint. If there are no camera lights Painted Panels allow set up outside,(and while a different color, second key will need to be applied ) Artificial grass rugs can be used for floor coverage.
Software used: Photoshop, In-design and Aftereffects or similar products.
Career Areas covered:
27-4011.00 - Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
27-1014.00 - Multimedia Artists and Animators
27-4032.00 - Film and Video Editors
Setting the Stage : History of Public Service Announcements
Composition Rules of Thirds Activity
Green Screen and compositing lecture
Shooting for compositing and input
Camera Angles and shots lecture
Camera shots development
Story boarding - breaking down the shot
Rough Storyboard creation
Photo Storyboard and Critique
Creating an Animatic : Timing lecture
Actual Project start : PSA Animatic creation
Presentation of rough Edits and critique