Fall '05/Spring' 06 : New Media Course- Making Documentaries and Multi-Media Websites that Illustrates Themes in Selected Literature
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In this term, students will focus on the studies of three genres: poetry, short stories and documentaries. They will learn the critical process of reading poetry and stories and learn the techniques of composing their original poems and stories based on a theme. Their finished creative and analytical work will be published in
The selected work will enter the following contests-
In order to make students become more aware of their social and personal responsibilities and develop the belief that their thoughts count, students will develop a theme on which their will make a documentary film in a collaborative movie production group. They will submit the documentaries for the Tribeca Film Festival. Through this movie project, students will learn
The themes may include:
Contents of the Movie Project for Tribeca Film Festival : 2005 Award-winning films
"NY, NY Narrative Features and NY, NY Documentary Features, capture the diverse perspectives of living and experiencing New York "
"The New York Narrative film competition presents New York stories ranging from dramas dealing with lost love and post 9/11 grief, to suburban tales, slapstick comedies, and films that use the Republican National Convention as their backdrop. The New York Documentaries include stories about gentrification, portraits of New York icons, and politically and socially conscious films."
Click the link to view details about the Tribeca Film Festival Awards
Read the synopsis of some short film that participated in the Film Festival
Amazon Short Film Competition Site featuring MacroMedia Flash Video
View the finalists of Year 2005 contest
To encode a film in Flash , use Sorenson Squeeze 4
For information on how to encode your film with Squeeze, see
You can learn more about Sorenson Squeeze at http://www.sorenson.com/solutions/prod/mx_win.php
If you have questions about the contest rules, contact:
If you have questions or problems with Sorenson Squeeze, contact: http://p094.ezboard.com/bsorensonsqueeze.
:Tribeca Film Institute partners with NYC Department of Education to implement documentary filmmaking program for high school students at annual Summer Arts Institute.
The studio we'll work with Yellow Box Studio
Making a documentary of our classroom
Partner with Two Other High Schools through Video Conferencing
Tribeca All Access Connects