Ignite Rouen Quickfire

We are going to run our own mini Ignite right here in Rouen.  Not sure what Ignite is?  Here is some background on the project. Ignite Website Fast-paced, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, global—Ignite is all of these and more. It’s a high-energy evening of 5-minute (or less) talks by people who have an idea—and the [...]

Deep Dive MAET Style 47 Hour QF

Inspired by the Deep Dive video about IDEO, two design groups will now embark on the longest QF in the history of MAET. Group 1: Alyssia Craig Cathy Sarah Theresa Miguel Jen Group 2: Joost Katie Larissa Bridget Drew Chey Fiona By Wednesday morning at 8:30 each team will provide the following: – Eight Web [...]

Video QR Resources

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Video QR Resources

  Quick Response Codes – as defined by Wikipedia. There are many uses for QR codes in print and advertising that can share website URL’s, text, phone numbers, even SMS messages.  One new way in which QR codes might be used is with video.  By the nature of a video file, the elements contained within [...]

Quickfire – Stop Motion

You will be placed in teams of four and given a haiku (in french) to visualize using stop motion techniques. (You may have to use Babelfish (or Jean Pierre) to translate the haiku.) Inspirational Stop Motion Videos:         The Sandpit from Sam O'Hare on Vimeo.   Sean will give you a brief [...]

Light up my life!

Quickfire Challenge | Light up my Life! For this quickfire challenge the goal is to tackle issues of light.  Lighting is one of the most important aspects of any visual image captured either with still or video cameras.  The type of lighting you shoot in will play a major role in determining many of the [...]

Remix Reuse Recycle – Quickfire Challenge

Remix culture is a term employed by Lawrence Lessig to describe a society which allows and encourages derivative works. Such a culture would be, by default, permissive of efforts to improve upon, change, integrate, or otherwise remix the work of copyright holders. Lessig presents this as a desirable ideal and argues, among other things, that [...]

iVideo - getting the creative juices flowing...

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iVideo – getting the creative juices flowing…

Now that you have begun the  process of creating your iVideos, and are currently working on your storyboards I thought it would be a good idea to share with you some inspirational/informative videos that might help get your creative juices flowing. Here are some Examples of iVideo Projects from Previous MAET Year 3′s.     [...]

Storyboard – putting it to paper

Quickfire Challenge | Storyboarding! For this quickfire we will be looking at the usefulness of storyboarding.  The storybaording process is a very important step in creating any type of planned video shoot.  Storyboarding allows for the ideas about your video project to be expressed verbally and then put onto a visual board so everyone involved [...]

Perceiving Quickfire

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Perceiving Quickfire

Students will need the following items for class: i PodTouch Sketchbook Oil Pastels Observation Activity (30 min) Before we begin Listen to the following audio clip and identify the instruments you hear. audio clip: Take out your pastels and sketch pad and draw your front door. Now the fun part: On page 32 in the [...]

Visual Storytelling

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Visual Storytelling

Quickfire Challenge: Visual Story Telling For this quickfire we will look at the impact of using visual images (still images) to tell a story.  The idea behind this particular challenge is to get you thinking about ways you can tell a story by using only still images.  While using video, you have the ability to [...]