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For Media Teachers

Open to Media Educators and Administrators.
DAFT once again thanks its generous host, Motion Picture Institute in Troy, for hosting an engaging full-day event geared toward media teachers and professionals.

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For Media Students

Students and their chaperones are invited to join DAFT at Motion Picture Institute in Troy for an engaging hands-on day with industry professionals and great networking between schools!

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Symposia John DAFT Table
DAFT Symposia Round Table
DAFT Symposia Green Screen

Dec 4, 2015 - Teacher Symposium Agenda - MORNING

(subject to minor changes)

  • 8:30 am to 9:00 am Registration/coffee/donuts
  • 9:00 am to 9:15 am Introductions
  • 9:15 am to 10:45 am Sessions 1 & 2 (see below)
  • 10:45 am to 11:00 am coffee break
  • 11:00 am to 12:30 am Session 1 & 2 (see below)

12:30 am to 1:15 pm Lunch with networking/vendor presentations

Dec 4, 2015 - Teacher Symposium Agenda - AFTERNOON

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  • 1:15 pm to 2:00 pm – Copyright & Clearance - Keynote Speaker
  • 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Industry Trends from Vendors/Consultants
  • All-Day Displays/Information – DAFT FILM FESTIVAL /EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES/WORKSHOPS/CAMPS

Media Teachers Sessions

Session 1:  Careers in Media & Soft-Skills Necessary for Success  (Location:  Studio)

  • Careers in media: High-need areas (animation, etc.)
  • Pay scales,
  • Expectations for New Employees
  • Entry Points,
  • Required Education/ Training
  • Skill Development during High School

Session 2:  Designing Media Projects for Students—and Evaluating Them! (Location:  Classroom)

  • STEM to STEAM - Curriculum Development and Lesson Planning in a Common Core World
  • Evaluating Student Work with Effective Rubrics
  • Breaking Down a Lesson into Components

Dec 11, 2015 - Student Symposium Agenda - MORNING

(subject to minor changes)

8:00 am to 8:30 am check in / donuts / beverages

8:30 am – 8:45 am Introduction

  • Over the three roundtables, the students will circulate intermingle with a different group each time
  • Each Problem-Table will have a unique challenge led by an industry professional who will guide the students through a real-world situation.

8:45 am – 9:15 am Round 1 Problem-Solving

9:15 am – 9:30 am Table Presentation of Solutions

9:30 am – 9:45 am Student Video Demo (2-3 samples from students in attendance)

9:45 am – 9:55 am Micro lesson by instructor/media professional

10:00 am – 10:30 am Round 2 Problem-Solving

10:30 am – 10:45 am presentation of solutions

10:45 am – 11:00 am Student Video Demo (2-3 samples from students in attendance)

11:00 am – 11:10 am Micro lesson by instructor/media professional

11:15 am 11:45 am – LUNCH

Dec 11, 2015 - Student Symposium Agenda - AFTERNOON

(subject to minor changes)

11:45 am – 12:15 pm Round 3 Problem-Solving

12:15 pm – 12:30 pm presentations of solutions

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm Student Video Demo (2-3 samples from students in attendance)

12:45 pm – 12:55 pm Micro lesson by instructor/media professional

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm MEET THE PROS (students visit various stations with editing, camera, lighting, sound setups)

1:30 pm – 1:35 pm SCRAMBLE

1:35 pm – 2:05 pm MEET THE PROS (students visit various stations with editing, camera, lighting, sound setups)

2:10 pm – 2:30 pm WRAP UP / DAFT CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2015-16 / FILM FESTIVAL / FOCAL POINT/MPI WORKSHOPS – CAMPS

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Register for Media Teacher Symposium

3rd Annual DAFT Media Teacher Symposium - Friday, December 4, 2015

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2nd Annual DAFT Media Teacher Symposium - Friday, December 11, 2015

LOCATION

MPI: Motion Picture Institute (2040 Crooks Rd, Ste. B, Troy, Michigan, 48084), an educational facility offering a one year filmmaking program, 32 week film acting program, summer film and acting camps, interactive film field trips, and one day film workshops for high school students.

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