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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! Students of all skill-levels and experience are invited to this hands-on session that will not only give the students exposure to professionals and equipment but will have them share in fast-paced engaging sessions in critical thinking, communication skills and problem solving.
(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
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