EMF 140: Introduction to Electronic Media and Film

Spring 2017  / Mon & Wed  / 11AM-12:15 in MC 108 Course Syllabus
Instructor: Dr. David Reiss
Office MC 208 Email: dreiss@towson.edu

Course assignments will be POSTED below throughout the semester.

FEB 16th POST

Reading for next class.

History of Motion Picture Film: http://buzz.bournemouth.ac.uk/2012/06/history-film-timeline/

Digital Cinema Article: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/video/buying-guide/cinema-cameras

 

Previous Posts

ONLINE TEXT: Lens & Camera

BLOG Photo Assignment #1: DUE MONDAY FEB 27th

 

History of Photography Timeline: http://photo.net/history/timeline

Digital Photography Article: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/technology-explained-digital-photography/

 

FIRST POST

Creation of BLOG for semester's projects.

BLOG reading w/ examples (and possibilities...)

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/26/10-steps-to-the-perfect-portfolio-website/ http://designm.ag/inspiration/about-pages/



Option 1. wordpress The blog is almost as east to use as Tumblr, and it’s more SEO friendly.

WordPress Video Tutorial by Prof. Ryan Murray :

DISREGARD his comments for HIS students regarding URL, invitation email, etc.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-s35Bu8BwE

 

2. blogger This blog is just about as good as the free WordPress blog option.

Option 3: if you already have a blog or website you can use that.

 

 


Short of the Week Link: https://www.shortoftheweek.com

 

SEVEN PRINCIPALS OF VISUAL LITERACY

1. Visuals can create a powerful illusion of reality.
2. Visuals are carefully arranged views of reality, not reality itself.
3. Viewers take an active part in interpreting visual information.
4. Visual messages are conveyed through both form & content.
5. Visual images often rely on metaphor and mythic thinking.
6. Visuals present information in interrelated, non-linear ways.
7. Visuals trigger strong and immediate emotional responses.

 

 

Links to Online resources:

 

AUDIO

History of Radio Timeline: https://wcbn.org/history/wcbntime.html

Analog versus Digital Radio: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-analog-radio-works-whats-digital-radio-and-whats-next/

AND

History of Audio Recording Timeline: http://www.aes.org/aeshc/docs/audio.history.timeline.html

Digital Audio Article: http://ehomerecordingstudio.com/digital-audio/

 

 

VOTE Posters via link below.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/g9z1r0l1ln42j1l/AACc4qnw2Ykyp0LcsMepocIsa?dl=0

3. SELECT your top 3 and favorite one -

write a SHORT BLOG of 3-4 sentences why you chose favorite

and be ready to present in class WED NOV 2nd.

 

Graphics & Design

Color Theory Basics

 

Assignment for WED 10/5

History of Television Timeline: http://www.softschools.com/timelines/television_timeline/31/

4K and UHD Video article: http://www.techradar.com/news/television/ultra-hd-everything-you-need-to-know-about-4k-tv-1258884

 

Previous Assignments


Course Syllabus: http://www.davidreiss.com/FALL16EMF140Reiss.pdf

Aug 30: FIRST READING ASSIGNMENT: First 6 pages of Lens & Camera

 

Sept 6th POSTED:

 

 

 

History of Radio Timeline: https://wcbn.org/history/wcbntime.html

Analog versus Digital Radio: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-analog-radio-works-whats-digital-radio-and-whats-next/

 

History of Audio Recording Timeline: http://www.aes.org/aeshc/docs/audio.history.timeline.html

Digital Audio Article: http://ehomerecordingstudio.com/digital-audio/

 

 

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