Week 4: Day 1 – Enterprise Story I Assignment

All students must produce a multimedia story that either profiles a person, community, business or organization, or focuses on a community issue or solution to a community issue. The final project must include:

  • A headline, dek and lede
  • 750+ words, plus two of the following components:
    • 3+ photos
    • 90 seconds of audio (one 90-sec. clip, two 45-sec. clips, or three 30-sec. clips)
    • 90 seconds of video (one 90-sec. clip, two 45-sec. clips, or three 30-sec. clips)
    • Data visualization

To submit your project, post your story to the Five Blocks website before class on 6/13.

Week 2: Day 1 – Audio Slideshow Assignment

All students must produce a 2- to 3-minute audio slideshow that profiles a single individual. The final project must include:

  • A headline, dek and lede
  • 15+ photos edited in Lightroom
  • 2-3 minutes of audio edited in Audition or Premiere
  • Final .mov edited in Premiere with transitions between each image

To submit your project, post your story to the Five Blocks website before class on 5/30.

Week 1: Day 1 – Photo Series Assignment

All students must photograph 7-10 subjects and ask them, “What is the biggest issue your community is facing today?” The final project must include:

  • A headline, dek and lede
  • 7-10 photos edited in Lightroom featuring 7-10 individuals
  • Captions with each individual’s first name, last name, age, photo location and quote

To submit your project, post your story to the Five Blocks website before class on 5/23.