Let’s make a mock commercial for your favorite brand of ... anything!
What’s your favorite brand of potato chips? Cereal? How about your favorite pair of shoes? Chances are, you’ve seen a commercial or advertisement that lead you to want them. Well, now’s your chance to make a commercial for the brand or service you love the most. We’re going to make a 30-second commercial after learning the tricks and techniques the pros use to make you excited for them.
We will dissect commercials to figure out what makes a good one. Then, we will:
Students will make a short project of either their own theme, or one chosen by the class.
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Courtney G. Jones is a 30-year veteran of the film and television industry who has long been an advocate of the kind of accessibility mobile filmmaking offers. He serves as head of development for Steve Zahn & Rick Gomez’s company, Macaroni Art Productions. He has produced and directed feature films, commercials, documentaries, and series - some of which have been shot on mobile. He brings a wealth of technical and creative know-how to the classroom. Courtney’s main goal is to show that anyone can make something amazing with the technology that's in their pocket. When he's not writing, producing, filming, editing, or teaching, he’s typically daydreaming about flying, living on a boat, or trying new recipes.