Project goal: To explore and develop ideas for videos, including shots, scripts, characters, and anything else that comes to mind.

This is the simplest but also the most challenging activity you'll work on all semester.

A seedbed is a location where ideas are developed. For our class, you'll be using your seedbed to develop ideas for a video. You probably won't make this video in this class, but you might. The point is, think big. Think full length movie if you want, or one minute spoof. Anything (appropriate) goes.


How do you brainstorm ideas? You might use a list, a mindmap, free writing, drawing, or some other form of exploring ideas.

Here are some activities to get you started: