Category Archive: Assignments

Oct 26

Production Checklist


Sep 24

Story Elements

Narrative Spine Short intro with professionals about the state of bay area homelessness. Introduction of characters. These individuals will persent their circumstances and past from birth to their first period of homelessness. They will talk about their struggles with homelessness. How they survive, the dangers. The future Ideal situations, solutions, and ways to get there. Professionals …

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Sep 24

Core Concept

The struggles of 2 young men who are or have been homeless, with a focus on causes and solutions.  

Sep 17

Preliminary Interview Questions

Name, age, and origin. How long have you been homeless? Why? What’s more important food, or shelter? If you could sit and have a conversation with anyone who would be? What would you say? If you were the president how would end homelessness?

Sep 15

Center Street Blues Approach

Documentary approach will contain Verite portrait on center street homeless population Contrast to sheltered homeless Multiple interviews with homeless and officials Motion shots of the area of interest Still shots Voice Overs Music

Aug 12


  Below is an article from the news site. The willingness of the Justice Department to prosecute Michael Lewelling in the beating of a disabled homeless man is a baby step in the right direction. What I love about this piece is that it unintentionally highlights the decline of the Blue Wall of Silence. For …

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Jul 29

Session 4 Assignments