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Futures Explored Online Workshop Offering virtual classrooms daily during the COVID-19 stay at home order

MORNING MEETING

REMINDER: FILM & MEDIA STUDENTS - MORNING MEETINGS are weekly!

SACRAMENTO: MONDAYs @ 9.30am

LIVERMORE: TUESDAYS @ 9.30am

Stockton: Wednesdays @ 9.30am

MEETING Link: https://zoom.us/j/2425219088 - Meeting ID: 242 521 9088 - Phone: +1 669 900 9128 - Phone Password: 496314

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Dear FE Participants and Support Teams,

Thank you all for your commitment to this new style of learning. While we ALL cannot wait to be back in the real world with each of you, your commitment and consistency in coming to classes has been amazing to see and a silver lining for our staff to get to see you all each day. We will continue this format of virtual classes for the foreseeable future. Staff from many Futures Explored programs are offering a wide variety of learning and recreational opportunities. Feel free to join any of them, regardless of which program you attend.

Instructions

  • See the class schedule and links to zoom classes below. Requires access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone for video connection.
  • These are password protected. Reach out to a staff member for access if you did not receive the password by email.
  • Phone lines from any device can be dialed in using +1 669 900 6833 to join by phone with the 9 digit mobile id followed by #, then hit # again for participant id. Enter Password when asked.
  • Please remember to send your name, last name first, via text chat to your instructor at the end of class.
  • If classes do not start right away, just give it a few minutes for the instructor to get started.
  • If you are kicked out of the room, or the zoom is suddenly ended early DON'T PANIC! Just re-click the original zoom link in a few minutes. The instructor will restart ASAP.

SPECIAL GUEST ETIQUETTE

Please observe the following professional etiquette when in a special guest session. Click this link to see our guide before joining a special guest session.

Technical Problems

Call or text Nikko DeLuna for assistance over the phone. By email at nikkodeluna@futures-explored.org or Rob Livings at roblivings@futures-explored.org Get instant help via chat on our discord chat server

Check our extra content for new videos and bonus activities at home

Class Offerings on Zoom

Schedule and Links

Daily Schedule

See below for Monday's Classes
OVERVIEW OF MONDAY'S FILM AND MEDIA CLASSES FOR AUGUST

Monday

8/3

9:00

Taylor Swift Concert: Kayla & Jennifer

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86561021609Meeting ID 865-6102-1609 Phone # 1 669 900 6833

Disney Talk: Gina & Mitra

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

10:00

Covid Committee: lena

https://zoom.us/j/523980009 - Meeting ID: 523980009 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

screenwriting: randy

https://zoom.us/j/947319170 Meeting ID: 947319170 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Games: Nicole & Gina

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87920969839

11:00am

International Cinema: Vince

https://zoom.us/j/426133949 Meeting ID: 426133949 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Browser Based Digital Drawing: kaity

https://zoom.us/j/890950700

Directing: Nikko

Class Movie Watching REQUIRED!

https://zoom.us/j/616137693 Meeting ID: 616137693 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Cinematography: Michael

https://zoom.us/j/200750248

Socialization: Gena & Eva

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Amazing Animals with Unusual Super Powers: Arlene & Martha

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82767071687

No Class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83357633046

12:00

Joy of Music

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81450601795Meeting ID 814-5060-1795

No Class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81162954824

1:00pm

guess the movie theme: kelley/dom

https://zoom.us/j/514585866 Meeting ID: 514585866 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Media history: Zach

https://zoom.us/j/911425448 Meeting ID: 911425448 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

production design: george

https://zoom.us/j/179203249 Meeting ID: 179203249 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

book club (Brian's Winter -chapter. 3-5: ricky & Jessica D

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Jeopardy Mix: Liz & Rachel

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853117033

no class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87535149113

2:00pm

Build Your Own Website: Rob

You will need to join this class from a Computer so you can follow-along with instructions. Some homework may be required.

https://zoom.us/j/607831854 Meeting ID: 607831854 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Design in Film: Madison

https://zoom.us/j/834418683

photoshop alternative - Activities: grey

Participation is required.

https://zoom.us/j/992499589 Meeting ID: 992499589 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Rock Painting: Mayra & Nita

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Country Music: Annette & James

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89395735935Meeting ID 893-9573-5939

No Class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88445923522

3:00pm

Creating Motion Graphics w/ After Effects: tony & dom

https://zoom.us/j/823557008 Meeting ID: 823557008 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Spanish: Victor & Mitra

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Onward - Part Two: Katie & Kristen

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84009091172Meeting ID 840-0909-1172

Tuesday's Schedule...
OVERVIEW OF TUESDAY'S FILM AND MEDIA CLASSES FOR AUGUST

Tuesday

8/4

9:00

Popular Tour - Sites of Italy: Raquel & Hilrey

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86561021609

Painting with Bob Ross: Gina & Nita

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

10:00am

Writing for TV: Madison

Homework is REQUIRED for this class.

https://zoom.us/j/523980009

Cinematographers & Their Styles: michael

https://zoom.us/j/947319170

History of The Andy Griffith Show: Matthew & Stephanie

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87920969839. Meeting ID 879-2096-9839

11:00am

Special Guest: James Duval (Rob)

Discovered by acclaimed Director Greg Araki, JAMES DUVAL is an actor best known for his role as Frank the Bunny Rabbit in DONNIE DARKO, as well as roles in the 90's blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY, indie horror hit MAY, and the teen-angst ultra-violent classic THE DOOM GENERATION.

https://zoom.us/j/96710565181

Budgeting: lena

https://zoom.us/j/426133949 Meeting ID: 426133949 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

directing: randy

https://zoom.us/j/890950700 Meeting ID: 890950700 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

film genres: vince

https://zoom.us/j/200750248 Meeting ID: 200750248 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

SPORTS TALK: VICTOR & Ricky

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007 Meeting ID: 9930622007 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Poetry Reading: CIARA, CINDY & Jerry

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82767071687

Scavenger Hunt w/Emily: Alexis & Domnita

https://zoom.us/j/92612737575

12:00

Exercise, Health & Culture: Kyoko & Linda

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81450601795 Meeting ID 814-5060-1795

Seated Exercise: Raquel & Liz

https://zoom.us/j/99457738947

1:00pm

2D Animation: Chris

https://zoom.us/j/96710565181

practical editing: dom

https://zoom.us/j/514585866 Meeting ID: 514585866 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Producing: jay

https://zoom.us/j/911425448 Meeting ID: 911425448 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Job Readiness: Lynnell

https://zoom.us/j/179203249 Meeting ID:179203249 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Exercise for All Abilities: mitra & Adam

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007 Meeting ID: 9930622007 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Canada - Geographic: Frank & Ofelia

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853117033

Hunger Games: Alexis & Domnita

https://zoom.us/j/96633964569

2:00pm

producing a short film: chris

https://zoom.us/j/607831854 Meeting ID: 607831854 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

Creative Writing: Grey

https://zoom.us/j/834418683 Meeting ID: 834418683 Phone: +1 669 900 6833

film theory/discussion-TBC

  • Please try to watch films beforehand:
  • Week 1: The Lion King
  • Week 2: Star Wars
  • Week 3: Snow White
  • Week 4: The Purge

https://zoom.us/j/992499589

SCAVENGER HUNT: Liz, Daisy & Priya

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Hippo River: Martina & Ricki

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89395735935. Meeting ID 893-9573-5939

No Class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88445923522

3:00

Photography with Unusual Cameras: Kaity

https://zoom.us/j/823557008 Meeting ID: 823 557 008

screenwriting Workshop: nikko

https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/98285411950 Meeting ID: 982 8541 1950

History of Styles for Production Design: George

https://zoom.us/j/776287540

Canvas Painting: Jessica P & Lynette

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Cooking Club: Sara & Dezi

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84009091172. Meeting ID 840-0909-1172

History: Zach

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85827837639

See below for Wednesday's class schedule
OVERVIEW OF WEDNESDAY'S FILM AND MEDIA CLASSES FOR AUGUST

Wednesday

8/5

9:00

Shaolin Kung Fu/Shaolin Breathing - Pt. 1: Gina & Nicole

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86561021609

Anime : Jessica D & Jose

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

10am

Special Guest: Linden Ashby (Rob)

Linden Ashby is an Actor best known for his work as Johnny Cage in MORTAL KOMBAT (1995), and roles in TEEN WOLF (TV Series), RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION and IRON MAN 3.

https://zoom.us/j/96710565181

Let's Play with Excel 2016: Lena

https://zoom.us/j/523980009

"Who is the Greatest Actor of All Time?": randy

https://zoom.us/j/947319170

History of Regis Philbin: Jeff & Pat P

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87920969839Meeting ID 879-2096-9839

History: Zach

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82558756978

11:00am

Acting - Group 1: Samantha

Homework REQUIRED for this class.

https://zoom.us/j/426133949

2D Animation: Chris

https://zoom.us/j/200750248

Microsoft Word: Lena

Class will have REQUIRED assignments.

https://zoom.us/j/890950700

Emoji Guessing Game: Adam & Mitra

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Life of a SLave Girl Series - Pt.7-8: Frank & Stacey

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82767071687

Disney w/Morgan: Josh & Joan

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83357633046

12:00

Voices of the Winds - Native American Legends: Jennifer & Kayla

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81450601795

Health & Safety: Tootie & Ofelia

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81162954824

1:00pm

Music video Breakdowns: brandie

https://zoom.us/j/911425448Meeting ID: 911 425 448

Sketch Up for Production Design: George

https://zoom.us/j/514585866

Avant-Garde: owen

https://zoom.us/j/179203249

Pet Therapy: Jose & Jessica D

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

ALIVE Central - Social Hour: Presha, Raquel & Alan

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853117033

Comic Books: Josh & Alexis

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87535149113

2:00pm

POSTPONED (AGAIN!) SPECIAL GUEST: GREG SESTERO (Rob)

GREG'S PUBLICIST JUST INFORMED ME GREG WILL BE UNABLE TO JOIN US AGAIN TODAY AS HE IS STILL DRIVING BACK FROM NEW MEXICO. I KNOW THIS IS THE THIRD TIME THIS HAS HAPPENED, BUT HE ASSURES US GREG WILL BE A GUEST SOON! APOLOGIES FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

Greg Sestero is best known for his role in THE ROOM, a film considered THE WORST MOVIE OF ALL TIME, as well as the film RETRO PUPPET MASTER. He is also the acclaimed writer of THE DISASTER ARTIST, a novel that detailed his experience making THE ROOM. The book was later turned into a Golden Globe winning film by James Franco.

https://zoom.us/j/96710565181

Student Photography & Critique: michael

https://zoom.us/j/607831854

Radio Scripts: Hester

https://zoom.us/j/834418683 Meeting ID: 834 418 683

FILM THEORY - DISCUSSIONS ON THE HOW & WHY OF MOVIES: NIKKO

https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/109038768

Social Skills: Lynnell

https://zoom.us/j/992499589

Healthy Cooking: Jessica P & Mayra

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Anime: Ricki & Gina

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89395735935 Meeting ID 893-9573-5939

Futures Social Hour & More: Futures Galaxy Staff

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88445923522

3:00pm

scriptwriting: Jay

https://zoom.us/j/823557008

Set Procedure: rob

https://zoom.us/j/776287540

Movie Appreciation - The Avengers: Jose & Adam

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

ASL: Sara & Dezi

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84009091172Meeting ID 840-0909-1172

Schedule below...
OVERVIEW OF THURSDAY'S FILM AND MEDIA CLASSES FOR AUGUST

Thursday

8/6

9:00 AM

Oatmeal, Blueberry & Lemon Muffins: Gina & Nita

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

10:00am

Movie Recreation Pt. 1 - Art Department: Brandie

Homework REQUIRED in this class.

https://zoom.us/j/523980009

Critical Thinking & Media Literacy: Dom

https://zoom.us/j/947319170

stand up comedy - Gabriel Iglesias: raquel & Hilrey

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87920969839

11:00am

Let's Make a Movie - Step by Step Film Prep: Samantha

Homework REQUIRED in this class.

https://zoom.us/j/426133949 Phone: +16699006833

Disney Imagineering: Vince

Homework REQUIRED in this class.

https://zoom.us/j/890950700 Phone: +16699006833

Self-Advocacy: Lena

https://zoom.us/j/200750248 Phone: +16699006833

Music: Chris & Elizabeth

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007 Phone: +16699006833

Metallica Concert: Kayla & Jennifer

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82767071687

No Class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83357633046

12:00

Cooking Rainbow Cupcakes: Nicole & Gina

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81450601795Meeting ID 814-5060-1795

No Class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81162954824

1:00pm

Special Guest: Macon Blair (Rob)

Macon Blair is an Actor, Writer & Director, best known for his Acting roles in the violent punk film GREEN ROOM alongside Patrick Stewart, the brutal revenge thriller BLUE RUIN; as well as HOLD THE DARK, SWAMP THING (2019), LOGAN LUCKY, and THE HUNT.

He is a highly sought after Writer & Director who wrote and directed the bloody Netflix revenge-comedy I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE starring Elijah Wood & Melanie Lynsky. He is currently writing the reboot of the Troma classic THE TOXIC AVENGER which he will also be Directing.

GREEN ROOM, BLUE RUIN, MURDER PARTY, HOLD THE DARK and I DON'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE are currently all available to watch on Netflix.

GREEN ROOM (Trailer) https://youtu.be/yKdVYUXyBzU

https://zoom.us/j/96710565181

Movie Recreation Pt 2 - Camera & Lighting

Homework REQUIRED in this class.

https://zoom.us/j/514585866 Phone: +16699006833

Making a Font by Hand: kaity

https://zoom.us/j/911425448 Phone: +16699006833

2D Animation: Chris

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/179203249

Sign Language: Adam & Victor

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007Phone: +16699006833

Cheetahs - Fastest Hunters in Africa: Tootie & Kelly

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853117033

CAC: Jason & Joan

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87535149113

FRANCHISE FACEOFF: NIKKO

Students debate different franchises while speaking in film concepts & theory.

https://zoom.us/j/337480221 Phone: +16699006833

2:00pm

Stop Motion: Rob

https://zoom.us/j/607831854Phone: +16699006833

Accuracy in Historical Films: Zach

  • Try to watch the films in advance:
  • Week 1: The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Week 2: We Were Soldiers
  • Week 3: Goodfellas
  • Week 4: 300

https://zoom.us/j/834418683 Phone: +16699006833

Email Etiquette: Lena

https://zoom.us/j/992499589

Throwback Thursday: Daisy, Liz & Jessica P

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

ASL: Rachel & Shabboo

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89395735935

August Birthday Celebrations: Judy I & Josh

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88445923522

3:00pm

Storyboarding: GEORGE

https://zoom.us/j/823557008

Step-by-Step Drawing: Mitra & Victor

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Art: Sara & Dezi

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84009091172Meeting ID 840-0909-1172

History: Zach

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82558756978

OVERVIEW OF FRIDAY'S FILM AND MEDIA CLASSES FOR AUGUST

Friday

8/7

9:00

Music: Sean & Ricky

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Futures Explored Airline - SFO to Australia: Shabboo & Kyoko

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86561021609

10:00am

Student Film Critique AND REVIEW: Dominic

https://zoom.us/j/523980009 Phone: +16699006833 ID:523980009

Classic TV: Lena

https://zoom.us/j/947319170 Phone: +16699006833 ID: 947319170

Men's Group: Alan, Jerry & Hilrey

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87920969839

11:00am

SSI: Lena

https://zoom.us/j/426133949 Phone: +16699006833 ID: 426133949

Voice Acting - Characters: Amy

https://zoom.us/j/890950700. Phone: +16699006833 ID: 890950700

New Digital Media: Vince

https://zoom.us/j/200750248

Socialization: Jenny, Gena & Eva

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007 Phone: +16699006833 ID: 9930622007

Book Club - Harry Potter: Ciara & Ricki

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82767071687

no class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83357633046

12:00

Top 25 Amazing Animals: Shakendra, Frank & Rebecca

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81450601795

music: alan/Raquel

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81162954824

1:00pm

Sketching for Production Design: George

https://zoom.us/j/514585866 Phone: +16699006833 ID: 514585866

Practical FX: Brandie

https://zoom.us/j/911425448 Phone: +16699006833 ID: 911425448

no class this week(lynnell)

https://zoom.us/j/179203249

Karaoke: Lynette & Priya

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007 Phone: +16699006833 ID: 9930622007

Color & Draw: Josh & Alexis

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853117033

no class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87535149113

2:00pm

POSTPONED! (AGAIN) - Special Guest: Greg Sestero

GREG HAS HAD TO POSTPONE AGAIN. BAD WEATHER HAS HIM STUCK IN A PLACE WITH BAD INTERNET. HE WILL JOIN US NEXT WEEK.

Greg Sestero is best known for his role in THE ROOM, a film considered THE WORST MOVIE OF ALL TIME, as well as the film RETRO PUPPET MASTER. He is also the acclaimed writer of THE DISASTER ARTIST, a novel that detailed his experience making THE ROOM. The book was later turned into a Golden Globe winning film by James Franco.

Directing: Chris

https://zoom.us/j/607831854. Phone: +16699006833 ID: 607831854

Video Game Programming: Craig & Evan(lena)

Learn about the video game industry from guest video game creators and software engineers. Topic- concepts, structure, graphics and network models. Some experience preferred.

https://zoom.us/j/834418683

Base Concepts of Design: Kaity

https://zoom.us/j/992499589. Phone: +16699006833 ID: 992499589

Comic Book Reading: Adam & Lynette

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Animals of Africa: Martina & Ricki

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89395735935. Meeting ID 893-9573-5939

no class

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88445923522

3:00Pm

Raising the Bar: Jay

A film based trivia activity to sharpen your skills and have fun!

https://zoom.us/j/823557008Phone: +16699006833 ID: 823557008

Women's Group: Jessica D & Mayra

https://zoom.us/j/9930622007

Women's Group: Kristen, Dezi & Sara

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84009091172Meeting ID 840-0909-1172

History: Zach

https://zoom.us/j/96334485815

Links to extra content

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Free Screenwriting Software

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PIXAR IN A BOX: https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar

FREE FILMS FROM SPROUT FILM FEST

This week’s free playlist of 3 unique films: http://sproutflix.org/virtual-sprout-film-festival-5-31-20/

Please note that the free playlists will remain active for 3 weeks from the posted date.

Enjoy and please share. I hope many people will be touched by these films.

As you most likely know, Sprout is a travel program for people with IDD. Due to the Covid-19 virus we are now, after 41 years, struggling to survive. If you would like to help Sprout please visit and share our GoFundMe page: https://charity.gofundme.com/help-save-sprout

Self-Driven Film making videos and lessons

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