Frame.io is critical for the University or Film School workflow. There are different ways Frame.io can be used for Educational Institutions: Individual, Collaborative, or both.

Individual

Students are working on projects by themselves or within groups, and you may or may not want the students to see each other’s work. For two-way communication, review their work, leave comments, and change the approval status.


Consider this structure while setting up your account:

  • The name of the class should be the name of the Teams
    - How do I create Teams?
    There’s no limit to the number of teams that can be created on Enterprise subscriptions. Example ideas include VFX 2, On-Air Production, Editorial Post 3. Organize your teams by the names of the classes.
  • The name of the students can be the names of the Projects
    - Where do I create Projects?
    Grading a student’s work is much easier when the project is named after the student. Projects are organized alphabetically, making it easier to find a student in the list of projects.
  • Assign each student as a Collaborator to their Project
    - How do I add a Collaborator to a Project?
    Since Students are Collaborators on the Projects, they will not have access to any other Projects unless they’ve been added to those projects. Therefore, if groups are working together, you can assign multiple students to a single project, and they would only have access to this project.

    For additional organization, Collaborators can create folders of the assignment names or name the file the name of the assignment. Team Members will have access to all of the projects. The Team Member role (specifically as an Admin) is generally reserved for the Faculty.
  • Grade their projects by using Approval Status labels
    - Where can I add this Status Label?
    Leverage the Status Labels to indicate Approved or Needs Review (needs work). While these labels aren’t customizable, selecting a label notifies students when the status is changed.

Collaborative

Similar to an existing post-production environment, the classes are collaborating on real-world projects.


Consider this structure while setting up your account:

  • The name of the assignments can be the names of your Projects
    - Where do I create Projects?
    Mimicking a post-production setup, each assignment can be its own project.
  • Assign students as Collaborators to the Assignments/Projects
    - How do I add a Collaborator to a Project?
    Leverage folders to organize the contents in each project (b-roll, graphics, interviews, etc.) and/or use folders for students to turn in projects.
  • Grade their projects by using Approval Status labels
    - Where can I add this Status Label?
    Leverage the Status Labels to indicate Approved or Needs Review (needs work). While these labels aren’t customizable, selecting a label notifies students when the status is changed.
  • Create a Group structure for quick classroom invites
    - How do I create Groups?
    Leverage the Groups feature to easily organize multiple classroom settings and share content in bulk via Review/Presentation Links or bulk assignment by inviting them to Projects under just one listing.

FAQS

Q: Where are my projects?
Student: Please contact your Professor to ensure you’re added to the Project. Be sure you’re logged in with your .edu email address and not your personal email address.
Professor: Please contact support with more information about the missing projects. If they’re all missing, be sure to check you’re logged in with the correct credentials.


Q: Where is my assignment?
Student: Please contact your Professor for more information. Frame.io Support will not be able to assist with this request.

Q: Can students, as a Collaborator, be assigned to their own folder within a project?

Professor: A Collaborator can only be assigned to a project, not to a folder. If you need privacy for students' work, consider creating separate projects as outlined in the Individual section above.

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