During my study (2001) I followed a "minor" at the University of Twente and the Art Academy (AKI). It was a combination of lessons in Art and in Technology. The end result we're different little and one bigger end product.
Exercise 1 :
Shoot material of your self, environment and an object.
Exercise 2 ( after we shoot the material )
Make 3 edits with the material. Dramatic, Algorithmic and a free choice.