Thursday, 9/19: Welcome Guest Teacher. Shots II.

BEFORE you do any further video shooting or editing, you and your partner must complete the following quiz on a separate sheet of paper and turn it in to the guest teacherLook answers up on the ‘net, and you may collaborate with other pairs.

Yes, it gets graded.

WRITE THE ANSWER, NOT THE LETTER!!!!!

TITLE: SHOTS QUIZ 3.        NAMES:      DATE:

  • 1. The producer is the individual who handles, operates, and trains others on the use of the camera.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 2. Midshot is the most common view, being the real-world angle that we are all used to. It shows subjects as we would expect to see them in real life. It is a fairly neutral shot.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 3. The editor creates and edits text, video and effects on video editing machines.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 4. An aerial shot is an extremely high angle view of a subject usually taken from a crane or a high stationary camera position, but may also refer to a shot taken from an actual airplane or helicopter
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 5. The pan camera movement involves rotating the camera left or right.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 6. Zoom is technically not a camera move, but a change in the lens focal length with gives the illusion of moving the camera closer or further away.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 7. Fade in or fade out are transitions between two scenes where the first merges imperceptibly into the second.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 8. A short publicity film which advertises a film or forthcoming presentations describes what a trailer is all about.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 9. Final Copy is footage of everything that is captured during a production.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 10. No tripod available?  No problem…you can use the hand held method in capturing your shot.  Brace yourself and steady as she goes.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 11. __________ is the command by a pointed finger to start the action.
  • 12. A __________ camera shot is used when a certain feature or part of the subject takes up the whole frame
  • 13. __________ is the camera movement where the camera moves horizontally with the action.
  • 14. _______ is the camera movement when the camera is moving physically in/out from the scene while recording.
  • 15. The __________ has the job of holding the camera steady and can assist in the camera movements of tilt and pan.
  • 16. When you announce this word as a cameraman you are telling your talent that a recording of footage has stopped.  _________
  • 17. During the editing process,  __________________ are used as effects that take place from one source to another such as fade in, fade out or dissolve.
  • 18. ______ is a change in a camera lens focal length in and out.  It is a measurement of telephoto and wide.
  • 19. _____________ is what a floor director or camera announces when a scene is about to be recorded.
  • 20. ________ is the natural sound that is recorded onto the camera during a shot.  For example, if I was trucking along shooting a cross country runner the sound recorded would probably include him/her breathing, sounds of the feet running and any natural outdoor sounds that are occurring such as wind/birds, etc.
  • 21. Shows some part of the subject in more detail while still giving the impression of the whole subject.
    • A. Full Shot
    • B. Mid Shot
    • C. Long Shot
    • D. Establishing Shot
  • 22. All of the following are floor director/cameraman voice commands except….
    • A. 3,2,1…pointed finger
    • B. Standby
    • C. Cue
    • D. 5,4,
  • 23. This type of conversation shot shoots a profiled (side view) medium two shot of two individuals interacting
    • A. Face to face
    • B. Interviewing
    • C. Two shot
    • D. Over the shoulder
  • 24. This type of camera angle shows the subject from slightly above eye-level, i.e. the camera is angled down towards the subject. This has the effect of diminishing the subject, making them appear less powerful, less significant or even submissive.
    • A. Low Angle
    • B. Bird’s Eye View
    • C. High Angle
    • D. Steep Angle
  • 25. When the camera is acting as the eyes of the subject.
    • A. Acting Eyes
    • B. Eye On
    • C. Point of View
    • D. Over the Shoulder

Welcome Q1-2019 Video Students!

Please pile your backpacks outside along the wall and find your computer/partner assignments.  Here are the initial partner and computer assignments. One partner should log in, open Chrome, and go to introtovideo.mrcoward.com.

Computer 1: Evan and Elijah
Computer 2: Cassious and Mia
Computer 3: Lucy and Lorena
Computer 4: Jace and Cooper
Computer 5: Makenna and Bowen
Computer 6: Leila and Bronwyn
Computer 7: Damaso and Jayden
Computer 8: Luke and Miles
Computer 9: Sofia and Natalie
Computer 10: Abel and Aiden
Computer 11: Erofyli and Caleb
Computer 12:
Computer 13:
Computer 14:

Get logged in, go to the Projects Page and get started.

Welcome Guest Teacher

Shoot and edit! You don’t have very many days left!

You may not use my other room.

If you go out to shoot, CHECK BACK IN WITH THE GUEST TEACHER EVER 15 minutes.

See you tomorrow.

Friday, 5/17: Welcome Guest Teacher

BEFORE you do any further video shooting or editing, you and your partner must complete the following quiz on a separate sheet of paper and turn it in to the guest teacher. Look answers up on the ‘net, and you may collaborate with other pairs.

Yes, it gets graded.

WRITE THE ANSWER, NOT THE LETTER!!!!!

TITLE: SHOTS QUIZ 3.        NAMES:      DATE:

  • 1. The producer is the individual who handles, operates, and trains others on the use of the camera.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 2. Midshot is the most common view, being the real-world angle that we are all used to. It shows subjects as we would expect to see them in real life. It is a fairly neutral shot.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 3. The editor creates and edits text, video and effects on video editing machines.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 4. An aerial shot is an extremely high angle view of a subject usually taken from a crane or a high stationary camera position, but may also refer to a shot taken from an actual airplane or helicopter
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 5. The pan camera movement involves rotating the camera left or right.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 6. Zoom is technically not a camera move, but a change in the lens focal length with gives the illusion of moving the camera closer or further away.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 7. Fade in or fade out are transitions between two scenes where the first merges imperceptibly into the second.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 8. A short publicity film which advertises a film or forthcoming presentations describes what a trailer is all about.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 9. Final Copy is footage of everything that is captured during a production.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 10. No tripod available?  No problem…you can use the hand held method in capturing your shot.  Brace yourself and steady as she goes.
    • A. True
    • B. False
  • 11. __________ is the command by a pointed finger to start the action.
  • 12. A __________ camera shot is used when a certain feature or part of the subject takes up the whole frame
  • 13. __________ is the camera movement where the camera moves horizontally with the action.
  • 14. _______ is the camera movement when the camera is moving physically in/out from the scene while recording.
  • 15. The __________ has the job of holding the camera steady and can assist in the camera movements of tilt and pan.
  • 16. When you announce this word as a cameraman you are telling your talent that a recording of footage has stopped.  _________
  • 17. During the editing process,  __________________ are used as effects that take place from one source to another such as fade in, fade out or dissolve.
  • 18. ______ is a change in a camera lens focal length in and out.  It is a measurement of telephoto and wide.
  • 19. _____________ is what a floor director or camera announces when a scene is about to be recorded.
  • 20. ________ is the natural sound that is recorded onto the camera during a shot.  For example, if I was trucking along shooting a cross country runner the sound recorded would probably include him/her breathing, sounds of the feet running and any natural outdoor sounds that are occurring such as wind/birds, etc.
  • 21. Shows some part of the subject in more detail while still giving the impression of the whole subject.
    • A. Full Shot
    • B. Mid Shot
    • C. Long Shot
    • D. Establishing Shot
  • 22. All of the following are floor director/cameraman voice commands except….
    • A. 3,2,1…pointed finger
    • B. Standby
    • C. Cue
    • D. 5,4,
  • 23. This type of conversation shot shoots a profiled (side view) medium two shot of two individuals interacting
    • A. Face to face
    • B. Interviewing
    • C. Two shot
    • D. Over the shoulder
  • 24. This type of camera angle shows the subject from slightly above eye-level, i.e. the camera is angled down towards the subject. This has the effect of diminishing the subject, making them appear less powerful, less significant or even submissive.
    • A. Low Angle
    • B. Bird’s Eye View
    • C. High Angle
    • D. Steep Angle
  • 25. When the camera is acting as the eyes of the subject.
    • A. Acting Eyes
    • B. Eye On
    • C. Point of View
    • D. Over the Shoulder

Welcome Q4 Video Students!

Please pile your backpacks outside along the wall and find your computer/partner assignments.  Here are the initial partner and computer assignments. One partner should log in, open Chrome, and go to introtovideo.mrcoward.com.

Computer 1: Thomas and Josh
Computer 2:
Computer 3: Amani and Ezequiel
Computer 4:
Computer 5: Serena and Indiana
Computer 6: Olivia and Sarah
Computer 7: Sammie and Georgena
Computer 8: Devon and Corey
Computer 9:  Matt and Luisangel
Computer 10:
Computer 11: Katherine and Isabella
Computer 12:
Computer 13: Joaquin and Chris
Computer 14:

3/14: Welcome Guest Teacher! Sound Quiz.

NO SHOOTING TODAY! NO SHOOTING TODAY! NO SHOOTING TODAY!

Please follow the link below and read about Sound in Video.

http://video101course.com/sound2/sound01.html

Then on a separate sheet of paper (with both partners’ names) write the answer (not the letter) to each quiz question. Turn in the quiz to the Guest Teacher. Yes, it counts in your grade. If you finish early, you may edit. NO SHOOTING TODAY!

SOUND Quiz, 3/14.

Which best describes sound waves?
-Chain reaction of air molecules slamming into each other.
-High frequency light waves
-Packets of energy that float through a vacuum
-Low frequency light waves

Sound frequency is measured in:
-Avis
-Hertz
-Marconis
-Watts
-Lumens

Which sound frequency is most likely to physically shake your chair?
-20 hz
-10,000 hz
-20, 000 hz
-1.2 million hz
-200 million hz

By your mid 20s, your ability to hear ______ frequencies has already begun to deteriorate (especially if you listen to a lot of very loud music).
-Very low frequencies
-Mid-range frequencies
-High frequencies

Which type of mike is used the LEAST in professional video production?
-Omnidirectional
-Cardioid
-Super-cardioid

Which type of mike is commonly called a “shotgun.”
-Omnidirectional
-Cardioid
-Super-cardioid

Which is true of dynamic mikes
-Need a battery
-More rugged than condenser mikes
-Both are true of dynamic mikes
-Neither are true of dynamic mikes

Which is the biggest DISADVANTAGE of lav mikes?
-Often placed too close to subject’s mouth
-Need a separate mike for each person
-Too small to be handled easily
-Often pick up radio interference
-Intimidating

At what level should a lav be placed?
-Collar
-Navel
-Waist

In the industry, a handheld mike is often called a _______ mike.
-Lav
-Shotgun
-Stick
-Pole
-News

About how far away from the subject’s mouth should you hold a handheld?
-3 inches
-12 inches
-6 feet
-20 feet
-75 feet

Attaching a supercardioid mike to a stick creates a:
-Stick mike
-Rifle mike
-Fishpole mike
-Lavaliere mike
-Handheld mike

A disadvantage of a boom mike setup is:
-Poor quality sound
-Radio interference
-Need a separate mike for each person
-Need a person to operate the mike
-Mike is visible on camera

Which is NOT a disadvantage of wireless mikes?
-Fade with distance
-Can pick up static and radio noise
-Are fairly expensive
-All are disadvantages”

What type of mike is this?

-Cosine
-Satellite
-Platter
-Parabolic
-Night-vision

VU meter levels should:
-NEVER touch the red zone
-Average straight up
-Move only when there is a malfunction
-Always be set to automatic and ignored

Audio levels that are recorded too high result in too much…
-Distortion
-Hiss

When does “automatic gain control” sometimes cause problems?
-During quiet passages when no one is speaking
-During loud moments when many people all talk at once
-When audio levels remain similar for a long period of time
-When the speaker has a very low-pitched voice
-When the speaker has a very high-pitched voice

Faders are also known as:
-Flavometers
-Spot-o-meters
-Audiometers
-Spectrometers
-Potentiometers

You have adjusted the EQ of your audio, and the result is a more muffled sound. You have:
-Increased bass
-Increased treble

A device that mixes two audio sources together is called a:
-Mixer
-Combiner
-Spectrometer
-Audiometer
-Enhancer

Which audio connector has 3 pins?
-RCA
-XLR
-Phone
-Mini
-All the above

The reason to talk “across” a mike and not directly into the mike is:
-Picks up high frequencies better
-Talking directly into a mike can damage it
-Breath from “p” sounds can degrade a recording
-Picks up low frequencies better
-A & D

“Nat Sound” is:
-Primary sound of a narrator’s voice
-Sounds that are added to a scene in post production
-Background sounds that occur when shooting
-Music
-Sounds that must be removed from a recording

Monday, 1/28: Welcome Guest Teacher!

BEFORE you do any further video shooting or editing, you and your partner must complete the following quiz on a separate sheet of paper and turn it in to the guest teacher. Look answers up on the ‘net, and you may collaborate with other pairs.

Yes, it gets graded.

WRITE THE ANSWER, NOT THE LETTER!!!!!

TITLE: SHOTS QUIZ 3.        NAMES:      DATE:

  • 1.
    The producer is the individual who handles, operates, and trains others on the use of the camera.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 2.
    Midshot is the most common view, being the real-world angle that we are all used to. It shows subjects as we would expect to see them in real life. It is a fairly neutral shot.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 3.
    The editor creates and edits text, video and effects on video editing machines.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 4.
    An aerial shot is an extremely high angle view of a subject usually taken from a crane or a high stationary camera position, but may also refer to a shot taken from an actual airplane or helicopter
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 5.
    The pan camera movement involves rotating the camera left or right.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 6.
    Zoom is technically not a camera move, but a change in the lens focal length with gives the illusion of moving the camera closer or further away.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 7.
    Fade in or fade out are transitions between two scenes where the first merges imperceptibly into the second.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 8.
    A short publicty film which advertises a film or forthcoming presentations describes what a trailer is all about.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 9.
    Final Copy is footage of everything that is captured during a production.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 10.
    No tripod available?  No problem…you can use the hand held method in capturing your shot.  Brace yourself and steady as she goes.
    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

  • 11.
    __________ is the command by a pointed finger to start the action.
  • 12.
    A __________ camera shot is used when a certain feature or part of the subject takes up the whole frame
  • 13.
    __________ is the camera movement where the camera moves horizontally with the action.
  • 14.
    _______ is the camera movement when the camera is moving physicall in/out from the scene while recording.
  • 15.
    The __________ has the job of holding the camera steady and can assist in the camera movements of tilt and pan.
  • 16.
    When you announce this word as a cameraman you are telling your talent that a recording of footage has stopped.  _________
  • 17.
    During the editing process,  __________________ are used as effects that take place from one source to another such as fade in, fade out or dissolve.
  • 18.
    ______ is a change in a camera lens focal length in and out.  It is a measurement of telephoto and wide.
  • 19.
    _____________ is what a floor director or camera announces when a scene is about to be recorded.
  • 20.
    ________ is the natural sound that is recorded onto the camera during a shot.  For example, if I was trucking along shooting a cross country runner the sound recorded would probably include him/her breathing, sounds of the feet running and any natural outdoor sounds that are occuring such as wind/birds, etc.
  • 21.
    Shows some part of the subject in more detail while still giving the impression of the whole subject.
    • A.

      Full Shot

    • B.

      Mid Shot

    • C.

      Long Shot

    • D.

      Establishing Shot

  • 22.
    All of the following are floor director/cameraman voice commands except….
    • A.

      3,2,1…pointed finger

    • B.

      Standby

    • C.

      Cue

    • D.

      5,4,

  • 23.
    This type of conversation shot shoots a profiled (side view) medium two shot of two individuals interacting
    • A.

      Face to face

    • B.

      Interviewing

    • C.

      Two shot

    • D.

      Over the shoulder

  • 24.
    This type of camera angle shows the subject from slightly above eye-level, i.e. the camera is angled down towards the subject. This has the effect of diminishing the subject, making them appear less powerful, less significant or even submissive.
    • A.

      Low Angle

    • B.

      Bird’s Eye View

    • C.

      High Angle

    • D.

      Steep Angle

      25.
      When the camera is acting as the eyes of the subject.
      • A.

        Acting Eyes

      • B.

        Eye On

      • C.

        Point of View

      • D.

        Over the Shoulder

Welcome Q3 Video Production Students!

Please pile your backpacks outside along the wall and find your computer/partner assignments.  Here are the initial partner and computer assignments. One partner should log in, open Chrome, and go to introtovideo.mrcoward.com.

Computer 1: Samuel and Omar
Computer 2:
Computer 3: Leonardo and David
Computer 4: Weston and Owen
Computer 5: Noah and Dylan
Computer 6:
Computer 7: Bryce and Alexis
Computer 8: Tess and Mae and Daniella
Computer 9:
Computer 10: Maxwell and Sean
Computer 11:
Computer 12: Elias and Hunter
Computer 13:
Computer 14:

Get logged in, go to the Projects Page and get started.

Thursday, 1/17: Welcome Guest Teacher, End of Semester!

FIRST!

  • Clean up and recycle all script pages and other papers.
  • Put FLIP cameras into the top drawer of the file cabinet.
  • Put all cables for downloading back into the third drawer.

NO CAMERAS TODAY! Please finish editing whatever video you are currently working on, share it and send me an e-mail (mcoward@slcusd.org) when it is saved.

If you are completely finished with whatever video you have been working on, please play unblocked games quietly until the end of the period.

Have fun in your next wheel class!

mrC