Resources to accompany "The Pursuit of True Happiness" Challenge
1. Developing Interview Questions
2. The Documentary Genre:
Documentary: 'Preserving One Square Inch of Silence'
3.Storyline (need to know parts of video eg. setting the stage)
4. The Pitch
Parts of a video: Setting the stage
- Angle: A way to refer to the height and location from which the camera is shooting. Axis of action: An imaginary line running between two characters interacting in a scene.
- Cinematography: The art of using a camera for motion picture photography.
- Continuity: The consistency of characteristics of persons, objects, places, and events seen by the viewer.
- Continuity editing: A style of putting together video or film clips in such a way that events seem to happen in a chronological, logical sequence.
- Establishing shot: A shot that shows the setting in which a scene takes place. Usually a long (wide) shot.
- Focus: The sharpness of an image. On a camera lens, the point where all the light hitting the lens converges.
- Framing: The arrangement of space, people, and objects within the frame of the film or video. Shot: The basic building block of movies and other works that use moving images; the continuous footage that appears between cuts, fades, or other transitions in a film or video.
- Shot scale: A way to describe the distance between the camera and the objects and people being recorded, or the relative size of objects and people on the screen. (For example, close-up or wide are ways to describe the scale of a shot.)
- Transition: The shift from one piece of footage (one shot) to another.
- Treatment: A short synopsis of a media production’s story.