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Geri U.

Geri U.

Parts of the Camera & Their Function

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction
The Power of Visual Storytelling

10m 1s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Why Visual Storytelling?
0:30
Why Visual Storytelling?
0:31
Types of Film and Video Content
1:40
Personal
1:41
Educational Videos
2:10
Video Games
2:26
Industrials
2:36
Web Content
3:08
Content for Distribution to a Mass Audience
3:29
More Content for Distribution to a Mass Audience
4:28
Goals of a Moving Image
5:05
Goals of a Moving Image
5:06
Examples
5:43
Define and Achieving Goals
6:28
Types of Goals
7:04
Why Defining Goals is Important
7:34
Tools
7:35
Resources
8:25
Successful Producers of Video and Film
9:07
Remember to be Creative!
9:28
The Production Process & Team

9m 26s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
Pre-Production
0:32
Develop the Idea
0:53
Treatment to Shooting Script
1:24
Plan
1:45
Execute Plan
2:35
Production
3:42
Production Process
3:43
Post-Production
4:09
Edit Picture
4:10
Edit Sound
4:32
Color Correct
4:39
Output Highest Resolution as a Final Master
4:58
Marketing
5:15
Crew
6:10
Pre-Production Crew
6:11
Production Crew
7:12
Post-Production Crew
8:08
II. The Story
The Story, Part I

11m 58s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
The Idea
0:26
Life Experiences
0:27
History
1:29
Research
2:03
Look Around
2:19
Brainstorm
2:29
Stream of Conscious
2:58
More Ways to Develop the Idea Further
4:05
The Story
6:00
A Central Character
6:01
A Dramatic Situation
6:45
Actions and Stakes
7:18
Beginning, Middle, and End
8:06
Create a Simple Conflict/Need Statement
8:43
Example of a Simple Conflict/Need Statement
9:04
What Makes an Idea Cinematic?
10:14
The Story, Part II

9m 12s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Create an Image and Sound Script
0:16
List Everything You Hear and See
0:17
The Outline
2:19
The Outline
2:20
The Script
3:18
Single Column Script
3:19
Two Column Script
3:32
Single Column
3:51
Elements of the Single Column Script
3:52
Key Elements of the Single Column Script
4:49
More Key Elements of a Single Column Script
5:37
Two Column
6:37
Two Column
6:38
Video Column
7:47
Audio Column
8:12
III. The Basics of using the Camera
Parts of the Camera & Their Function

20m 3s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Parts of the Camera
0:24
Mechanisms of the Camera System
0:25
Parts of the Camera
1:33
Example: Professional Camera
1:48
Example: Compact Camera
2:12
The Lens
2:35
Optical Image
2:36
Field of View & Focal Length
4:00
Wide Angle Lens
4:23
Narrow Angle Lens, Long Lens, Telephoto Lens
4:33
'Normal' Lens
4:44
Angle of View
5:06
Narrow Angle of View
5:26
Wide Angle of View
5:33
Angle of View for Normal Lens
5:38
Depth of Fields
5:46
Depth of Field
5:47
Example of Depth of Field
6:33
Define Plane of Critical Focus
6:53
Calibrating Your Zoom
7:47
Plane of Critical Focus
8:28
Zoom Lens
9:35
Zoom Lens
9:36
Zoom Ratio or Range
9:57
Lens Speed
10:24
Lens Speed
10:25
Lens Iris and F-Stop
11:00
Lens Iris
11:01
F-Stop
11:27
Elements that Impact Depth of Field
12:31
Focal Length
12:32
Iris Opening
12:45
Subject to Camera Distance
12:53
Camera Body
13:25
Beam Splitter
13:37
CCD
14:11
CMOS
14:46
Light Sensitive Pixels
15:02
View Finder
15:20
View Finder
15:21
Recording Device
16:00
Onboard or Remote
16:01
Digital Format
16:32
Analogue
16:40
Mounting System
16:48
Tripod
16:50
Monopod
18:05
Body Brace or Shoulder Mount
18:25
Steadicam
18:39
Tripod Dolly
18:56
Camera Pedestals
19:06
Camera Dollies
19:18
Hand Held
19:27
IV. The Basics of Composition
Composition, Part I

12m 58s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Composition
0:31
Compositional Choices
0:32
Elements and Choices of Composition
1:15
Aspect Ratio
1:34
Aspect Ratio Overview
1:35
16x9
2:25
4x3
2:40
16x9 with TV Safe Marks
2:52
Example: 4x3
3:28
Example: 16x9
3:59
Example: 16x9 with TV SAFE Marks
4:12
Field of View
4:39
Field of View
4:40
Terminology
5:20
Terminology Overview
5:21
Extreme Wide Shot
7:08
Wide Shot or Long Shot
7:50
Medium Shot
8:44
Close Up
9:04
Extreme Close Up
9:45
Medium Wide Shot
10:13
Medium Close Up
11:14
Over the Shoulder Shot
11:34
Two-Shot
12:24
Composition, Part II

14m 44s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Composition
0:35
Compositional Choices
0:36
Camera Angle
1:31
Camera Angle
1:32
High Angle
2:30
Low Angle
3:06
Eye Level
3:57
Vectors
4:10
Vectors Overview
4:11
Graphic Vectors
5:55
Index Vectors: Overview
7:17
Index Vectors: Off Screen & Eye Line Direction
8:28
Motion Vectors
11:10
Why are Vectors Important?
13:13
V. Camera Workshop
Camera Workshop, Part I

29m 11s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Parts of the Camera, Part 1
1:40
Camera Body: Power
1:41
Camera Body: Camera Mode vs. VTR/Playback
2:12
Camera Body: Record
2:44
Parts of the Camera, Part 2
3:20
Power Supply
3:21
Lens
4:05
Recording Device
5:13
Parts of the Camera, Part 3
6:05
Menu Display
6:06
Zebra Display
6:58
White Balance
7:39
Manual Focus vs. Auto Focus
8:54
Manual Iris vs. Auto Iris,
9:13
Gain
9:24
Manual Shutter vs. Auto Shutter
10:05
Manual Mode
10:26
Looking Through the Viewfinder
10:58
Looking Through the Viewfinder
10:59
Viewfinder with TV Safe Marks
13:31
TV Safe Marks
13:32
The Lens
14:17
Focus the Lens
14:18
Zoom In and Out
14:42
Calibrate the Lens
14:54
Parts of the Tripod
17:01
Mounting Head
17:02
Pan/Tilt Handles
19:56
Center Column
20:15
Tripod Body
20:55
Camera Workshop Part I Check List
21:56
Mount Your Camera
22:34
Identify the Mounting Plate
22:40
Take the Lens Cap Off
22:55
Identify Power Supply
23:31
Identify Power Button
23:54
Identify Camera mode vs. VTR/Playback
24:08
Identify Record Button
24:20
Identify Menu Display
24:31
Practice Navigating & Selecting Menus
24:41
Identify Lens
25:14
Identify Recording Device Mechanism
25:49
Identify and Lock/Unlock All Locks on Tripod
26:11
Heighten and Lower the Tripod
26:33
Drags: Pan/Tilt
26:53
Identify the Frame
27:20
Zoom In and Out
27:48
Focus the Lens
28:03
Camera Workshop, Part II

28m 44s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
Rule of Thirds
1:57
Rule of Thirds
1:58
Center Framing versus Rule of Thirds
3:29
Framing
4:19
Head Room
4:20
Edge Room
5:08
Single Versus 2 Shot
5:36
Single Shot
5:37
Two Shot
5:53
X, Y , and Z Axis
6:08
The X, Y , and Z Axis
6:09
Controlling Camera and Object Movement
6:53
Preset Your Focus as Much as You Can
6:54
Limit Excess Camera Movement
8:17
Define Your Balance
9:37
Handheld: Use Your Body to Absorb Shock
10:50
Handheld: Wide Lenses & Focal Lengths
11:22
Moving the Camera
11:53
Tilt vs. Ped
13:05
Tilt
13:06
Ped
13:40
Example: Tilt & Ped
14:36
Pan vs. Track
16:37
Pan
16:38
Track or Truck
16:52
Example: Panning
18:10
Dolly In, Dolly Out
19:33
Dolly In or Dolly Out
19:34
Zoom In, Zoom Out
20:44
A Zoom is a Change in Lens Focal Length
20:45
More On The Zoom
22:03
Focus the Lens
22:04
Calibrate the Lens
22:28
Zoom In and Out
22:38
Example: Zooming
22:57
Camera Workshop Part II Check List
24:20
Frame Up a CU (Close Up)
24:21
Frame a MED (Single)
25:20
Frame Up a 2 Shot - Medium
25:40
Frame Up a 2 Shot - Wide
25:46
Camera Workshop Part II Check List
25:54
Have a Subject Sit in a Chair and Stand
25:57
Have a Subject Walk L to R along the X Axis
26:35
Have a Subject Walk Away From and Into the camera Along the Z Axis
27:23
Practice Zooming In and Out
27:48
IV. Lighting
Basics of Lighting, Part I

19m 24s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:10
Light Defined and Categorized
0:39
What is Light?
0:40
How Do We Qualify and Quantify Light?
1:10
Types of Light
1:54
Directional
1:55
Diffused
2:23
Light Intensity
3:27
Light Intensity
3:28
Foot Candle
4:05
LUX or Lumens
4:30
Baselight
4:48
Measuring Light Intensity
5:51
Incident Light vs. Reflective Light
5:52
Contrast
7:04
Contrast
7:05
Spot Meter & Contrast Ratio
8:04
Three Ways to Lower Contrast
8:35
Brightest Areas vs. Darkest Areas
9:39
Shadows
10:29
Shadows Overview
10:30
Attached Shadows
10:59
Cast Shadows
11:40
Example: Attached Shadows
12:11
Example: Cast Shadows
12:42
Falloff
13:11
Example: Falloff
13:49
Color
14:43
Additive Primary Colors, RGB
14:44
Subtractive Color Mixing
15:31
Generating Colors with Electron Gun
15:53
Color Temperature
16:15
White Balance
18:01
Basics of Lighting, Part II

30m 59s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Lighting Instruments
0:44
Spot Lights Overview
0:45
Spot Light: Fresnels
2:04
Spot Light: Fluorescent Fresnels
5:51
Portable Spot Lights
7:15
Flood Lights
8:01
Ellipsoidal Spot
9:40
Floodlight Bank
10:24
Cyc Light (Cyclorama Light)
10:31
Small EFP Flood
10:38
Safety
10:52
Electricity
11:18
Heat
12:38
Placing & Securing Lights
13:44
Eyes
14:50
Lighting Techniques
15:23
Triangle Lighting or 3 Point Light
16:16
Four Point Lighting
19:02
Two Point Lighting
19:38
High Key vs. Low Key
20:41
Example: High Key Vs. Low Key
21:39
Light Plot & Studio Lighting
22:06
Field Lighting Outdoor
25:42
Field Lighting Indoor
27:06
Prep for Field Production
28:10
V. Audio
Basics of Audio, Part I

17m 52s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:12
Sound
0:41
What is Sound?
0:42
Microphones Transduce Sound
1:10
Signal Flow
1:42
Microphones
2:43
Three Main Ways of Categorizing Microphones
2:44
How Do They Hear: Pick Up Pattern & Polar Pattern
3:34
How Do They Hear: Omnidirectional vs. Unidirectional
4:42
How They are Made: Dynamic
6:15
How They are Made: Condenser
7:25
How They are Made: Ribbon
10:24
How They are Generally Used: Lavaliers
11:44
How They are Generally Used: Hand Mic
13:19
How They are Generally Used: Boom
14:08
How They are Generally Used: Desk Microphones & Stand Microphones
15:29
How They are Generally Used: Headset & Wireless or Radio Microphones
16:54
Basics of Audio, Part II

21m 41s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Sound Control: Audio Mixer
0:40
Field Production
0:41
Faders and Pot
1:33
MIC versus Line Inputs
4:13
Sound Calibration
5:40
Live Field Mixing
6:08
Multiple Mic Inputs
6:23
More Sophisticated Audio Mixer
6:51
Cables
7:42
XLR
7:43
Phone Plug, RCA Phono Plug, & Mini Plug
8:54
Type of Adapters Connectors
9:07
Patching
9:40
In / Out Signal Flow
9:50
How to Cable
10:01
Sound Recording
10:52
Analog Tape
10:53
Digital
11:33
Sound Aesthetics
12:39
Context
12:40
Figure-ground
15:00
Perspective
16:09
Continuity
17:12
Energy
19:32
VI. Editing Basics
Editing Basics, Part I

33m 26s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
What Does an Editor Do?
1:14
Tell a Story
1:15
Creating Narrative Space & Time
2:37
Creating Space
2:58
Creating Space
2:59
Creating Time
4:38
Creating Time
4:39
Composition
6:32
What is Composition?
6:33
Field of View Choice
7:56
Camera Angle Choice
8:43
Focus & Depth of Field
9:11
Rule of Thirds
9:31
Negative Space
9:41
Highlights & Shadows
10:00
Colors & Texture
10:37
Vectors
10:44
Vectors
11:13
Vectors in Composition
11:14
Filmmakers & Vectors
11:26
Three Kinds of Vectors
12:16
Why are Vectors Important?
12:26
Graphic Vectors
13:09
Index Vectors
13:48
Motion Vectors
15:59
Leading the Eye with Vectors from Shot to Shot
16:29
Leading the Eye with Vectors from Shot to Shot
16:30
Rhythm and Tempo
17:05
Rhythm and Tempo
17:06
Sound Design
19:30
Editors Make Choices Regarding Sound
19:31
Three Tracks of Sound
20:11
Diegetic Sound
20:43
Diegetic Sound
20:44
Non-Diegetic Sound
22:10
Non-diegetic Sound
22:11
Dialogue
23:52
Production Sound
23:53
ADR
24:16
Sound FX
25:16
Sound FX
25:17
Music
26:56
Music
26:57
Titles and Text
27:39
Editors Design and Make Choices Regarding Titles & Text
27:40
Graphics
28:14
Graphics
28:15
Character Generated Material
29:00
Post Production
29:01
Associative Editing
30:10
Associative Editing
30:11
Building Performance
31:51
Building Performance
31:52
Editing Basics, Part II

36m 15s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Continuity Editing
0:49
Continuous Edit
0:50
What is Coverage?
3:34
What is Coverage?
3:35
Crossing the Line
4:51
Crossing the Line
4:52
Simple Coverage
5:37
Coverage of a Simple Scene
5:38
Simple Coverage: Example Floor Plan
6:12
Crossing the Line
7:53
Crossing the Line
7:54
180 Degree Rule
8:42
Example: Assembly
9:11
Example: Rough Cut
12:16
Example: Fine Cut
12:38
Example: Crossing the Line
12:52
Jump Cuts
13:21
Jump in Time
13:22
Miss Matched Action
14:08
Matching Action
15:22
Continuity of Action between Shots
15:23
Move Action Forward from Shot A to Shot B
16:06
L Cuts and J Cuts
18:03
L Cuts
18:04
J Cuts
21:38
Role of the Editor
23:57
Role of the Editor
23:58
Workflow
27:56
Workflow
27:57
Before You Begin
29:01
The Assembly Process
30:55
Organization of Your Material
30:56
Find Your Story
31:36
The Cuts
31:47
The Rough Cut
31:48
The First Cut
32:40
The Fine Cut
34:03
Locking Picture and Sound
34:59
Lock Picture
35:00
Sound Editing
35:29
Finalize Text, Graphics, and any Computer Generated Images
35:35
Lock Sound & Master Output
35:58
VII. Coverage
Coverage

20m 41s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
What is Coverage?
0:50
What is Coverage?
0:51
Narrative Cinematic Language
1:41
Camera Shots and Angles
2:09
Continuous & Fluid Editing
2:28
Continuity Editing
2:54
Change of Image Size
2:55
Change of Camera Angle
3:04
Can Not Cross the Line
3:41
Match Action
3:47
Eyelines Must Match
4:00
Crossing the Line
5:00
Cinematic Space
5:01
When a Character Moves The Line Moves
6:30
Characters Backgrounds, Screen Direction, and Eyelines
6:55
Looking Left and Right
7:19
Following the 180 Degree Rule
8:14
When You Cross The Line
9:15
Simple Coverage
10:01
Coverage of a Simple Scene
10:02
Wide 2 Shot
10:25
Medium 2 Shot
10:42
Single Medium
10:51
Single Close Up
11:10
Example: Simple Coverage Floor Plan
11:41
More Choices for Coverage
13:46
Wide 2 Shot
13:47
Medium 2 Shot
13:54
Medium of Character A or B
14:01
Close Up of Character A or B
14:06
Over the Shoulder of A or B
14:08
Master Shot
14:17
Establishing Shot
15:00
Insert Shots & Cut Away
15:47
Cross Shot or OS
18:13
Cross Shots versus Over the Shoulder Shots (OS)
18:14
VIII. The Visual Image
Basics of the Digital Video System

34m 24s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Analog vs. Digital Signal
0:47
Analog Signal
0:48
Digital Signal
2:28
The Pros and Cons of Digital
3:10
Disadvantage of Digital Signal
3:11
Advantages of Digital Signal
4:27
Broadcast Standards
6:01
ATSC, NTSC, and the Broadcast Standards
6:02
Digital Formats
7:15
Know Your Format
7:16
Display Formats
8:13
Media Formats
8:52
Recording Formats
9:06
Audio/Video Codec
9:37
Media Formats
9:58
Tape Formats
9:59
File Based Formats
10:33
Recording Formats
10:47
Recording Formats
10:48
Shooting Mode
11:24
Aspect Ratio
11:41
Frame Rate
11:50
Resolution
12:00
Encoding System
12:26
Data Rate
12:36
Aspect Ratio
12:49
16x9 and 4x3
12:50
Frame Rate
13:54
Frame Rate
13:55
Scanning
15:57
Scanning
15:58
CCD Chip
16:34
Interlaced Scanning
18:12
Interlaced Scanning
18:13
Progressive Scanning
19:42
Progressive Scanning
19:43
24P
20:38
24P
20:39
Resolution
21:41
Resolution Overview
21:42
Factors Impacting Resolution
22:15
ATSC Format Resolution
22:36
Standard Definition DV
23:05
High-Definition
23:19
Sample Rates
24:23
Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Sample Rates
24:24
Compression
25:42
Compression
25:43
Codecs
26:11
Decompress the Data
26:17
Lossy Compression
26:38
Lossless Compression
27:36
Ultra High End, Uncompressed, 2K, and 4K
28:31
Ultra High End, Uncompressed, 2K, and 4K
28:32
Audio and Video Codecs
31:21
Audio and Video Codecs
31:22
Codecs
31:54
JPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG
31:55
Proprietary Codecs
32:27
Suggested Settings for Digital Video

6m 4s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Digital Formats
0:25
Recording Format Choices
0:26
Editing System
0:50
Specifications for Broadcast
1:00
Recording Formats
1:25
Shooting Mode
1:36
Aspect Ratio
1:44
Frame Rate
1:50
Resolution
1:56
More on Frame Rates
2:09
Frame Rates
2:10
Suggested Settings
3:57
Shoot Everything 16x9
3:58
Ignore 30p
4:31
Broadcasting SD, DV, or DVD
4:43
Film or D-Cinema
5:03
HD Signal or Screen on HD Ready Equipment
5:25
IX. Prepping to Shoot
Prepping to Shoot

41m 10s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Before You Shoot
0:25
Finish Developing Your Script
0:26
Determine the Creative Visualization of Your Project
2:10
Determine the Creative Element of Sound
3:29
Write a Treatment
4:11
Determine Location Needs
4:33
Determine and Gather Sets, Props, and Costumes
4:46
Determine the Sound Needs of Your Project
4:53
Determine Equipment Needs
5:16
Create a Schedule
5:40
Determine Budget Needs
6:48
Casting and Rehearsals
7:54
Create Shot Lists
8:15
Create Overhead/Floor Plans
8:22
Create all the Logistical Materials You Need
8:37
Distribute Materials
8:56
Script
9:15
Script Format
9:16
Script Breakdown & Production Needs
11:43
Pre-Visualization
13:27
Cinematographer: Overall Camera Work & Lighting Style
13:28
Production Designer: Images, Colors, & Textures
16:26
Treatment
18:49
Treatment
18:50
Know Your Locations
20:21
Location Scout
20:22
Permits
20:50
Accessibility
21:54
Blocking Off and Containing the Space
22:42
Noise Issues
23:21
Safety Issues
23:31
Communicate with People Who Own the Location
24:09
Basics for Cast and Crew
25:40
Shot Lists
28:12
Shot Lists
28:13
Example of a Shot List
31:33
Floor Plans
32:17
Bird's Eye View or Overhead Floor Plan
32:18
Lighting Scheme Floor Plan
35:07
Storyboards
36:21
Storyboards
36:22
Schedule
37:12
Schedule
37:13
Sample Daily Shoot Schedule
37:58
Sample Daily Shoot Schedule
37:59
Food and Snacks
39:50
Food and Snacks
39:51
X. Dramatic Story Telling
Dramatic Story Telling

6m 4s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
From Story Idea to Dramatic Art
0:45
What Makes an Idea Dramatic?
0:46
Conflict
2:30
Conflict
2:31
Person versus Person
3:36
Person Versus Environment or Social Institution
3:50
Person Versus a Task
4:18
Person Against Themselves
4:56
Objectives
5:34
Character's Objective
5:35
Super-Objectives
6:40
Super-Objectives
6:41
Obstacles
7:41
Obstacles
7:42
Stakes
8:17
Stakes
8:18
Actions
9:11
Actions
9:12
Examples of Actions
9:57
Result Directing
10:52
Telling an Actor They are Sad
10:53
Instead Make It Active
11:38
Three Act Structure
12:09
Act 1
13:06
Act 2
14:34
Act 3
15:20
Working With Crew
16:00
Working With the Crew as a Director
16:01
XI. Documentary
Documentary Considerations, Part I

39m 50s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
The Role of Non-Fiction Filmmaking
0:51
The Role of Non-Fiction Filmmaking
0:52
Documentary and Society
3:31
Information
3:56
Propaganda
4:02
Public Opinion
4:18
Education
4:22
Public Policy
4:40
Cultural Envelope
4:51
Documentary Film Language
5:07
Characters
5:08
Composition
5:46
Structure
5:52
Narrative
6:03
Argument
6:07
Elements of Documentary Production
6:18
Script
6:19
Formats
7:19
Crew Positions
7:37
Funding
8:14
Three Phases of Production
8:58
Documentary and Technology
9:14
The Filmmaker's Toolbox
9:15
Mobility
10:06
Accessibility
10:53
Distribution
11:27
Documentary Styles
12:33
Expository
12:34
Observational
13:21
Interactive
14:04
Experimental
14:34
Hybrid
15:25
Ethics in Documentary Filmmaking
16:10
The First Amendment
16:11
The Legal, Social and Moral Responsibilities of Documentary Filmmakers
16:59
Three Phases of Documentary
18:32
Pre-production
18:53
Production
19:50
Post-Production
20:40
More on the Pre-Interview
23:49
More on the Pre-Interview
23:50
The Documentary Idea
26:29
Three Classic Components of the Language of Documentary
26:30
Documentary Production: The Place
27:10
Place
27:11
Documentary Production: Event
28:56
What are Events?
28:57
Your Goals
30:21
Plan Your Possible Shots Ahead of Time
32:00
Documentary Production: The Interview
33:01
Formal Sit Down Interviews
33:02
Other Types of Interview
34:06
Will You Be On Camera?
35:13
Structure Your Questions
35:50
Have a List of Questions
37:06
Working with a Camera Person
37:40
Get B-Roll, Cutaways, Inserts
38:12
Documentary Considerations, Part II

13m 4s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Cinéma-Vérité
0:13
Cinéma-Vérité
0:14
Documentary and the Propaganda Debate
1:55
Documentary and the Propaganda Debate
1:56
Political Advocacy in Documentary
3:03
Propaganda, Objectivity, and Subjectivity
3:04
Political Advocacy
3:55
The Provocateur in Documentary Filmmaking
4:48
Documentary, War and History
5:50
World War
5:51
Documentary and Vietnam War
6:49
Fox News War
7:10
Historical Documentary
7:44
Other Forms of Documentary
8:31
The Art of Documentary
8:32
The Mocumentary
8:56
The Poetic Documentary
9:03
The Documentary Diary
9:26
Documentary Departures and Variations
9:42
Formula, Commercialism, Entertainment vs. Information
9:43
TV News and News Magazines
10:38
TV Talk Shows
10:56
Reality TV
11:06
DocuDramas
11:38
Glam Pieces
12:31
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Parts of the Camera & Their Function

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:08
  • Parts of the Camera 0:24
    • Mechanisms of the Camera System
    • Parts of the Camera
    • Example: Professional Camera
    • Example: Compact Camera
  • The Lens 2:35
    • Optical Image
    • Field of View & Focal Length
    • Wide Angle Lens
    • Narrow Angle Lens, Long Lens, Telephoto Lens
    • 'Normal' Lens
  • Angle of View 5:06
    • Narrow Angle of View
    • Wide Angle of View
    • Angle of View for Normal Lens
  • Depth of Fields 5:46
    • Depth of Field
    • Example of Depth of Field
    • Define Plane of Critical Focus
    • Calibrating Your Zoom
    • Plane of Critical Focus
  • Zoom Lens 9:35
    • Zoom Lens
    • Zoom Ratio or Range
  • Lens Speed 10:24
    • Lens Speed
  • Lens Iris and F-Stop 11:00
    • Lens Iris
    • F-Stop
  • Elements that Impact Depth of Field 12:31
    • Focal Length
    • Iris Opening
    • Subject to Camera Distance
  • Camera Body 13:25
    • Beam Splitter
    • CCD
    • CMOS
    • Light Sensitive Pixels
  • View Finder 15:20
    • View Finder
  • Recording Device 16:00
    • Onboard or Remote
    • Digital Format
    • Analogue
  • Mounting System 16:48
    • Tripod
    • Monopod
    • Body Brace or Shoulder Mount
    • Steadicam
    • Tripod Dolly
    • Camera Pedestals
    • Camera Dollies
    • Hand Held
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