Intro to media production

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Can help you find the story you want to explore and raise money for your project. By figuring out how to communicate your vision on a page, you reach a deeper understanding of how your story needs to be told on the screen. The length of a treatment for a short film should be about apage long, written in 12pt, double spaced.
Also known as a screenplay, is entirely different from a novel. It demands extreme clarity in the visual descriptions. It is a document for a film, television show, or other moving media, that describes the actions and dialogue of characters. It is written in a specific format to distinguish between characters, action lines, and dialogue.
LocationWhere the film/project will take placeShot ListSeries of shots that need to be filmed each dayStoryboardTells the story visuallyA chaotic set Running Overtime Misunderstanding People not showing up on setWhat does it mean to go through a bad pre-production phase?ProductionIt is the execution the Pre-Production Plan, it should harbor a calm, creative, and enjoyable atmosphere on set, and it is the phase to realize the project's vision.- Set up - Rehearsal - Camera Placement - Blocking - Sound Recording - Logging the dailiesWhat is involved within the Production Process?BlockingCamera MovementPost - ProductionBegins after images and sounds have been recorded- Video Editing - Audio Editing - Color Correction - Audio Mixing - Promoting the ProjectWhat is included within the Post-Production stage?3 Stages of ProductionPre-Production, Production, and Post-ProductionLoglineIt is a one to two sentence summary or description of a movie and turns the important elements of your screenplay into a clear, concise teaser.- Protagonist - Incident - Protagonist's Goals - ConflictWhat makes up and should be included within the Logline?ApertureIn optics, an aperture is an opening through which light travels.Aspect Ratiothe ratio of the width to the height of a screen. It is expressed with two numbers separated by a colon, such as 16:9.Color Temperature (in Kelvin)is the quality of light that a bulb emits, particularly the color and the atmosphere it helps create. The look and feel of a space can be greatly affected by color temperature.Depth of Fieldis the distance between the nearest and the furthest objects that are in focus in an image captured with a camera.Frame RateRefers to the frequency at which frames in a television, film, or video are displayed. Frame rate is the frequency at which consecutive images are captured or displayed. Frame Rate refers to the frequency at which consecutive images are displayed, and is typically expressed in frames per second (fps).ISOIs your camera's sensitivity to light as it pertains to either film or a digital sensor. A lower ISO value means less sensitivity to light, while a higher ISO means more sensitivity.Shutter SpeedIn photography, shutter speed or exposure time is the length of time that the film or digital sensor inside the camera is exposed to light when taking a photograph.White Balancethe color balance on a digital camera. In photography and image processing, color balance is the adjustment of the intensities of the colors.Prime Lens Zoom Lens Telephone Lens Macro Lens Fish Eye LensTypes of LensesLong ShotHead to toeMedium Long ShotMid thigh and upMedium Shotcuts in the waistMedium Close upChestClose upOnly the faceExtreme Close UpOnly the eyes or accessories or or a very particular thingExtreme Long ShotEstablishing shots that show the space, not necessarily the person but the environment itselfVery Wide ShotEstablishing the space and maybe showing some people in the shot as well as a lot of spaceHigh AngleAbove the personLow AngleLow in front of person / objectDutch AngleSide yet diagonal