Digital Media Production
Com 3340
Amani Channel, MA
Schedule
Review
Present next assignment
Lecture Ch 8-9
Narration discussion/Exercise
Quiz
List three production positions and explain what they
do.
How does covering a news story differ from
production a com...
Chapter 8
Live programming – Airs as it is happening. Sporting
events, news, some entertainment shows (American
Idol final...
Time (con’t)
Defying time – Story breaks the real time relationship
(documentaries, slow or fast motion effects, movies
li...
Chapter 9 – Linear
Structure
Linear structure – Arranging the edits so that the
final story unfolds in a straight line thr...
Structure
Structure begins in preproduction
Style approaches:
Continuity – Linear, logicalcchronological
Montage – A group...
Narrating
Your voice is a powerful tool
Your tone, voice quality, and pacing will give meaning
to your story.
Volume How l...
Narrating
Always:
Read your copy out load a few times
Review hard to pronounce words/phrases
Record two to three good take...
In Class Assignment
You will be provided with a script
Mark copy, practice, and record using Adobe
Audition (sound booth)
...
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Lecture for 10/3/13 Com 3340
Amani Channel, MA
This lecture covers storytelling techniques and a narration exercise.

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Digital Media Production - Telling a Story and Narration

  1. 1. Digital Media Production Com 3340 Amani Channel, MA
  2. 2. Schedule Review Present next assignment Lecture Ch 8-9 Narration discussion/Exercise
  3. 3. Quiz List three production positions and explain what they do. How does covering a news story differ from production a commercial? A video script has a left/right format. What information goes on each column? What cable is needed to connect a tape deck to a computer? What is the name for the beginning and end of an edit point.
  4. 4. Chapter 8 Live programming – Airs as it is happening. Sporting events, news, some entertainment shows (American Idol finale). Live on tape – Event is taped as the live action occurs. Talk shows, most award shows, cooking shows. Illusion of real time – Sequence of shots that are edited into one seamless action. Ellipsis of time – Time sequence is broken
  5. 5. Time (con’t) Defying time – Story breaks the real time relationship (documentaries, slow or fast motion effects, movies like Pulp Fiction, Momento)
  6. 6. Chapter 9 – Linear Structure Linear structure – Arranging the edits so that the final story unfolds in a straight line through time. Sequence units of media (audio, photos, video) Key Questions Are you building meaning in a logical way? Do the movements and action and color flow seamlessly? Which unit is revealed first, second, last? How are the units paced? Is there a rhythm?
  7. 7. Structure Structure begins in preproduction Style approaches: Continuity – Linear, logicalcchronological Montage – A group of shots that give general meaning Verbally driven – Narrator or soundbites
  8. 8. Narrating Your voice is a powerful tool Your tone, voice quality, and pacing will give meaning to your story. Volume How load/soft Pace: How slow/fast Pronunciation: Saying the words correctly Inflection: Emphasizing the right words
  9. 9. Narrating Always: Read your copy out load a few times Review hard to pronounce words/phrases Record two to three good takes of entire copy Mark the copy
  10. 10. In Class Assignment You will be provided with a script Mark copy, practice, and record using Adobe Audition (sound booth) Export mp3 to a flash drive

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