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Media Production for Writers<br />Writing for Electronic Media: notes from Chapter 2<br />
Script Conversion<br />As a media writer you must convert your writing to the form of media or delivery system that you ar...
Media is the manipulation of audio, video and digital signals in order to create images and sound that develop the represe...
Relationships and Attitude  <br />
The Misunderstood Writer<br />
The professional operation and eventual quality of a project may rely on the relationship that develops between you and th...
Disinterested<br />
Curious<br />
Involved<br />
Production <br />Production consists of the operation of the physical and digital equipment combined to convert your writt...
Preproduction<br />As a writer, you prepare most of the preproduction work: the concept, proposal, the treatment, prelimin...
Production <br />The production team takes the written script and organizes the equipment and personnel:<br />Plan, carryo...
Postproduction <br />An editing staff in conjunction with the director and perhaps the produce work on finalizing the prod...
The Language of Production<br />Descriptions of action (equipment and personnel)<br />Abbreviations and descriptions of tr...
Action Descriptions<br />
Tilt<br />a camera movement that gives the viewer the feeling that the scene is moving past in a vertical motion, either u...
Dolly<br />a camera movement that gives the viewers the feeling that they are moving closer or farther away from the subje...
Truck <br />a camera movement that gives the viewers the feeling they are moving past the subject on a path parallel to th...
Crab or arc<br />a camera movement that combines the view of a dolly and a truck. The viewer appears to move in an circle ...
Pedestal<br />A camera movement that gives the viewers the feeling they are being raised or lowered in relationship to the...
Crane or boom-<br />a camera movement that combines one or more of a pedestal, crab, dolly, and truck. It provides the vie...
Zoom<br />an optical movement created within the lens that duplicates a dolly, giving the viewer the feeling that the subj...
Pan<br />a camera movement that gives the viewer the impression that the scene is moving past in a horizontal movement, ba...
Abbreviations of Transitions<br />Fade-in  the shot starts in black and image grad. appears<br />Fade-out shot starts with...
Abbreviations of object framing<br />XCU or ECU – extreme close-up<br />CU – close-up to show detail missed in a wide shot...
Video production: The Bible<br />The bible contains a list of characters, character relationships, scenes, locations, and ...
Audio Abbreviations<br />SFX/EFX – sound effects<br />ANNCR – announcer<br />VO – voice over narrations<br />MUSIC – music...
Audio Transitions<br />Cut- instantaneous change fromone audio to another<br />Fade-in- audio changes from no sound to sou...
General Descriptive Terms<br />Audio: the sound source of a production, either sound or visual.<br />Video: the visual sou...
Audio Production Techniques<br />Audio carries a significant amount of information. <br />Indicates the level of gaiety or...
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  1. 1. Media Production for Writers<br />Writing for Electronic Media: notes from Chapter 2<br />
  2. 2. Script Conversion<br />As a media writer you must convert your writing to the form of media or delivery system that you are using to reach your audience. <br />
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  4. 4. Media is the manipulation of audio, video and digital signals in order to create images and sound that develop the representation of events in the telling of a story or the clarification of information.<br />
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  6. 6. Relationships and Attitude <br />
  7. 7. The Misunderstood Writer<br />
  8. 8. The professional operation and eventual quality of a project may rely on the relationship that develops between you and the staff and crew of the production team.<br />
  9. 9. Disinterested<br />
  10. 10. Curious<br />
  11. 11. Involved<br />
  12. 12. Production <br />Production consists of the operation of the physical and digital equipment combined to convert your written script to a completed program available to be distributed.<br />
  13. 13. Preproduction<br />As a writer, you prepare most of the preproduction work: the concept, proposal, the treatment, preliminary budget and various stages of drafting.<br />
  14. 14. Production <br />The production team takes the written script and organizes the equipment and personnel:<br />Plan, carryout the design, setup, rehearse and record.<br />
  15. 15. Postproduction <br />An editing staff in conjunction with the director and perhaps the produce work on finalizing the product. The writer might be asked to share an opinion.<br />
  16. 16. The Language of Production<br />Descriptions of action (equipment and personnel)<br />Abbreviations and descriptions of transitions<br />Abbreviations of object framing<br />Abbreviations specific to audio<br />
  17. 17. Action Descriptions<br />
  18. 18. Tilt<br />a camera movement that gives the viewer the feeling that the scene is moving past in a vertical motion, either up or down, top to bottom, or bottom to top<br />
  19. 19. Dolly<br />a camera movement that gives the viewers the feeling that they are moving closer or farther away from the subject<br />
  20. 20. Truck <br />a camera movement that gives the viewers the feeling they are moving past the subject on a path parallel to the subject, either from right to left or from left to right<br />
  21. 21. Crab or arc<br />a camera movement that combines the view of a dolly and a truck. The viewer appears to move in an circle around the subject or else moves closer or away at an angle<br />
  22. 22. Pedestal<br />A camera movement that gives the viewers the feeling they are being raised or lowered in relationship to the subject. This movement usually is combined with a tilt to keep the subject properly framed.<br />
  23. 23. Crane or boom-<br />a camera movement that combines one or more of a pedestal, crab, dolly, and truck. It provides the viewer with an infinite number of continuous angles. Used most often for either extreme high- or low-angle shots. <br />
  24. 24. Zoom<br />an optical movement created within the lens that duplicates a dolly, giving the viewer the feeling that the subject is moving closer or farther away without changing perspective.<br />
  25. 25. Pan<br />a camera movement that gives the viewer the impression that the scene is moving past in a horizontal movement, back and forth, left to right or right to left.<br />
  26. 26. Abbreviations of Transitions<br />Fade-in the shot starts in black and image grad. appears<br />Fade-out shot starts with visible object that fades into black<br />Take (Cut) Instantaneous change of picture or sound<br />Dissolve (DISS) A slow change of picture, one dissapearing as another appears<br />Wipe change of picture with either a solid or soft edge between pictures<br />Special effects <br />Superone picture bleeds through the other giving a ghost effect<br />Key – one shot bleeding thorught the other, the foreground is electronically inserted into the background shot.<br />Split screen a wipe that remains in a fixed position<br />Matte key a shot requiring three sources, foreground, background and a thrid to determine the shape of the separation between the 2 frames<br />Chroma key- a specialized key, so that the foreground camera does not see a specific color (green or blue) <br />Digital effects – an infinite number of transitions designed to replace dissolves, wipes and keys only limited by the equipment <br />
  27. 27. Abbreviations of object framing<br />XCU or ECU – extreme close-up<br />CU – close-up to show detail missed in a wide shot<br />MCU – medium close-up<br />MS – medium shot<br />L/WS – long shot/wide shot:<br />XLS/XWS – extreme long shot<br />POV – point of view of the actor<br />OS- over the shoulder of the interviewer and facing interviewee<br />Two-shot - two people<br />Three-shot – three people<br />Head - shot faming top of the head to neck area<br />Bust - shot framing from top of head to waist and chest area<br />
  28. 28. Video production: The Bible<br />The bible contains a list of characters, character relationships, scenes, locations, and treatments of the production, which gives the producer and director the means to reach an understanding of your concept. It is a method used to match your concept of the script to the work they must accomplish.<br />
  29. 29. Audio Abbreviations<br />SFX/EFX – sound effects<br />ANNCR – announcer<br />VO – voice over narrations<br />MUSIC – music integrated from the same sources as sound effects<br />
  30. 30. Audio Transitions<br />Cut- instantaneous change fromone audio to another<br />Fade-in- audio changes from no sound to sound<br />Fade-out – audio changes from sound to no sound<br />Segue- - one audio fades out to silence while a second fades out to silence while a second fades in<br />Cross fade – as one audio source begins to fade out, a second source begins to fade in<br />Bridge – an audio link between two segments, either as a segue or a cross-fade<br />
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  32. 32. General Descriptive Terms<br />Audio: the sound source of a production, either sound or visual.<br />Video: the visual source of a production<br />Dialogue: speech delivered by a performer who is usually visible on camera.<br />Narration: speech delivered by a performer who is usually not visible on camera.<br />
  33. 33. Audio Production Techniques<br />Audio carries a significant amount of information. <br />Indicates the level of gaiety or darkness in the mode, the historical time, and the location.<br />Introductory music: mode, time and location<br />
  34. 34. http://www.flickr.com/photos/danshouse/167487577/#/photos/danshouse/167487577/lightbox/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/ms_gracias/431413062/#/photos/ms_gracias/431413062/lightbox/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/81266645@N00/72853959/#/photos/81266645@N00/72853959/lightbox/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/neogabox/4305721320/<br />
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