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Television production module 1 b

  1. 1. Module 1 B *
  2. 2. * Major dramatic productions have a wardrobe person who sees that the actors have clothes appropriate to the story and script.
  3. 3. * The audio director or audio technician arranges for the audio recording equipment, sets up and checks mics (microphones), monitors audio quality during the production, and then strikes (another production term meaning disassembles and, if necessary, removes) the audio recording equipment and accessories after the production is over. (Mic, strangely enough, is pronounced mike.)
  4. 4. * The microphone boom/grip operator watches rehearsals and decides on the proper mics and their placement for each scene. During an on-location (out-of-the-studio) shoot, this person may need strong arms to hold the mic boom over the talent for long periods of time.
  5. 5. * The video recorder operator arranges video recording equipment and accessories, sets up video recordings, performs recording checks, and monitors video quality.
  6. 6. * In dramatic productions, the continuity secretary (CS) carefully makes notes on scene and continuity details as each scene is shot to ensure that these details remain consistent among takes and scenes.
  7. 7. * The CG Operator, (electronic character generator operator) programs (designs/types in) opening titles, subtitles, and closing credits into a computer- based device that inserts the text over the video.
  8. 8. * Camera operators do more than just operate cameras. They typically help set up the cameras and ensure their technical quality, and they work with the director, lighting director, and audio technician in blocking (setting up) and shooting each shot. On a field (out-of-the-studio, or on-location) production, they may also coordinate camera equipment pickup and delivery.
  9. 9. * Depending on the production, there may be a floor manager or stage manager who's responsible for coordinating activities on the set. One or more floor persons, or stagehands, may assist him or her.
  10. 10. * After shooting is completed, the editors use the video and audio recordings to blend the segments together. Technicians add music and audio effects to create the final product.
  11. 11. *
  12. 12. * “The most important phase of production is preproduction.”
  13. 13. * Step 1 *Choose the crew *Brainstorm the idea *Decide the type of video Step 2 *Do the research *Use the camera Step 3 *Write the script *Plan the storyboard
  14. 14. * Step 4 *Direct the talent Step 5 *Tape the story
  15. 15. * Step 6 *Edit the video Step 7 *Present the show
  16. 16. * As fun as all the razzmatazz effects might be to play with, you should consider all this high-tech stuff merely a tool for a greater purpose: the effective communication of ideas and information.
  17. 17. * *f you think about it, today's latest high-tech effects will look pretty lame a few years from now. (Think of the vsual effects in some early films.) *It's only the ideas and feelings that have a chance of enduring. *How many times have you seen a movie and forgotten about it almost as soon as you left the theater? In contrast, some movies seem to "stick with you," and you may think about them for days or even weeks.
  18. 18. * The medium you are learning to control can be used either to provide audiences with time- wasting, mindless, drivel... ...or with ideas that can make a positive difference in the overall scheme of things. (And, as you may have noticed, there is a definite need in the world for people who can make a positive difference.) How would you rather have your work and life remembered?
  19. 19. * Write a review on a local television program that you think give out a “positive difference.” Post this on your Facebook account and tag it to Ooops!!! Don’t forget to give your work a catchy title.