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Video Production Vocab

Subject : performing-arts
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. When one camera is used to cut a hole in another camera picture to insert lettering the process is called ____.






2. The agency which sets industry standards for broadcasting TV equipment in the U.S is the_______.






3. Set lights should always be hung with the lamp at the ___ of the instrument.






4. The floor manager holds his/her arm in a T shape to indicate __ seconds remaining.






5. Generally sits next to the director in the control room and is responsible for operating the television production switcher.






6. Come in all sizes. Can consist of one person with a camera or network dramatic need a lot of people






7. On the Grass Valley Kayak switcher the down stream keyer always keys over the _______ bus.






8. To insure safety - it is most important that the ____ bolt on the lighting instrument always be kept tight.






9. Transmitted live to the viewing audience






10. The axis extending straight out from the camera lens is called the _ axis






11. Each scene or act is shot - corrected - and polished one at a time






12. The shot which includes a person from head to foot is abbreviated as ___






13. All camera movements are designed by direction of movements of the ____.






14. The device ised to measute light intensity in the studio is the ______ light meter.






15. The system of lighting the subject brightly & leaving the backround in the darkness is called_____ lighting.






16. The method of timing a script by giving time remaining is called ____ timing.






17. The area of the directors screen that can be counted on to be seen by the home viewer is called the_____.






18. When tone is set at 0VU on the master analog audio board - the audio record levels should be set at ______VU.






19. Responsible for setting up their cameras and then operating the cameras to capture the video images requested by the director






20. Responsible for assisting the camera operator in setting up the camera.






21. When uploading your prompter file you will be prompted to save the file you deleted (the blank script). Do you click yes or no?






22. The agency which sets industry standards for broadcasting TV equipment in the U.S is the_______.






23. Black level is normally set at ____ IEEE units for analog video






24. The most common type of microphone used as a professional lavalier is the________.






25. The purpose of interlaced scanning is to prevent_____.






26. To seperate program information from station ID's and commercial we should prob use ____.






27. The best instrument to use for a TV key light is a(n) _____ light.






28. A TV picture which is washed out with no distinct black result from the ______ being to high






29. Responsible for writing the script






30. Responsible for the sound balance as well as the technical and artistic quality of the program sound






31. The instrument which provides an objective measure of the luminance in a TV picture is the_______.






32. The best instrument to use for a TV key light is a(n) _____ light.






33. Each scene or act is shot - corrected - and polished one at a time






34. Responsible for designing and implementing the graphics for the production






35. The additive color mixing - the primary colors are ____ -____ - and _____.






36. Assists the director or producer with production needs






37. Single- Camera production - in which one camera is used to shoot a segment or an entire show. Multi-Camera production a production switcher links two 3 or more cameras - and their outputs are selected or blended as required by the director






38. Of the depth of field approxiamately ___ behind the subject.






39. Responsible for assisting the camera operator in setting up the camera.






40. The message # displayed on the chyron CG screen is usually the number of the ____ page.






41. When uploading your prompter file you will be prompted to save the file you deleted (the blank script). Do you click yes or no?






42. TV is linear service which is broadcasting of a program where the network or station decides when the program will show. Non-linear service is making programs available for on-demand service






43. There are appox. ___ frames of video per sec. analog NTSC TV.






44. Shows the scene from various viewpoints and begin to feel a sense of space as we build up a mental image of a situation although the camera is only showing us a small section of the scene in each shot






45. Sound effects info should be placed on the _____ side of the shooting script.






46. On the Grass Valley Kayak switcher the down stream keyer always keys over the _______ bus.






47. Generally responsible for a specific production. Usually concerned with the business organization - budget - choice of staff and crew.






48. All camera movements are designed by direction of movements of the ____.






49. The area of the directors screen that can be counted on to be seen by the home viewer is called the_____.






50. The VCR operator should call out 'speed' when the ____ indicator light remains on.