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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. A horizontal row of buttons on a video switcher is called a ____.






2. The average color temperature of sunlight on a clear day is ____ ______ calvin.






3. On the Chyron CG screen a transparent backround is shown as____






4. When we frame much tighter than head and shoulders this shot is an ____






5. Using the script format - dialog should always be ____/_____ case.






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






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






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






9. The purpose of interlaced scanning is to prevent_____.






10. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






12. Responsible for writing the script






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






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






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. To send your message to the switcher - click on the_____ button at the top of the screen.






18. We encode color infor in video by munipulating _____.






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






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






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






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






23. A horizontal row of buttons on a video switcher is called a ____.






24. The most common type of lamp used in the TV studio lights is ____.






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






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






27. Video tape formats that record the luminance and chroma information at seperate locations are called ______ formats.






28. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






30. In order to create text to be rolled or crawled - the ___________button must be clicked BEFORE the text is created.-






31. 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






32. In most cases the studio technician takes his/her cues from the _____ ________.






33. Responsible for writing the script






34. When one camera is used to cut a hole in another camera picture to insert lettering the process is called ____.






35. The purpose of interlaced scanning is to prevent_____.






36. A related shot used to cover mismatched shots in a singe camera production is called a ______.






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






38. 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






39. Responsible for conceiving - designing - and organizing the scenic treatment for a production






40. Dollying will decrease the _____ of ______.






41. Using the script format - dialog should always be ____/_____ case.






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






43. To send your message to the switcher - click on the_____ button at the top of the screen.






44. Text and graphics are composed using a _____ system






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






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






47. Shot from beginning to end and recorded






48. The crew member most responsible for timing the shows is the _____.






49. The crew member most responsible for timing the shows is the _____.






50. The member of the production team mainly responsible for aesthetic matters is the______.