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






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






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






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






5. Shot from beginning to end and recorded






6. Responsible for writing the script






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






8. Shot from beginning to end and recorded






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






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






11. The control usually used to adjust white levels is the____.






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






13. Some directors imagine that they are using their cameras to show their audience 'things as they are'






14. Assists the director or producer with production needs






15. 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






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






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






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






19. Camera is the 'eye' This is the objective role or the camera can be used in a subjective role. Camera represents the talent's point of view






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






21. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






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






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






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






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






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






28. Dollying will decrease the _____ of ______.






29. The triggers for the Kayak Valley are ______ -_____ -_____ -and_____.






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






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






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






33. A series of shots that can stand alone is called a_____.






34. Director's primary representative and contact when the director isn't on the set or in the studio.






35. Responsible for writing the script






36. Camera is the 'eye' This is the objective role or the camera can be used in a subjective role. Camera represents the talent's point of view






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






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






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






40. The set unit commonly used to represent a wall is called a____.






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






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






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






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






45. Transmitted live to the viewing audience






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






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






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






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






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