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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 axis extending straight out from the camera lens is called the _ axis






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






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






12. Text and graphics are composed using a _____ system






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






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






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






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






17. 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


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






19. Responsible for assisting the director






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






21. 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






22. Responsible for assisting the producer






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






34. The inverse square law would suggest that ______ the ____ is the most efficient method of making a mahor change in light intensity






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






36. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






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






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






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






41. When saving a CG make sure that 2D is selected in the ____ _____ of the Properties window.






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






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






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






45. Responsible for writing the script






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






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






48. When voice levels are peaked at 0db on an analog VU meter music should peak no higher than ____ when intended to be heard.






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






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