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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. Responsible for assisting the director






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






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






12. When uploading a document for Win Que where should you put the file at?






13. 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






14. Responsible for writing the script






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






36. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






46. Selects - compiles - and cuts video and audio to produce programs






47. Assists the director or producer with production needs






48. What kind of control panel is on the right side of the Chyron






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






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