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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. Text and graphics are composed using a _____ system






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






17. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






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






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






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






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






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






24. When inserting a picture - beforehand create or edit it to be ____pixels wide by ____ pixels high.






25. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






32. Shot from beginning to end and recorded






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






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






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






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






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






39. Assists the director or producer with production needs






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






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






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






44. The ratio of the width of the screen to it's height is called the _____ ratio.






45. Dollying will decrease the _____ of ______.






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






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






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






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






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