Video Recording Techniques
Teaching Staff: Panagopoulos Iakovos
Course Code: AVA444
Course Category: Specific Background
Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Undergraduate
Course Language: Greek
Delivery method: Lectures
Teaching Units: 3
Teaching Hours: 3
|Practice and Preparation||30|
|Course Total (ECTS: 5)||125|
Prerequisite to / Recommended to: (THE503), (AVA643), (AVA841), VIS847, (AVA941), AVA944
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This module focuses in the basic elements of the camera department and how to run a professional film camera crew. We analyze how to shout a film, how to set up lights, how to control your camera and how to use the grip. We shout short examples indoors and outdoors with different equipment and different requests for final products.
Objectives - Learning Outcomes:
The students will learn how to work on the camera department of a professional film set. They will have the opportunity to learn all the theoretical and practical elements of the camera department. They will be able to work on different positions and to lead their own final set.
Introducing the module and the roles of a professional film set
Different shots and the creation of a frame
Camera assistants. What do they do in a film set and how they communicate with the camera department
How the director of photography works with the director
The use of light. How to set up lights, different color temperatures, three- and four-point lights
The use of light II. Creative lights. How to underline your character with the correct lights.
The use of grip. How do we use grip and how to set up jibs and cranes?
Multiple camera set up (patch panel, video/audio mixer)
Sound recording on set. Different types of microphones and sound recording techniques.
Television studio. How a live program is going live?
Plan the final assignments on class
Plan the final assignments on class II
Presenting the final assignments
Βιβλίο : Κάμερα Φως και Εικόνα στην Ψηφιακή Οπτικοακουστική Καταγραφή, Σκοπετέας Ιωάννης
Βιβλίο : Μέσα από την κάμερα, Λυδάκη Ά.
Βιβλίο : Η θεωρία του φιλμ, Μπέλα Μπαλάζ
Brown, B. (2012) Cinematography theory and practice : imagemaking for cinematographers and directors . 2nd ed. Burlington, Mass: Focal Press.
Kenworthy, C. (2012) Master shots : 100 advanced camera techniques to get an expensive look on your low budget movie . 2nd ed. Studio City, Calif: Michael Wiese.
Kenworthy, C. (2011) Master shots : 100 ways to shoot great dialogue scenes. Volume 2 . Studio City, Calif: Michael Wiese.
Keating, P. (2014) Cinematography . New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.
Landau, D. (2014) Lighting for cinematography : a practical guide to the art and craft of lighting for the moving image . London: Bloomsbury.
Jones, C., Zinnes, A. and Jolliffe, G. (2013) Breaking into Hollywood / A guerilla film makers pocketbook. London ;: Continuum.
This module is presented by lectures and workshop examples
The students will have to shout a short film (fiction, documentary, experimental) as director of photography’s and they will have to submit a document explaining their approach, a moodboard, a floorplan and a storyboard.