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White Balance

Adjusting the cameras internal chips and telling the camera what white is. To do this zoom the camera onto a white surface and click the white balance button.

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Target Audience

Age group and demographics, male or female ad or psa is targeting for.

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Subject matter

What the video is about

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Script

What happens from the beginning to the end. Dialogue, camera angles, shots needed, plot, etc.

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Film style

What the film looks like. Black & white, color, fades, speed, tempo, etc.

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Artistic intent

What you want your audience to feel or believe during and after watching your piece.

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Bnc cable

Cable to connect camera to a switcher or monitor, send video signal.

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Tilt

Moving tripod from down to up or up to down.

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Splice in

In avid when you splice in everything gets pushed to the right, footage is put in.

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Overwrite

New footage covers original or older footage.

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Dolly

When tripod is on wheels it is pushed toward or backwards.

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Truck

When the tripod is on wheels and is moved from left to right.

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Treatment

The video plan of action for your video.

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Focus

When your image is crystal clear in your viewfinder.

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Exposure

How bright or dark your camera looks. How much light is let into the camera.

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Pan

When you point and move the camera from left to right and right to left.

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Zoom

On the camera you can control to get closer to the subject.

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Rule of thirds

Tic tac toe board on camera and leave perfect headroom for all your shots.

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Lead room

The empty space you leave for your actor or actress to walk into.

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Steadicam

Camera stabilizer that absorbs all the camera operators movements.

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Assumption cut

When a shot from a scene skips to another one to eliminate drag time in between the shots.

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Preroll

5 seconds before the actual shot.

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Post roll

5 seconds after the actual shot.

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Nat sound

Natural sound happening around the filming.

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4 shit split screen

In avid having four shots on the screen playing at the same time.

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Broll

Shots that will tell the story.

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Composite cable

The yellow, red, and white cable the connects to the camera to the monitor, the switcher.