Digital Video Challenge Award

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Complete the requirements below to earn the Digital Video Challenge Award, the custom medal shown at right. More About Challenge Awards

  1. Show how to use a digital camcorder for recording and playback.

  2. Discuss the following shooting techniques: using a tripod, panning a camera, framing a shot, selecting an angle, selecting proper lighting, and handheld shooting.

  3. Discuss the following jobs related to video production: director, producer, writer, camera operator, actor, grip, gaffer, lighting technician, editor.

  4. Help create a plan for a movie. It may be a 3-4 paragraph summary, storyboard, or script.

  5. Use a video editing program to do the following: capture video from the camera into the computer, combine clips on a timeline, add a title, add a scene transition, add music or a sound effect, and save a movie.

  6. Submit your movie to a movie contest or festival, and attend the event.

  7. Meet with a computer technology or media professional*. Tell what they do at work and the education or previous experience needed for this job. Discuss how this job matches your interests and talents.

    *Such as a software or hardware engineer, network administrator, web designer, animator, videographer, CAD/CAM designer, database administrator, etc.


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