Complete the requirements below to earn the Digital Video Challenge Award,
the custom medal shown at right. More About
Show how to use a digital camcorder for recording and playback.
Discuss the following shooting techniques: using a tripod, panning
a camera, framing a shot, selecting an angle, selecting proper lighting,
and handheld shooting.
Discuss the following jobs related to video production: director,
producer, writer, camera operator, actor, grip, gaffer, lighting technician,
Help create a plan for a movie. It may be a 3-4 paragraph summary,
storyboard, or script.
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.
Submit your movie to a movie contest or festival, and attend the
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.