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Lights, Camera, Action! Aspect Ration

Have you ever been captivated by a show or movie that has played on your television set? Have you noticed the intricate details and sound effects and wondered how it all came together? Are you plagued with curiosity about certain details of television production? I’m sure we’ve all been here before. However, most people aren’t… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! Aspect Ration

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Lights, Camera, Action! 4 Standard Electronic Effects

What’s one thing that makes television more interesting? That’s right, effects! Built into every production switch board is the special-effects generator (SEG) able to create a variety of special effects. Because of advances in the production and effects world, certain effects have lost their specialty status and are now considered to be part of the… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! 4 Standard Electronic Effects

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Lights, Camera, Action! The Director and Support Staff

Oh to be a director! Is there a more dramatic and coveted position in Hollywood? Perhaps, but a director’s jobs are no joke! Directors are responsible for every aspect of what an audience sees and hears, and it is his/her job to bring the producer’s vision to life. Directors function as artists, psychologists, technical advisers,… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! The Director and Support Staff

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Lights, Camera, Action! Producing

In the seemingly never-ending scroll of credits seen after and sometimes before a television program, one title that has always stood out is that of the producer. “Producer.” It sounds like an important job, but what exactly does being a producer entail? Basically, being a producer means overseeing all aspects of television production from pre-production… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! Producing

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Lights, Camera, Action! Framing Your Shots

When thinking about producing television, one thing that a person must consider is framing. Framing a shot correctly helps to present the image as clearly as possible and convey the proper meaning. First we will introduce some of the different fields of view, and then we will go into some dos and don’ts when framing… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action! Framing Your Shots