You are filming your roommate in the late afternoon in his or her bedroom where the lighting is
1. What camera functions would you adjust to make sure you get the best exposure possible in
the lighting available?
2. How can y
What is the difference between the iris and the aperture?
iris is the mechanism that opens; aperture is the opening itself
What does deep focus and shallow focus mean in terms of depth of field?
deep focus = a lot of DoF; shallow focus =
Cinema & Technocultural Studies 20: Filmmaking Foundations.
Assignment # 1: the Single Shot / Double Take Film
Professor Julie Wyman . Fall 2013
Assignment 1A (To Be Completed during lab WEEK ONE (between 10/1 and 10/7):
Using any camera to which you have
Final Project Assignment: CTS 20: Fall 2013: Rules & Rulebreakers
In teams of 1 to 3, create a short lm (2-4 minutes) about a topic/ story of your choice that uses at least three of the techniques listed below,
and breaks at least two of the rules listed
MANFESTOs of CTS 20: Filmmaking Foundation
Author / Title
: The Creative
Use of Reality
Stan Brakhage /
EXAM REVIEW: CTS 020: Filmmaking Foundations: Fall 2013
EXAM DATE: MONDAY NOVEMBER 18, LECTURE: 12:10 - 1:30 pm
The exam will take approximately 70 minutes to complete and will be a combination of multiple
choice, true/ false, identification,
PREPARATION: Assignment 1B:
(To Be Filmed during lab on on WEEK TWO (between 10/8 and 10/14):
Plan another Single Shot Film with good Focus and Exposure, and which strategically uses FOREGROUND and BACKGROUND planes. Chose a subject/
story that you can fi
Assignment 4: In Dialogue - Un Dialogue
4A (week5-6: Oct 29-Nov 4). Working with two partners (in groups of 3) create a short (1-2 minute) re-creation of a film dialogue scene
(featuring 2 characters)
4B (week 6-7: Nov 5- Nov 11) Now, edit a new version o