Objective:  Movement of and in front of the camera transforms film into a time-based medium.  Each student in your group should thus demonstrate repeatable competence in eight basic camera moves.
Assessment:  Your grade will be averaged with other project scores

Each team will submit video footage demonstrating the following:

1 tilt which follows primary movement
2 pan which follows primary movement
3 a shot which showcases x-axis mount movement
4 a shot which showcases y-axis mount movement
5 a shot which showcases z-axis mount movement
6 a shot which combines primary movement with secondary mount movement in the z-axis
7 a shot which combines movement of the camera on its mount with movement of the mount itself
8 a focus pull

No less than a 15:1 shooting ratio is expected, demonstrating multiple performances of talent & camera operators, exposure settings, and focal lengths. Though haphazard, hand-held camera movement may be a stylistic possibility in other situations, the most successful camera operators for this project will execute shots smoothly.

On behalf of your group, your producer will submit to D2L a single .pdf binder which includes the following in this order

Plot Outline or Script written by your scriptwriter
Storyboard completed by your director, signed by your professor before you shoot.
Personal Releases secured by your director
Location Releases secured by your producer
Lighting Plots prepared by your gaffer
Footage Log prepared by your camera operator
Essay completed by your director. One page maximum, accounting for any differences between your storyboard and your actual footage.

On behalf of your group, your editor will submit all the raw footage to your server partition using the file path shown below. Please do not make post-production adjustments of any sort. Include a second copy of the footage log in this folder.

smb://anim-stor1 >> studio >> movement >> footage

On behalf of your group, your editor will submit a sequence of 8 shots to your server partition using the file path shown below. Accompanying audio (if any) is the responsibility of your group’s audio person.

smb://anim-stor1 >> studio >> movement >> project >> 190206d bdf

For narrative purposes, the eight shots may be presented in any order, but (for ease of grading) each shot must be identified by a number superimposed in the lower right-hand corner of the screen, like so:

The number 3 identifies this footage as a shot which showcases x-axis mount movement.

Student work samples: