CHAPTER 3 Organizing the Production

 

 

In dramatic productions, a director has to pour it on six days a week and twelve hours a day.

Steven Spielberg

A lot of what is covered in this chapter is obvious, so obvious that many production people overlook these essentials in their initial enthusiasm—and their product is less effective.

TERMS

Arc: A camera move that moves around the subject in a circle, arc, or “horseshoe” path.

Empirical production method: The empirical method is where instinct and opportunity are the guides.

Goals: Broad concepts of what you want to accomplish with the program.

Objectives: Objectives are measurable goals. That means something that can be tested for, to see that the audience did understand and remember the key points ...

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