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Skip's "EZ Production Guide" - Index

 

Production Tech

  • Basic production parameters
  • How to speed-read the camera operator’s manual
  • Clean the Lens
  • Basic Production: Intro to Camcorder
  • Basic Camera Testing Procedure
  • Safest Recording Workflow
  • Steady Handheld Camerawork

 

Production Guides

  • Production Values Analysis =>
  • Production Basics
  • Street Interview Survey - Crew Logistics & Style 
  • Scene-setting Production Guide
  • Location Scouting
  • Production in the Rain
  • Process Video Production Guide
  • The Art of Q & A
  • Portrait Doc – Hero Movie
  • First-Person Documentary
  • Camera Journalism Production
  • Cinéma Vérité Techniques
  • Experimental Documentary Techniques
  • Stop Motion Basics
  • All Purpose Release - personal, location, art and other audio/visuals

 

Editing

  • Edit Breakdowns – Analyze structure. Even a short movie has several sections
  • Shot List Template Folder: Excel and Word
  • Log Clips for EZ Access
  • Short Cut / Long Clip Editing

 

Media Studies

  • Recommended Documentaries and Experimental Movies on the Web
  • Recommended Reading
  • Early Video Studies Links

 

Workshop Production Assignments

  • Assignment Grading Sheet Template
  • Street Interview Survey - Production Assignment
  • Scene-setting Exercise
  • Process Video Assignment
  • In-depth Interview
  • Portrait Doc Assignment
  • Reflexive Doc Production Assignment
  • Experimental Techniques Bonus

 

Workshop Docs

  • Participant Skills Questionnaire
  • Workshop Assistant guidelines
  • Academic Documents Folder
  • Artistic License Certificate (suitable for framing) =>