Television Broadcasting Tutorial 19

THE 5 STEP GUIDE TO USING THE SONY V1 CAMERA

(plus external hard drive)

Sony v1 1

This post offers 5 simple steps on how to use the Sony V1 camera. Students should also refer to Tutorials 8 and 15 for more information about filming with the camera (pictured above).

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 18

1)      HOW TO EDIT VIDEO WITH ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

2)      HOW TO EDIT AUDIO WITH GARAGEBAND

3)      HOW TO RECORD AUDIO ON MARANTZ PMD620

This tutorial offers tips and advice on how to edit video and audio, and record audio for radio and audio podcasts. It’s a final reminder for students before they start full production, and will hopefully answer any questions that crop up during the production and post-production process.

Premiere Pro 6

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 16

THE KULESHOV EFFECT AND MONTAGE EDITING

The modern process of editing pictures to tell a story started to take shape nearly 100 years ago, when a Soviet film-maker created montage editing; a technique we now take for granted in television.

In the years after the communist revolution, Lev Kuleshov and other Soviet film-makers developed a more radical approach to editing that was inspired by the rapid editing and efficient storytelling of Hollywood adventure films (especially the films of D.W. Griffith). Kuleshov wanted to challenge how Russian films were made before the revolution – he despised their melodramatic, unadventurous style – and a visual experiment meant that Kuleshov entered cinematic folklore.

But this all happened about 100 years ago, I hear many of you say. What’s it got to do with digital editing today?

Well, plenty. It’s always important to understand the history of video production – especially something as important as telling stories with pictures – and the Kuleshov Effect still has the power to make you think about the impact of montage on the viewer.

Yes, even today…

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 15

HOW TO FRAME AND COMPOSE A SHOT & 10 TIPS ABOUT VOX POPS

Among the first things every aspiring self-shooter has to understand is how to frame and compose a shot. It’s at the heart of making engaging television and video, including vox pops, one of the first things a self-shooter will be asked to produce in a TV newsroom. This tutorial offers advice on skills that have to be mastered early on by broadcast journalists.

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 13

10 THINGS EVERY SELF-SHOOTING DIRECTOR OR BROADCAST JOURNALIST MUST KNOW

This tutorial looks at technical aspects of camerawork that programme-makers need to understand if they are to successfully record their own professional television content. The technical detail may differ depending on the video camera being used, but the core principles are the same for most situations when filming.

In this case, the detail is specific to students who use a Sony V1 camera and a Manfrotto 501HDV tripod. These pieces of equipment will be referred to directly in this tutorial.

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