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Example of film/tv scene where visual triggers audio only flashback?

I am planning a scene where the lead character sees a mother and child, it triggers a memory from his childhood. Instead of flashing back showing him as a child with his mum, we thought just have the ...
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TV trope name for monologue to unexpected off-camera recipient?

Theres a definite technique where the cameraman is focusing solely on character A who is speaking to character B, and character B is not within view for the TV viewer. Then, when it is revealed who ...
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Need culturally sensitive alternatives to standard videography terminology such as “shoot,” “shooting,” and “shot.”

The idea of "shooting" makes some people uncomfortable, so we're trying to change our terminology for a particular client (big 6-month project). We need to come up with appropriate alternatives to use ...
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Which member of the crew is responsible to fill in the continuity sheet?

On a micro-budget production, considering the lack of a large crew with highly specialized jobs/titles, which of a maximum of three potential crew members would be responsible for doing the continuity ...
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How to avoid Moiré effect when shooting with DLSR

How can I avoid the Moiré effect when shooting with a DSLR camera?
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Minimum equipment for shooting an event in a dimly lit environment

I have a potential shooting gig where I would be shooting a promotional/documentary video at a marketing event (i.e. there are no staged scenes, I'd just be shooting during the event and try to get ...
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Unable to get T3i to shoot video in manual mode

I am sure I am missing something here. I have a host of cameras but bought a T3i recently. I am trying to get it to shoot video in Manual mode but as soon as I click the "Live View" button to start ...
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Good tools for spatial specification of a moving shot?

I'm still not very familiar with the tools available out there, so I'm hoping the community can provide some pointers: At 10:03 in this video, they show a simple animation of how camera and talent ...
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How to obtain clipname while shooting?

Is there any kind of solution to obtain simultaneous the clipname while shooting? prehaps to read hanc and fanc of the SDI signal? I use a sony AX1 4K.
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What technique was used to transform Captain America from thinner and smaller into stronger and longer?

I would like to know what technique they used to show Chris Evans smaller and thinner in Captain America The First Avenger. What is the name of this video editing trick? How Chris Evans Captain ...
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How to make a video where an actor writes facing the camera?

I'd like to know how to produce this kind of instructional video, where an actor is writing on an invisible wall facing the camera: Introduction to Limits (mathbff) ...
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How to make multiple shots when there's just one camera?

I just want to have a Full shot at first and then a Medium full shot next in my video. Is it possible if there's just one camera? *My camera shoot on Full HD, and the video composition in the ...
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Equipment for documenting an adventure journey

I will be traveling to India in a few weeks and I want to document the journey. Now I'm looking for the right equipment. There are two constraints: First, the amount of work I want to put into ...
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Tips to make professional looking hand-held videos using smart phones?

Phone Model I have: Nokia 808 PureView fps available: 15, 24, 25 30 720p & 1080p videos can be recorded using this phone. I am trying to make videos using hand-held techniques. But whatever I ...
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Does the new Panasonic 4k LUMIX LX100 seem like a good entry-level 4k camera?

http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/2155-the-panasonic-4k-lx100-is-a-lot-of-camera-for-the-price?utm_source=www.lwks.com+subscribers&utm_campaign=42f49e8a2f-RSN_Nov07_2014&utm_medium=...
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Shutter slower than video FPS

I'm trying to shoot low light video on my RX100 m3 and I want to make the best of it. So it would make sense that the ideal setting (in many cases) would be to open the shutter for as long as it can ...
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How to film a falling shot

Were trying to film a vine using an iphone. We want to have a first person shot of falling off of a building. Our budget is £20. Is there a way we can get this shot without damaging the iphone nor ...
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What are some things to know and learn about the Canon 550D (T2i) when shooting movies?

I am working on using our 550D for shooting movies. What are some things I need to know and learn about the 550D before shooting with it?
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Environments in which to stage an animated scene

I'm looking to shoot a short computer-based set of scenes, however I'm not sure what suitable (3D) engines/environments would be available to facilitate this. I'm aware of the Source engine, in which ...
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Remove noise in video post production

I have a video, shot with a recent but low-end camcorder (Samsung HMX-Q10) in Full HD 1920x1080/50i. The problem is that there wasn't enough light (I guess) and the camcorder added some "parasites" ...
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How to simulate a photo being taken from the photographer's POV in a film?

How would I go about simulating a photo being taken from the photographers POV in a film? I want the still to be part of the shot, with moving images before and after the still. And I want the ...
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How to help the autofocus feature of an amateur camcorder

I just acquired an amateur camcorder (Samsung HMX-Q10) that has only a few settings available, most of them are automatic. I tried to shoot a video of me playing a bass guitar cover but it seems that ...
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Hardware/workflow for HD multicam shooting on a budget

I'm interested in doing some multicam shooting of my band's gigs. (This is a personal, not commercial, motivation, so my constraints include budget and cargo space — i.e., minimal equipment bulk. ...
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How do I write up a shot list?

I am writing a script for a short movie. How do I write a shooting script? Is it needed? What is the difference between a script and a shooting script?
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Create a DIY Green Screen / Chroma Key

What are some good resources for people attempting to setup their own green/blue screen, light, record and pull a quality key from it? Particularly on a low budget, or with materials that aren't ...
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How do I get a totally white background without the subject being too bright?

I would like to do a product demonstration similar to the White Room's demonstrations done by Apple, such as iPad 2 Product Demonstration What type of lighting is used to keep the whites extremely ...