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Need culturally sensitive alternatives to standard videography terminology such as "shoot," "shooting," and "shot."

What about: film, filming, filmed record, recording, recorded
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How to (safely) produce flying dust on set?

I would avoid burning things to make ashes. Not very environment-friendly. Instead of paying attention to the acting and to the light, and framing you will be worried about the effects. That is not a ...
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How to record the voices of three people in a room?

Save the money for the on-camera mic, it is by far the worst option. Other options include: lapel or lavalier mics. Wireless lav mics are as you say expensive, but wired lav mics might be the ...
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Which color space to use in camera while shooting video? RGB or YCbCr?

The question is impossible to answer in a general way. If a camera offers to record in RGB, it is likely using a completely different codec that could be better or worse. Very few cameras will ...
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Shooting in 4:3 Aspect Ratio

Use the frame guides built into whichever camera you use, and set the guides to 4:3. Both cameras you mention have them. When you're shooting, compose your image inside the frame guide. The camera ...
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Background size for 4K UHD Shooting

There is a rule for something like this, however, it has nothing to do with image resolution. To calculate the area of a scene a camera will cover, you need to know a few things: A) Distance to ...
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Example of film/tv scene where visual triggers audio only flashback?

I can't think of specific examples, but what I can "see and hear in my mind" is: a single shot of the character who's having the flashback the actor's face is reacting to the audio in the flashback ...
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TV trope name for monologue to unexpected off-camera recipient?

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 ...
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Minimum equipment for shooting an event in a dimly lit environment

A tough one. Certainly might be worth wording the client up that it's going to be dark. I'd try and do a test if possible to see exactly how dark it's going to be. I don't think you're going to get a ...
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Unable to get T3i to shoot video in manual mode

Ok, I figured it out. It's a bit quirky little trick. You do not turn the dial to M but turn it to the little picture that shows the video camera. Now, though you'll be able to set the shutter speed ...
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How to obtain clipname while shooting?

Both RED and Alexa cameras offer this feature, and the Sound Devices PIX 240i reads it. But nowhere on the Internet is there any documentation that your SONY camera offers this feature. Either SONY ...
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