is a series of actions or shots that come together to tell
a story. But how are these shots created? There are two
main ways a story can be captured on film. One is to have
the action happen within the frame and the other is to have
the camera capture each of the actions as separate shots.
Often times it is a combination of the two that is used to
tell the story. This activity is a combination of the five
in one shot and the five in one scene. It is to help you
see that a scene can be one shot or many shots depending
on how the director wants to create the scene.
the Director of Photography (DP) is the person responsible
for the shots. Based on the script and instructions from the
director, the DP sets up the camera and takes the shot.
In this activity, the students are responsible for putting
the shot to tape. They are asked to perform the duties of