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. In this activity you are asked to video
tape a scene with five shots in the scene. This will help
you see that a scene is often times a series of shots.
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