- Explain and demonstrate the proper elements of a good motion picture.
- Do the following:
- Tell the story. How does it read on paper?
- Prepare a storyboard for your motion picture (this can be with stick figures and rough sketches.)
- Demonstrate six of the following motion picture shooting techniques.
Do ONE of the following, using techniques in planning a program for your troop or a school. Start with a storyboard, and complete the requirement by presenting it to your troop, patrol, or class.
- Using a tripod/monopod
- Panning the camera/following the action
- Lighting the subject
- Ensuring quality of light
- Hand-held shooting
- Recording good sound
Do ONE of the following:
- Film or videotape a court of honor and edit it to show a 10- to 15-minute highlight of the activity.
- Create a minifeature of your own design using the techniques you have learned.
- Film or videotape a vignette that could be used to teach a new Scout a Scouting Skill.
Explain the jobs related to film or video production: director, producer, audio engineer, video engineer, crew support.
- Visit and watch how production work is done at a television station, production studio, cable television station, or related operation.
- Explain to your counselor the basic parts of a motion picture camera or video camera and how it operates.