USC Annenberg Media Resources

Shooting Checklist

Shooting Checklist

 

Equipment

-Camera                                                                -Two camera batteries
-Tripod                                                                  -Balancing adapter
-Hand-held mic                                                   -Memory card
-Lav mic and spare battery                               -audio extension
-headset                                                                -XLT/MULT cables

Tests

-camcorder video                                                -hand-held mic
-camcorder mic                                                   -camera battery
-lav mic

B-roll shots

-wide shots                                                          -action shots
-medium shots                                                    -sequences
-close-ups                                                            -different angles
-extreme closeups                                              -CUTAWAYS
-NATURAL SOUND
-subjects entering and leaving the frame

Interview shots

-eye level                                                              -NOT in front of a window
-headroom                                                           -light source BEHIND camera
-noseroom                                                            -audio

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General inquiries:
mediacentereditors@gmail.com

News / TV inquiries:
213 740 3847
213 821 8477
213 821 8888

Radio inquiries:
213 740 1079
213 740 8008

For equipment-related issues:
213 740 5739
ascequip@usc.edu
annenbergtechops.com