Film school:Narrative Dialog Editing:Story of Penny and Eggbert:Camera Setup:Pop Quiz

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An example for the course on Narrative Film Editing
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Pop quiz #1

Decide which camera angles are best for this scene.
This is worth four points.






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The story of Penny and Eggbert
Intro: Penny & Egg Introduction Eggbert CU.png
Page #1: The story and script Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg
Page #2: The camera setups Crystal Clear app camera.png
Pop Quiz: Penny & Egg Pop Quiz #1 Nuvola apps kalarm.png
Page #3: The dailies Mplayer.svg
Page #4: The rough edit Edit-cut.svg
Page #5: "L-Cuts" Applications-accessories.svg
Page #6: Creating "L-Cuts #1" Applications-accessories.svg
Page #7: Creating "L-Cuts" #2 Applications-accessories.svg
Pop Quiz: Penny & Egg Pop Quiz #2 Nuvola apps kalarm.png
Page #8: Planning the film score Crystal Clear app knotify.png
Page #9: How to insert narrative music Musica clasicismo.png
Homework #1: Create the film score Crystal Clear app knotify.png
Homework #2: Editing the scene Edit-cut.svg


Note: Penny and Eggbert are 3D Poser models created by 3D Universe. These characters were posed and rendered with the free DAZ Studio.
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The script

Just to refresh your memory.
The script for this scene

1. EXT. - 3D UNIVERSE IN AFRICA

Eggbert and Penny have a conversation.
EGGBERT
Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack.
PENNY
Peep, peep, peep, peep, peep, peep, peep!
EGGBERT
Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack.
FADE TO BLACK.
The possible camera setups for this scene


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1. Wide-angle two shot
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2. Telephoto two shot
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3. Distant telephoto
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4. Over-the-shoulder shot
Eggbert OTS Penny w Back.png
5. Over-the-shoulder shot
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6. Close-up Shot
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7. Over-the-shoulder shot
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8. Over-the-shoulder shot
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9. Close-up Shot


You must decide

Here is all the possible camera angles. Select as many as you like.

Because this is a short scene, you do not want too many camera angles. (Probably 3 is best.)

If you were filming this scene, which camera angles would you select?

Email me with your answer. Special:Emailuser/Robert_Elliott
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Penny and Eggbert - Completed Assignments - The pop quiz for camera setups
Homework
The camera setups for on "Penny and Eggbert"


Penny Eggbert Two Shot w Back.png
1. Wide-angle two shot
Penny and Eggbert 200 w Back.png
2. Telephoto two shot
Eggbert CU w Back.png
6. Close-up Shot
Penny OTS Eggbert w Back.png
8. Over-the-shoulder shot
Eggbert OTS Penny visible w Back.png
4. Over-the-shoulder shot
Penny and Eggbert long 200 w Back.png
3. Distant telephoto


Laihy says:
I like to answer to the Penny and Egg Pop Quiz #1. My camera angle selection will be:
-No.2 for the general idea of the two personages
-No.6 for Eggbert's speaking to introduce the first character
-No.8 for Penny's speaking, including Eggbert's back, character already introduced
-No.4 for the next conversation
-No.3 a distance view, preparing for fading out.
16 July 2007 - 4 points





A sample set of film dailies
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The next page

After you tell me which camera angles you prefer, go look at the camera angles that I selected for this scene. Click here to go to the next page.

If you have any questions

Your instructor for filmmaking classes is Robert Elliott.
If you have any question, click here to email me. Crystal Clear app xfmail.png