- Explain and demonstrate the proper elements of a good motion
- Visual storytelling
- The 180-degree axis rule
- Camera movement
- Framing and composition of camera shots
- Lens selection
- Do the following:
- Tell the story you plan to film in a three- or four-paragraph treatment. How does it read on paper?
- Prepare a storyboard for your motion picture (This can be done with rough sketches and stick figures.)
- Demonstrate six of the following motion picture shooting
- Using a tripod
- Panning a camera
- Framing a shot
- Selecting an angle
- Selecting proper lighting
- Hand-held shooting
- Do ONE of the following, using motion picture techniques in
planning a program for your troop or school. Start with a
treatment , and complete the requirement by presenting the
program to the troop, patrol, or class.
- Film or videotape a court of honor and show it to an audience.
- Create a minifeature of your own design using the techniques you learn.
- Film or videotape a vignette that could be used to train a new Scout in a Scouting Skill.
- Do ONE of the following:
- Visit a film set or a television production studio and watch how production work is done.
- Explain to your counselor the elements of the zoom lens and three important parts.
- Explain the following jobs related to film or video production: director, producer, cinematographer, key grip, gaffer, best boy, assistant camera operator.
BSA Advancement ID#:
Requirements last updated in: 2002
Pamphlet Publication Number: 00000
Pamphlet Stock (SKU) Number: 33238A
Pamphlet Revision Date: 2001
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