This resource is great intro into camera basics for film students. Assignments ask students to orient themselves with their cameras by using a checklist of basic camera functions. It also has students complete filming assignment to familiarize themselves with camera shots, angles, and movements. Also included is a list of film expectations for students to ensure safety and privacy of others while filming.
- Cameras or phones
- Dolly (if possible)
- Tripod (if possible)
- Unit can be done without tripods and dollies, if you skip the camera movement portion.
This is a fun and engaging way for students to learn the various camera shots, angles, and movements and groups really enjoy getting acquainted with the camera.
Make sure everyone has a chance to film AND be on screen!