Advantages And Disadvantages Of Film Production

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In this essay I will be examining different types of studio productions, looking at the history and their functions. Is will talk about different types of shows which use the multicam setup in order to maintain a cheaper production. I will also be looking at the cost effectiveness of multi camera productions over the more traditional single camera productions. I will then compare the structure of multi-camera studio production to that of single camera productions. I will show how a Television studio production is more cost effective than traditional single camera productions throughout filming and post production. 1. News: The news is a scheduled radio or tv program that reports on current events across the world. It is multiple stories that…show more content…
Advantages of multi camera: There are many advantages to multicam such as getting many different types of shots in one take and not having to stop and start and move cameras around. It is a quicker way of filming live production as you can edit live and instantly broadcast the programme. In things such as interviews reactions will be caught . All cameras are in position and don 't need to be moved. Lighting and sound are easier to control as they will not need to be adjusted for each take. Sets don 't need to be changed as you 're capturing different angles. Disadvantages of multi camera: There is also disadvantages to multicam such as the setting up of equipment, in a multi camera production this can take a lot longer than in a single camera production. Directors have to shoot on a studio set rather than a real life location so it is put as realistic. Sometimes equipment may be seen in shot and may not be able to be…show more content…
In a single camera setup, each of the various shots and camera angles is taken using the same camera, which is moved and reset to get each shot or new angle. If a scene cuts back and forth between actor A and actor B, the director will first point the camera towards A and run part or all of the scene from this angle, then move the camera to point at B, relight, and then run the scene through from this angle. Choices can then be made during the post-production editing process for when in the scene to use each shot, and when to cut back and forth between the two (or usually more than two) angles. This also then allows parts of the scene to be removed if it is felt that the scene is
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