Type
Word Search
Description

angles
planning
narrative
storyboard
voiceover
genre
framing
digital
context
audience
effects
sound
tripod
music
editor
computer
movie
video
lens
camera
media

Video Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

open file format for streaming multimedia files containing text, graphics, sound, video and animation for windows platform asf
video file format originally designed for Windows; can be compressed or uncompressed, depending on the codec used avi
a technique for superimposing one video image onto another; most common colors are blue and green chroma key
the process of creating a DVD that will play in a DVD player dvd authoring
high speed interface that connects external devices; commonly known as IEEE1394; 1394A for PCs; 1394B for Macs firewire
video format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player flv
video format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player mp4
standard for compressing digital video; universal standard for digital video mpeg
common multimedia format used for video commonly played in Quicktime mov
the process of preparing all the elements of a video production, including planning, storyboarding, script writing, scheduling, props, camera angles and locations pre production
the process of recording video production
all phases of production following recording of video, i.e. capturing, editing, titling, exporting, etc post production
a mobile tripod or a moving platform for the camera; allows for smooth camera movement and tracking shots tripod dolly
standard hardware interface for attaching peripherals to a computer usb
software that will convert a video file from one format to another video conversion software
programs used to capture, edit, and manipulate video images, add effects, titles and music to create studio-quality video video editing software
movie data file from a DVD disc vob
compressed video format designed for Windows but also viewable on Macs wmv
the ability of a camera to compensate in cases where a subject with a large amount of background light would otherwise be obscured. backlight compensation
a scene shot from directly above the action birds eye view
a scene change in a movie; a quick move from one scene to another cut
usually the first shot of a scene, designed to show the audience where the action is taking place establishing shot
a camera angle which shows the subject as we would expect to see them in real life eye level
raw, unedited material as it had been originally recorded footage
a camera angle that shows the subject from above; camera is angled down towards the subject; not as extreme as bird's eye view high angle
a camera angle that shows the subject from below; camera is angled up towards the subject low angle
a camera angle that looks at the talking subject from the listener's perspective over the shoulder
a camera movement that scans a scene horizontally panning
a planning tool that includes the "spoken" text of a video production script
video that is not custom shot for use in a specific film (archive footage stock footage
a series of sketches that are used as a planning tool to visually show how the action of a story unfolds storyboard
a camera movement that scans a scene vertically tilting

Video Editing Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Action camera
Audio
B-roll
Background
Backup
Camcorder
Capture
Chroma key
Cinematic
clip
color
copyright
credits
cut
dissolve
download
editing
editor
effect
establishing shot
fade
film
format
frame
frame rate
high definition
image
interlacing
lower thirds
music
pixel
post-production
pre-production
producer
production
profressional
progressive
record
render
save
scene
sequence
slow motion
storyboard
take
timelapse
timeline
title
transition
trim
video
voiceover
white balance
workflow

Media Productions, Chapters 2-4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An audio track of the characteristic sound of an environment background
A multi-layer image combining foreground subjects with different backgrounds. composite
Two or more lines of action presented together. paralleltime
The perception of the size of something by comparison to another object. scale
Purposeful arrangement of visual elements in a frame. composition
To exclude something from a frame by placeing it outside the frame. frameoff
An editor cuts the main shot, inserts a different one. cutaway
This is a piece of video obtained from a commercial library. stockshot
This regulates the amount of light admitted through the camera lens. autoexposure
This keeps the picture sharp and clear. autofocus
This action is selected automatically by the camera. default
Distance between the subject and edge of the frame. leadroom
To pivot the camera side to side on its support. pan
This neutralizes the color tints of different light sources. whitebalance
This offers the simplest way to achieve good pictorial composition. ruleofthirds
___ or solid blue indicates a blank section on tape. snow
This is a part of the tripod head. tiltlock
This means a function has been activated. enabled
Cameras use this to compensate for the shake in an image. stabilization
A way to separate the video as it moves forward in time over the audio. splitedit

Digital Media Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The use of a computer to create movement on the screen. ANIMATION
A little application that gets downloaded to your computer along with a web page. APPLET
A two or three-dimensional icon that represents a computer user or gamer. AVATAR
The capacity of a device to process or transmit information. The more information it can handle per second, the greater its bandwidth. BANDWITH
A web page usually updated by one person; most allow viewers to post comments. BLOG
To mix two or more audio tracks into one. BOUNCE
The acronym for the use of computer to design products. CAD
A computer seeking information on your behalf from a server on a network. CLIENT
Digital images that can be legally used electronically. CLIPART
A self-organized group of people with a common agenda, cause, or interest. COMMUNITY
The speed of data transfer, normally expressed in bits or bytes per second. DATA RATE
A measurement of loudness. The higher the rating, the louder the sound. DECIBAL
Computers, cell phones, digital video, and social networking sites that allow users to create, communicate and interact with each other. DIGITAL MEDIA
A person in whose life there have always been computers, video games and the Internet. DIGITAL NATIVE
The process of converting analog audio and video signals into a digital format. DIGITIZING
Misleading images that are changed, modified or manipulated to trick the viewer. FAUXTOGRAPHY
The prevalent graphics format for images on the World Wide Web. GIF
Graphics that allow each pixel to appear as black, white, or shades of gray. GRAYSCALE
Jagged, stair-step-like bumps that advertise an image’s identity as a collection of pixels. JAGGIES
A file format used for photographs on the web. JPEG
To type your name and password to initiate a session with a host computer. LOGIN
A remix or blend of songs, videos, or other media into one product. MASH UP
A system enabling users to exchange information over long distances connecting through a system of routers, servers, switches, and the like. NETWORK
Video editing process in which editing occurs in any sequence. NONLINEAR
The illegal act of sending messages that appear to come from real sources, but really come from spammers to get people to share personal information. PHISHING
Tiny dots of white, black, or color arranged in rows that make up an image on a computer screen. PIXELS
A downloadable digital video or audio file that can be narrated or contain music and video. PODCAST
Re-creation of songs using fresh rhythms and audio samples. REMIXES
The density of pixels described in pixels per inch. RESOLUTION
Unwanted ads. SPAM
The acronym for the vector graphic format associated with Adobe Flash Player. SWF
Also known as SMS, this is a message that is sent from a cell phone. TEXT MESSAGE
Someone who posts unwanted ads on online message boards. TROLL
The process in which an animator creates key frames and objects and then uses software to fill in movement in-between frames. TWEENING
A social networking microblog where people’s messages, called Tweets, can be posted to their followers. TWITTER
The process of making video films. VIDEOGRAPHY
An HTML hypertext document on the World Wide Web. WEB PAGE

Media and Information Literacy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It refers to any physical object used to communicate messages. Media
A broad term that covers processed data, knowledge derived from study, experience, instructions, signals, or symbols. Information
The ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed and written materials associated with varying contexts. Literacy
Any written or pictorial form of communication produced mechanically or electronically using printing, photocopying, or digital methods from which multiple copies can be made through automated processes Print Media
It refers to "those digital media that are interactive, incorporate two-way communication and involve some form of computing" New Media
Is a place where people go to watch films for entertainment. Cinema
Consists of moving pictures that have been recorded so that they can be shown at the cinema or on television. Film
It refers to a standard or norm that acts as a rule governing behaviour Convention
The information sent from a source to receiver. Messages
The excessive use of computers to the extent that it interferes with daily life. Computer Addiction
A simple and flexible format of presenting information or conveying ideas whether hand-written, printed or displayed on-screen. Text
It refers to the representation or style of a text in the digital format. Typeface
It is a feedback technology that takes advantage of the user's sense of touch by applying force, vibrations and/or notions by the user. Haptics Technology
The act or process of using words, sounds, signs or behaviors to express or exchange information to express your ideas, thoughts, feelings, etc. to someone else. Communication
In this age, the invention of the transistor ushered and the long distance communication became efficient Electronic Age
In this age, people discovered fire, developed paper form plants, and forged weapons and tools with stone, bronze, copper and iron. Pre-Industrial Age
It is more significant than the book. Newspaper
It is a system for transmitting visual images and sound that are reproduced on screens, chiefly used to broadcast programs for entertainment, information, and education. Television
It is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio and video for use on small, portable or remote computing devices. Memory Card
It is a digital audio or video file or recording usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer. Audio Podcast
It is an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program. Computer

Film Studies Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

genre
framing
cinematography
western
musical
horror
narrative
static character
dynamic character
theme
motif
symbol
nondiegetic
diegetic
eye line match
flashback
fade
cut
zoom
dolly shot
tilt
dutch angle
low angle
eye level
soft focus
low key lighting
high key lighting
close up
scene
low angle shot
high angle shot
montage
long shot
sequence
shot
deep space
open framing
mise en scene
pitch
sound effects
ambient noise
Screen music

Photography 101 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Aperture
Camera
Contrast
Crop
Depth of Field
Expose
F Stop
Film
Filter
Flash
Focus
Gel
Image
ISO
Lens
Light
Photography
Prime
Print
Reflect
Refract
Shutter
Telephoto
Tripod
Wide Angle
Zoom

Digital Media Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Data with signal size that can vary continuously Analogue Data
Rapid of a series of images, each one slightly different from one another, to create an illusion of movement Animation
Digital data on a computer representing sound Audio
Algorithm to compress and decompress a data file, usually audio or video; compression may be either lossy or lossless Codec
Colours available for displaying an image Colour Palette
Used to create three-dimensional creatures as characters in movies Computer-Generated Image
Audio format made up of digital descriptions of the instrument Musical Instrument
Duration, pitch and timing of each note Digital Interface
Transformation of one image to a different one Morphing
Software process involving use of a scanner to convert a scanned graphic in ASCII characters Optical Character Recognition
Creation of lighting and addition of textures to a 3-D image Rendering
Data involving strings of printable characters separated by white space characters Text
Separate frames of sequential bitmapped graphics shown rapidly to create the illusion of movement Video
Manipulation of an image by distortion Warping
Skeletal outline of a 3-D image made up of both its visible and hidden edges Wire Frame

Photography Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

composition rule Rule of thirds
What does pixel stand for Picture element
drawing with light Photography
Camera Obscura dark room
sometimes called f-number Aperture
exposure time shutter speed
charge-coupled device ccd
Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor CMOS
clarity of an image focus
single-lens reflex SLR
digital single-lens reflex DSLR
simplest camera possible pin hole camera
EV Exposure Value
way to correct for improper exposure exposure compensation
best lighting technique 3-point lighting
Slow Shutter speeds are often called _________shutter speeds long
traditional or ________ photography film
main light in 3-point lighting key
is a measure of light sensitivity ISO
DOF depth of field
International Standards Organisation ISO
Autofocus AF
Aperture value Av
Unposed pictures of people, often taken without the subject's knowledge Candid
The available natural light completely surrounding a subject Ambient Light
The pleasing arrangement of the elements within a scene Composition
A storage medium that is used by most digital cameras Flash Memory Card
The area between the camera and the principal subject. Foreground
One individual picture on a roll of film Frame

Video review day 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The father of television Philo T Farnsworth
reinforces stereotypes, shapes our morals and keeps us informed massmedia
_______________ was the first form of media telegraph
In ____________ color televison became popular 1950
_____________________ is defined as a set of laws that protect an artists original work Copyrightlaw
__________________ is when you copy someone elses work. plagiarism
Making a music video with another persons music is ______________ copyright
Property owned by the government that you can record videos on without permission is called what? public property
Government communications agency FCC
storyboarding is done in this phase of making a video preproduction
Video and audio editing is done in what phase of making a video? postproduction
What phase of video production do you select your equipment? production
This job includes using audio mixer, operating audio players and monitorying the audio level on studio equipment audioengineer
This person is the eyes and ears for the news director floor director
Anyone who appears on camera is referred to as __________ talent
This frames shots for the viewer and takes the shots the director calls out. cameraoperator
You ________________ equipment before unplugging it ppweroff