Valuable both for classroom instruction & at campus libraries so students can review the material on their own. This program focuses on cameras and lenses, aimed toward the beginning film and videomaker. Featuring a "film crew" shooting at a miniature golf course and a go cart track, this program teaches students each step & concept of the filmmaking process in a visual manner. Samples such as how the dolly shot and zoom shot are executed and how they look on camera are valuable materials for student learning. Program Contents: The film camera gate: claw, aperture, aperture plate, pressure plate The film transport mechanism Methods of setting focus: zooming & physically measuring the distance Focussing the diopter Prime lenses & zoom lenses Focal length (wide, normal, telephoto) Depth of field Camera/subject distance influence on depth of field Perspective Choice of focal length/camera to subject distance Space Techniques of zooming & dollying Techniques of crane, booming & tilting Techniques of panning & tracking Aperture & iris opening F/stops.