2010 & 2011 Middle School Technology Activities, National TSA Conference Competitive Events Guide
Lights, Camera, Action
TECHNOLOGY STUDENT ASSOCIATION
B. The sequence of the video footage corresponds to that of thestoryboard.C.Each storyboard/production plan should be presented in astandard three (3)-ring binder, with a clear front sleeve for acover page. The cover page must include the event title, theconference city and state, and the year. The inside of the binder must include the following single-sided, 8 1/2" x 11" pages in theorder below:1. Title page, with the event title, conference city and state, andthe year; one (1) page2. Table of contents; one (1) page3. Storyboard; pages as neededa) Description of video footage at each segment
b) Speciﬁc instructions for camera operation (movements,
angles)c) Description of audio for each video segment (titling,name and source of music and/or sound effects, scriptfor narration); if copyrighted music is used, credit mustbe given and permission must be secured
d) Speciﬁc instructions for editing and connecting footage
(cuts, dissolves, wipes, special effects)e) Estimated time in seconds for each segment
D.All video footage must be originally created and ﬁlmed by
students in the same chapter. No commercial or copyrightedvideo footage may be used.E. Some entries may be retained by national TSA for promotionalpurposes. If the entry contains images of people, proof of consent must be provided. Minors require parental consent.(See Photo/Film/Video Consent and Release form that followsfor any individuals included in the video footage.)
Evaluation is based on storyboard and videotape content andquality.
A storyboardusually contains rough,hand-drawn sketchesof each scene with
notes. Stick ﬁguresare perfectly ﬁne! The
emphasis here is onplanning importantchanges in scene andaction. Your storyboardshould be a kind of “outline” of your video.