Year 5
Year 5

Features of an effective video

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will look at investigate further the features of an effective video. We will list some of these features and record a video which employs them in context. Lastly, we will explain why lighting and angle are important in filming an effective video.


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3 Questions

What do you call a device with three legs that stabilises a camera?
A holder
A stand
Correct answer: A tripod
What is the name of the videoing technique which the image is made larger but the camera does not move?
Pan and tilt
Static camera
Correct answer: Zooming
To create an effective video, what should you consider using?
Correct answer: A careful mix of audio and visuals
Only audio
Only visuals

4 Questions

You have been asked to create an educational video. You are going to create a storyboard. What should you consider? Select all that apply.
Correct answer: The order of events
Correct answer: The types of shots
Title and end credits
Storyboard are useful because... (tick all that you agree with)
Correct answer: It is easy to check which camera techniques and shots to use
It is easy to edit your video
Correct answer: It makes it easier to sequence events
Correct answer: They help you to plan your video
Correct answer: You can edit your video content
How can light affect a video recording? Tick all that apply
Correct answer: It can create a mood or atmosphere
Correct answer: It can provide a focus
Light does not affect the video
What is green screen technology?
It makes everything go green
It makes everything invisible
Correct answer: The green background goes transparent and you can make it look like you are anywhere in the world