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CLIP 12708

Underwater filming

Underwater filming
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Key Info
  • Underwater filming
  • Duration: 04:52
  • Elizabeth White presents her experiences of filming for the BBC’s Natural History dive advice team. She describes the exciting, but challenging environment she works in. The myriad health and safety considerations which are paramount. What to consider when planning a dive shoot. Researching the type of annual to be filmed and how this impacts on technical and production decisions, using examples of filming with a well known free diver and other experienced BBC presenters. This clip was first created on the BBC Academy College of Production website: bbc.co.uk/academy/collegeofproduction. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Media Studies

       Topic:

    TV Genre

  • Keywords: dive shoot, underwater filming, underwater, communications, presenters, health and safety, diver, bbcacademy, scuba,
Ideas for use in class
  • Students research the qualifications at school, Post–16 and professional level which would be needed to secure a job in this field. List the kit needed to carry out a shoot of this kind and bring it to broadcast Describe the unique health & safety and technical considerations which need to be taken into account when doing this kind of filming work
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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