- Package has a good flow, is edited tightly and is easy to understand; and
- Package includes multiple, creative sequences, all shot on a tripod, with proper exposure and white balance; and
- Video matches up with audio and package has no wall paper video; and
- Package contains at least three natural sound breaks, and proper sound mixing underneath of tracks (including crossfades); and
- Student demonstrates proper interview framing, including a knowledge of natural light and a well thought-out background. Most interviews are covered and students demonstrate the knowledge of J and L cuts; and
- Package contains no jump cuts nor flash frames.
- Package has a good flow and easy to understand. A majority of shots are on a tripod and properly exposed, with the correct white balance, but student does not demonstrate the knowledge of sequences; and
- Package has some wall paper video; and
- Package contains at least one natural sound burst and audio is correctly mixed, but may not contain crossfades; and
- Interview framing may contain small errors, background may not be thought out, but it does not detract from the soundbite; and
- Package does not contain major jump cuts nor any flash frames; and
- Editing may not be as tight as it can be, shots may be held to long & there may be slight spaces between tracks and sound.
- The package contains serious audio issues, but it is not at the point where it is difficult to understand; and
- Package contains serious exposure and white balance issues and does not contain any natural sound bursts; and
- Package contains some minor jump cuts, but does not contain any flash frames nor black holes; and
- Video has no natural sound under video; and
- Video and editing issues are distracting and take away from the story.
- Video has serious issues. Nothing is shot on a tripod; and
- Packages contains major jump cuts, flash frames or black holes; and
- Tracks are hard to hear, due to the bad audio mixing; and
- Most of the video has an incorrect white balance and is not exposed correctly.
- Student failed to turn in script and first cut.