Shooting a Chase Scene



Students shoot a chase scene that screen direction, maintaining shot-to-shot continiuty, continuous action and cutting are used to create tension.

Lesson Time

Videos and storyboard
1 Day
shoot continuous action
1 Day
Edit and view
1 Day
Chase Project
7 - 10 Days

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
Grade Levels
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (9)
California Academic Content Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand how planning contributes to a project's overall success.
  • Students will develop an understanding of the elements of editing.
  • Students will analyze how elements of editing contribute to the "feeling" of a scene.
  • Students will understand how production elements determine post-production success.

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