Creating a shot log
AKA
getting credit for watching TV

Choose your favorite 30 minute TV show and record or Tivo an episode

deconstruct the show by paying close attention to the following details

on the second viewing of the show record the following for EVERY scene in the show

duration of shot type of shot camera use effects? quality of light other notable transition to next scene?
14 secs eg: head stationary color     cut
  wide tracking filters      
  very wide establishment panning        
             
             
             
             
             
             

total number of scenes? shots?