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NATURE
Siberian Tiger Quest

 

Ecologist Chris Morgan has tracked large predators in some of the wildest and most remote places on earth. He now embarks on a challenge that will fulfill a lifelong dream – to find and film a Siberian tiger living wild and free in Russia’s far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first individual ever to film Siberian tigers in the wild. Park spent years in the forest tracking and filming the world’s biggest cat.

 

Teacher Resources

 

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HIKI NŌ RESOURCES AND TUTORIALS


 

1. HIKI NŌ PARTICIPANT RELEASE FORM
Students producing the video: Complete and submit the HIKI NŌ Participant Release Form.

 

HIKI NŌ TECHNICAL SPECS
2. For Camera

 

3. For Editing

 

4. Complete the appropriate pitch sheet:
HIKI NŌ SEASON 11 STORY PITCH SHEET
HIKI NŌ SEASON 11 PROFILE PITCH SHEET
HIKI NŌ SEASON 11 HOW-TO PITCH SHEET

 

5. FRAMING AN INTERVIEW (2:44)
This tutorial covers the “do’s and don’ts” of framing an interview subject.

(by Lawrence E. Pacheco)

 

6. PROPER AUDIO LEVELS (1:26)
A basic understanding of proper audio levels and the difference between analog and digital levels.

(by Lawrence E. Pacheco)

 

7. AUDIO NOISE (3:35)
Do you think you can determine what noise is in your audio? Find out.

(by Lawrence E. Pacheco)

 

8. SCRIPT TEMPLATE AND SAMPLE SCRIPT

 

9. STORY PREMISE (4:23)
Discover how a ‘story premise’ can help you in shaping your personal profile story.

(by Robert Pennybacker)

 

10. 5-POINT OUTLINE (4:48)
Find out how creating a 5-Point Story Outline can help make a successful HIKI NŌ story.

(by Robert Pennybacker)

 

11. SHOOTING A SEQUENCE (9:32)
Learn how to best shoot and utilize a video b-roll sequence in your story.
(Edited by Akane Kashiwazaki and narrated by Robert Pennybacker)

 

12. PACING (7:08)
This tutorial explains how to better pace your edits to achieve the proper mood and emotion for your story.

(by Robert Pennybacker)

 

13. STANDARD OUTCUE (2:27)
Learn what a HIKI NŌ Standard Outcue is and why it’s important.

(by Lawrence E. Pacheco)

 

14. PAD TUTORIAL (2:24)
How to add the required padding to the front and back of your video.

(Narrated by Brian B., PBS Hawaiʻi)

 

15. HIKI NŌ WEEBLY UPLOAD TUTORIAL (6:30)
Find out how to log in, upload rough cuts, and communicate with your mentor using the HIKI NŌ Weebly.

(Narrated by Cayla Paulo)

 

16. HIKI NŌ CREDITS FORMS
Your last step is to complete the credits form for your story or how-to and select a still photo of your crew to run with the credits.

 

HIKI NŌ SUPERS & CREDITS LIST FOR A STORY

 

HIKI NŌ CREDITS LIST FOR A HOW-TO

 

17. HOW TO SHOOT A HOST SEGMENT THAT HAS NO B-ROLL (4:49)
In this tutorial we will go over how to shoot a host segment using only an on-camera host with no B-roll.

(Narrated by Nikki Miyamoto)

 

 

PENGUINS: SPY IN THE HUDDLE
A Nature Special Presentation

 

For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrated penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raise their chicks until they finally return to the water. This series reveals the intimate, emotional and sometimes amusing behavior of nature’s most devoted parents bringing up their young against the most extraordinary odds.

 

Growing Up:
As their chicks become increasingly independent, emperor and rockhopper parents place them in a crèche and go fishing. Humboldt chicks are left in their burrows as the adults head for the beach. Emperor chicks go skating while rockhopper chicks practice jumping skills. Eventually all the chicks leave for the sea, tackling the same hazards as their parents before them, from sea lions to predatory birds, high cliffs to glaciers.

 

 

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle
The Journey

 

For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raise their chicks and finally return to the water, revealing the intimate, emotional, and sometimes amusing behavior of nature’s most devoted parents bringing up their young against the most extraordinary odds.

 

Watch as Emperor penguins cross a treacherous frozen sea to reach their breeding grounds. Rockhoppers brave the world’s stormiest seas only to come ashore and face a daunting assault up a 300-foot cliff, hopping most of the way up. Tropical Humboldt penguins negotiate predatory sea lions and vampire bats to reach their desert nests. The hard work for all the penguins finally pays off when their tiny, vulnerable chicks begin to hatch.

 

 

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