Technical Elements Collection ~ ShotOnWhat?

Cameras Motion Picture film & digital cameras used in production.
Lens Manufacturer Lens Manufacturers.
Lenses Make, model and focal length of lenses used during filming.
Lens Adapters Lens adapters, or lens attachments that change the properties of the lens.
Lens Control Devices used to control Focus, Iris, Zoom and 3D rigs.
Lens Filters Any filtration used during the capture of original camera image. Usually used in front of the lens or sensor.
Camera Support Any type of equipment used to support the camera rig or setup. TC generators, splitters, muxers, converters, etc.
Camera Moves

Equipment used to create motion in the frame; dollies, cranes and stabilization, etc.

Distributed Aspect Ratio Ratio of vertical to horizontal resolution, for the final delivered image.
Camera Aperture The term used to describe the geometric proportions determining the shape of the film or sensor exposure.
Camera Rental Companies Camera House or camera rental facility.
Film Manufacturer Film negative manufacturer or film print manufacturer.
Film Negative Stock Make and model of film negative used during filming.
Film Print Stock Make and model of film print stock used for distribution of the film.
Film Print Orientation The direction of the film used for print distribution, horizontal or vertical.
Film Negative Width Film camera negative width, size in millimeters.
Film Negative Pulldown The number of perforations of the film negative.
Camera Negative Orientation Horizontal or vertical running of film in the camera. Enables information about camera and camera aperture.
Editing Systems The major editing system used to edit the final version.
Finishing Systems The major finishing system used to color the final version.
Editing Method The method used to edit the project, negative cutting, non linear or linear video editing.
Finishing Method The method used to finish the final image, photochemical, digital intermediate, analog video.
Negative Cutting Actual cutting for the edit of celluloid film. Widely used to until most recently.
Stereoscopic 3D Rigs Stereoscopic 3D camera rigs for dual-camera.
Stereoscopic Systems The stereoscopic method employed during production.
Stereoscopic 3D Format Shot in native 3D, converted to 3D or digitally created 3D.
Primary Release 2D – 3D Original format for distribution.
3D Re-release Year The year the conversion to 3D was released, usually a previously released 2D production.
Stereoscopic Conversion Companies Production company responsible for the conversion to stereoscopic 3D.
Color Profile The basic color profile, or type; Color, Black & White, Colorized.
Working Colorspace The color space used during capture and post production phases of the project.
Final Colorspace The color space used to deliver the final project for distribution.
Recorded Camera Gamma In-camera gamma setting used to recorded the camera image.
Color Management The software, process or tools used to manage the color space used during the production and post.
Shooting Resolution Camera vertical and horizontal pixel resolution.
Post Production Resolution Working resolution during post-production.
Chroma Subsampling Original camera media essence capture information. Chroma Sub-sampling information.
Bit Depth Original camera media essence capture information. Bit Depth information.
VFX Tools Software used for visual effects work.
Optical Effects In camera or in front of camera optical effects used during filming.
Additional Post Processes Other processes used during the post-production.
PreViz Tools Pre-visualization tools, storyboarding, etc. Any tool used to estimate the look or design of a project.
Sound System The type of sound system used for a production.
Audio Recording Hardware and software used for the recording of audio during production.
Audio Finishing Hardware and software used during the sound design and mix of audio.
Audio Distribution Method and format used to delivery the final audio.
Surround Sound Type of surround sound used for distribution, including object oriented methods.
Audio Bit Depth Digital audio bit depth used.
Audio Sample Rate Digital audio frequency sampling rate.
Distribution Medium Distribution as Digital Cinema Package, Film or for Broadcast and other methods used for distribution, such as Blu-Ray, DVD, Streaming, On-Demand, etc.
Distribution Resolution Final delivery resolution.
Projection Format Generally accepted projection formats, anamorphic, spherical, etc.
Project Frame Rate Frames per second used during production and post production phases.
Distribution Frame Rate Frames per second used for final delivery of project for distribution.
Acquisition Captured image media used, celluloid, video or digital cinema.
Production Category Motion Picture, Television series, Miniseries, Documentary, etc.
Animation Method of animation used to create the project.
Capture – Digital Recorders Make of digital media capture devices used for original camera data or media essence.
On Set Services Services used during the production to assist the camera department, video village, coloring, dailies, 3D viewing, etc.
Near Location Services Services used during the production to assist the camera department, video village, coloring, dailies, 3D viewing, etc.
Video Assist & Data Systems Systems used to record and playback for instant on-set review. Usually used to capture a proxy of the actual images being filmed.
Production Monitoring Any kind of TV, projector or other viewing device used on set.
Post Production Monitoring Any kind of TV, projector or other viewing device used during the finishing process, usually in a facility.
Lighting Lights and equipment used during the production for illumination.
Grip & Lighting Companies Companies supplying the grip or light equipment for the production.
Batteries Batteries and power solutions used during production.
Shooting Space The local area used for the production, studios, underwater, outer-space, etc.
Shooting Region Country, State, City or region of production.
Film Scanners Film scanners used to transfer celluloid based images to digital files.
Scanned Film Resolution Scanned film resolution for digital manipulation. Defined as 2K, 4k, etc.
Film Recorders Film recorders used to transfer digital files to celluloid or any optical work.
Digital Codecs & Formats Encoding formats and tape formats, recording types.
Stereoscopic Distribution Stereoscopic 3D distribution and viewing system.
Film Labs & Post Facilities Post-Production facilities and film labs, any post processes used.
Audio Facilities Audio facility for any sound, audio, foley, recording, mixing, etc.
VFX Facilities Visual effects facilities used for visual elements or supportive process.