individual roll captions. The cover story is a narrative which describes the
locate, subject, and overall object of the film.
It is sometimes called a
master caption. You may film a sequence covering a large area or installation
over a period of two or more days.
It is not practical to repeat the same
basic information in all your roll captions.
(2) A cover story is written to explain the overall mission.
includes a description of the filming area or organization. It contains names
of commanders, a description of the mission of the unit, if applicable, and any
pertinent information that will be repeated in individual captions. The cover
story gives an overall picture of the story being filmed. The individual roll
captions can concentrate on the details of that particular roll. The summary
of Army captions, if written in sufficient detail, is a cover story.
The following is a list of the media type abbreviations used in the VIRIN
section (block 14), such as "VTO" as used in the product identifying sequence:
audio record disc
audio tape cassette
audio tape reel
compact disc audio
compact disc video
interactive video disc
linear video disc
motion picture negative, color
motion picture positive, color
miscellaneous graphic media
motion picture negative, B&W
motion picture positive, B&W
still photo negative, color
still photo negative, B&W
still photo transparency