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the final script for a movie that includes all the dialogue and action
screenplay
written prose that gives the story for a proposed screenplay
treatment
the director's breakdown of a master scene script into individual shots with particular camera angles, movements, or positions
shooting script
the chronological telling of events from beginning to end
story
the exclusive right to a publication or production
copyright
drawings that show the main action of a movie
storyboards
a brief written account of the basic idea for a story
concept
background material that the audience needs to know the plot
backstory
TRUE OR FALSE
a SHOT begins when the camera and/or videotape recorder starts recording and ends when it stops
true
CIRCLE ONE
a group of scenes linked together by some common theme, time, idea, location, or action is a <sequence or premise>
sequence
TRUE OR FALSE
PLOT is the way the story will be presented in the screenplay and eventually in the completed film
true
TRUE OR FALSE
the dominant mode of motion picture storytelling throughout the world is sometimes referred to as the "classical Hollywood narrative."
true
CHOOSE EITHER "PROTAGONIST" or "ANTAGONIST" FOR EACH BLANK
stories are often centered on a single character (the ____) who has some need or desire that drives the story forward. the basic conflict in the story springs from some character (the ____) who blocks or opposes that need or desire
1. protagonist
2. antagonist
TRUE OR FALSE
the TREATMENT does not describe the action in detail
false
CHOOSE FROM "SHOOTING SCRIPT" AND "SCREENPLAY"
in class, when you visualized the shots for the page from Old Mother Witch, you were converting the ____ into a ____
1. screenplay
2. shooting script
TRUE OR FALSE
modern DOCUMENTARIES rely more on an outline than a final script
true
CIRCLE ONE
obtaining the right to use copyrighted material in your production can often be <expensive or reasonable>
expensive
CIRCLE ONE
material can be used without copyright release if it is old enough to be in the <public library or public domain>
public domain
the people who have the main speaking parts in a movie, usually the leads and the supporting cast
principal actors
the manager who breaks down a script and handles much of the scheduling and detail work of preproduction and production; also called the unit manager
UPM
manually changing the focus of a lens as a shot is in progress
pulling focus
a budget term that refers to expenses for the many administrative, conceptual, and creative aspects of a specific motion picture, such as writing and producing
above-the-line
items that are necessary to the plot of a movie
props
actors with five lines of dialogue or fewer in a movie
bit player
a large board that summarizes the scenes, locations, and actors needed for each day of movie production, or a computer-generated simulation of one
stripboard
the person who has the overall responsibility of making sure all shots are properly lit and composed; also called the DP
cinematographer
deciding who will act the various roles in a movie
casting
in film production, the person who does work delegated by the director, such as conducting rehearsals or directing a second unit
assistant director
a list posted during production to let people know when and where they should report each day
call sheet
the person who is in overall charge of a particular movie, especially the schedule and the money
producer
CIRCLE ONE
the least expensive part of the production chain is <preproduction/production/postproduction>
preproduction
TRUE OR FALSE
producers who combine the roles of producer and director or of writer and producer are often called HYPHENATE PRODUCERS
true
CIRCLE ONE
movies are often shot <in sequence or out of sequence>
out of sequence
CIRCLE ONE
breaking down a script into characters, locations, costumes, and props is usually done by the <producer/director/unit production manager>
unit production manager
CIRCLE ONE
shooting schedules are usually set up according to <location or script sequence>
location
PLACE "SCRIPT" AND "BUDGET" IN THE BLANKS
the usual budget procedure is that the ____ is determined by the ____
1. budget
2. script
TRUE OR FALSE
BELOW THE LINE expenses are related to a specific film and are creative in nature
false
MULTIPLE CHOICE
the single factor that can have the greatest effect on a budget is the cost of the (A. crafts people) (B. sets and props) (C. above the line people) (D. equipment and film stock)
C. above the line people
MULTIPLE CHOICE
there are several advantages to shooting in a studio, as we talked about when you toured the TUTV studio. in the following list which item is NOT an advantage? (A. control) (B. convenience) (C. realism) (D. cost)
C. realism
CHOOSE "PROPS" OR "SET DECORATIONS"
_____ are usually thought of as items required by the plot, while _____ add to the overall feel of the scene but are not integral to the plot
1. props
2. set decorations
MULTIPLE CHOICE
which of the following does NOT usually involve an extensive copyright clearance process? (A. film or tape footage) (B. stock music library) (C. photograph from a book) (D. popular music)
B. stock music library