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a person who directs others on how to position and plug in lights on a set
gaffer
a list of all the shots that were taken in the order that they appear on the tape
log
a method of recording sound and picture on the same medium
single system
the person in charge of seein that all parts of the script are actually shot and that continuity is maintained
script supervisor
the person who does physical labor on a shoot, such as carrying set pieces, pushing dollies, and handling cables
grip
placing actors and determining their movement within a particular shot
blocking
to adjust the imaging system of a video camera so that it reproduces white (and therefore all other colors) correctly for a particular lighting situation
white balance
a long, counterweighted pole that holds a microphone
boom
MULTIPLE CHOICE
Which of the following does NOT usually describe a director? (A. artist) (B. technician) (C. money controller) (D. psychiatrist) (E. judge)
C. money controller
TRUE OR FALSE
usually, cinematographers do not touch either the lights or the camera
true
a technique for placing more video information in less space
compression
part of a videotape that contains the electronic timing impulses to keep the picture information stable
control track
moving the camera left or right on a tripod or by hand
pan
light-sensitive picture elements
pixels
the area in which objects located at different distances from the camera are in focus
depth of field
moving the camera up or down on a tripod or when hand held
tilt
the relationship of the height to width of a picture
aspect ratio
the brightness characteristics of a video signal
luminance
CIRCLE ONE
the professional quality recorders which record color information and brightness information SEPARATELY use the <composit or component> system.
component
TRUE OR FALSE
the major development in recording systems today is in ANALOG TECHNOLOGY
false
CIRCLE ONE
if you want to shoot a film in a location which has very little available light, you need to use a <fast or slow> film stock
fast film stock
TRUE OR FALSE
a CCD is a type of IMAGING DEVICE
true
CIRCLE ONE
most lenses on TV cameras are <prime or variable focal length> lenses
variable focal length lenses
CHOOSE "FILM LIGHTING" OR "VIDEO LIGHTING"
______ changes the lighting from shot to shot, while ______ uses one lighting set-up with no stopping between shots
1. film lighting
2. video lighting
CIRCLE ONE
the director of photography prepares the lights during the <setting up/rehearsing/shooting/striking> stage of production
setting up
CIRCLE ONE
Blocking is part of the <cast or technical> rehearsal
cast rehearsal
TRUE OR FALSE
once the director says "roll tape," he or she should say "action" without delay
true
CIRCLE ONE
film is usually shot <single or double> system
double system
CIRCLE ONE
recording room tone is a part of the <setting up/rehearsing/shooting/striking> stage of production
shooting
CIRCLE ONE
the unit production manager prepares a <call sheet or daily production report> which goes to the producer and lists what has been accomplished each day
daily production report
TRUE OR FALSE
usually, PRODUCERS are concerned with how the money is being spent anad whether the movie will be finished on time
true
CIRCLE ONE
a group of production people who are in a separate location, shooting scenes that do not require the principal actors, are called the <second unit or best boys>
second unit