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describes the director's control of the lighting, sets, locations, props, makeup, costumes, and blocking
mise-en-scene
provides a continuous sense or time and space between two shots
match cut
emphasizes the surroundings and the subject's placement in them
long shot
the principle that places an imaginary line between two people talking to each other
axis of action
shows a shot as a particular character in the movie would see it
POV
a shot of someone or something not directly visible in the previous shot
cutaway
TRUE OR FALSE
UNBALANCED COMPOSITIONS are considered far more interesting than BALANCED COMPOSITIONS
true
CHOOSE FROM (A. wide angle lens) (B. normal angle lens) (C. telephoto lens)
___ tends to compress foreground and background distances
___ introduces the least distortion into the scene
1. C
2. B
CIRCLE ONE
the depth of field which approximates the way we see, and has been used by directors like Orson Welles is <large or shallow> depth of field
large depth of field
CIRCLE ONE
the standard meaning attached to a LOW-ANGLE camera shot is that the camera is <diminished or dominant>
dominant
TRUE OR FALSE
the RULE OF THIRDS states that you should avoid breaking the frame in half
true
CIRCLE ONE
when a camera and its mounting support both move, the movement which is most like a PAN is a <truck or crane>
truck
CIRCLE ONE
the conventional way to avoid the problem of JUMP CUTS when editing long shots, medium shots and close ups in a scene is to use the <rule of thirds or 30-degree rule>
30-degree rule
TRUE OR FALSE
the time-tested method of ensuring footage that can be MATCH CUT is to OVERLAP ACTION
true
CIRCLE ONE
the type of light meter which measures the amount of light falling on a person, and is used by pointing the meter at the camera position is <incident or reflected>
incident
CIRCLE ONE
a shot of the face of a person who is standing in shade, with a bright sunny background behind them can result in the camera's auto iris <opening/closing> too much, resulting in the person's face being <too bright/too dark>
1. closing
2. too dark
MULTIPLE CHOICE
a WAVEFORM MONITOR measures the (A. brightness levels in a scene) (B. color information) (C. both the brightness levels and color information in a scene)
A. brightness levels in a scene
CIRCLE ONE
in terms of COLOR TEMPERATURE, as measured in degrees Kelvin, the <higher/lower> the color temperature, the REDDER the light
lower
TRUE OR FALSE
one type of FILTER which is used in both film and video is the NEUTRAL DENSITY FILTER, which is used to reduce the intensity of the light reaching the imaging system
true
CIRCLE ONE
the QUALITY OF LIGHT which has a narrow angle of illumination and produces clearly defined shadows is called <soft/hard> light
hard light
TRUE OR FALSE
FLOODLIGHTS are used to illuminate small, concentrated areas
false
MULTIPLE CHOICE
the LIGHT CONTROL DEVICE which is placed on a light fixture to block off the beam of light is (A. scrim) (B. umbrella) (C. barn door)
C. barn door
TRUE OR FALSE
the basic use of a REFLECTOR is to reduce contrast
true