film ch 3
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film ch 3
A shot which begins with a close view of the subject, then withdraws to reveal a large context, is called a...
pull-back dolly shot
Present day movie cameras record images at
Like the words, kinetic,kinesthesia, choreography, cinema derives from the Greek word for...
Movement of the camera that scans the scene horizontally is called a...
To emphasize the experience of a character's movement from one place to another, a director is likely to use...
The longer and higher the shot, the ________the movement appears.
When the camera scans a scene horizontally from a stationary axis point, the shot is called a..
The aerial shot is just a variation of...
a crane shot
Pixelation refers to...
photographing live actors frame by frame
The effect of sudden magnification is best achieved by using a
Lateral movements on the screen tend to emphasize speed. T or F
Physical movement from right to left seems psychologically natural, whereas movement from left to right often seems tense, uncomfortable. T or F
If a character moves left to right (or vice versa) , he or she will seem determined and efficient, a person of action. T or F
The closer, the tighter the shot, the less motion dominates. T or F
Anticipatory setups are rarely used in thrillers. T or F
When photographed in slow motion, a violent scene can seem paradoxically beautiful, graceful, dreamy. T or F
Slapstick comedy - like that of Laurel and Hardy - is quintessentially kinetic. T or F
The dolly shot is often used to emphasize psychological revelations. T or F
The maker of an animated film is handicapped by the inability to use zooms, angles, travelling shots and dissolves. T or F
Fast motion is achieved by photographing events at more frames per second. T or F
List the five mechanical distortions of movement.