Term 1 Directing Quiz 1

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  1. Each film sequence is comprised of different scenes.
    Select one:


    The correct answer is True.
  2. Fill in the blank:
    A character jumps off a bridge and our camera is on the shore from a fixed position, so we must effectively move the camera in a _________ to follow the action.
    The correct answer is: tilt.
  3. If the camera becomes a character eye’s, the shot can be referred to as a
    Select one:
    A. profile shot
    B. point-of-view shot
    C. reaction shot
    D. reverse angle shot
    B. point-of-view shot
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Fill in the blank:
    You are creating a ______ when using a floorplan or a 'bird's eye view' layout of a location and noting the potential movement and/or placement of characters and camera for a scene.
    The correct answer is: schematic.
  5. Fill in the blank:
    Taking a moment and making it larger than it would be in real time (stretching time) is referred to as ______.
    The correct answer is: elaboration.
  6. Two characters are facing each other and you are planning to cover the scene with 2 over-the-shoulder shots. Character A is looking frame left at Character B. We have placed our camera over Characer A's LEFT shoulder. In order to maintain our eyelines for the characters, which shoulder should we place our camera over on Character B?
    The correct answer is: right.
  7. Fill in the blank:
    The first dramatic films were shot very much as if the audience was watching it at a live theater. They were rendered as if shot through a _____.
    The correct answer is: proscenium.
  8. Fill in the blank:
    If we are going from one shot of a character or object to another shot of the same character or object without an intervening shot of something else, the camera angle should change by at least _____ degrees.
    The correct answer is: 30.
  9. Fill in the blank:
    If a character (or car, or any moving object) exits a frame going from left to right, he should enter the next frame from the _______ if we intend to convey to the audience that the character is headed in the same direction.
    The correct answer is: left.
  10. Fill in the blank:
    You have a scene where a man is going to enter the room and stand before a desk. However, you do not want to show every step he takes between the door and the desk. Therefore, you show him enter through the door in one shot, then exit that shot. You then pick him up entering a second shot at the desk. This approach would be a form of _________.
    The correct answer is: compression.
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