Script Supervising Quiz
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What is the basic sequence?
A series of shots connected together in continuity
The basic sequence should include:
- Change in image size
- Change in camera angle
- Cut aways
- Overlapping action
- Clean entrances and exits
How much should a camera angle change?
Between 30 and 45 degrees
Overlapping action help the editor ____________________
To cut on the action
180 degree axis
An imaginary line used in flimmaking to make sure that coherent geographical and spacial relationships exist between characters and/or objects on screen
Reversal of the line
- Seeing actors cross the line
- Camera physically crosses line during shot
- Cut around it or neutral shots
What happens if you jump the line?
It disorients the viewers and they lose spacial awareness
No time has lapsed
Time has lapsed
Script breakdown contains
- Notating and color coding script
- Entering information into breakdown forms to be used as reference materials during production
Why breakdown a script by hand?
Puts you in command of the story and production details implemented or implied in the script
Breakdown notation consists of:
- Dividing the scenes from each other by lining the script
- Underlining scene headings
- Underlining any locations and suggested camera angles mentioned
- Measuring all scenes in 1/8 page measurements
- Pre-timing the script
- Notate each scenes story day or night
- Notate when direct or indirect continuity occurs
- Make a photo copy
Time and page tally
All scene lengths and pre-timings
Day and night transition breakdown
List scenes in chronological order with synopses
Day and night transition assumptions
List and explain and assumptions concerning transitions
Enter info from color coded/notated script
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