2017 Summer Scholars Reading Test CIM151
Please select ONE answer for each question.
What are the four basic and common elements of a film?
Central Character, Dramatic situation, action, stakes and resolution
Characters, locations, action, climax
Actors, locations, cinematography, sound
What is drama based on?
Plot and conflict.
How a character looks and dresses.
Things that happen to characters, things characters do and ways characters change.
What is the aspect ration of a film?
The size of the individual shots.
The relationship between the width and the height of the frame
The size of the camera lens.
What is shot size?
The size of your subject in the frame.
The size of the lens on the camera.
What is the rule of thirds?
A system of organizing visuals in the frame.
A narrative technique.
A budgeting device for films.
Which are examples of shot sizes?
Slow motion, fast motion, timelapse
High, low, dolly
Wide, CU, ECU
What are the four basic elements in the visual language of cinema?
Character, plot, editing, color.
Shot, shot sequence, scene, dramatic sequence.
Character, shots, editing, music.
What is continuity-style shooting and editing?
It creates a system of lighting that creates more dramatic materials.
It provides a simpler way to shoot films by breaking up the set-ups
Individual shots, when cut together, will give us the illusion of smooth and continuous time, movement, and space.
What is the 180 ° principle?
All of the shots in a continuity sequence are shot from only one side of the action.
All of the shots in a continuity sequence are shot wide with CU coverage.
All of the shots in a continuity sequence are shot are shot from wide to close-up.
What is a script breakdown?
The numbering of scenes.
A listing of all elements in the script which will be required for production.
A listing of the cost of producing the script.
What does budgeting a movie mean?
Discovering what distribution deals will be made and what funds will be acquired.
The amount of money to be paid actors and crew.
Deciding what specific expenses you will incur and how they will be paid.
What elements affect shallow depth of field?
Aperture, lens, focus distance, capture device
Aperture, distance, depth of water element.
Aperture, focus, depth of subject.
What is most important to editors?
Editing Continuity only.
“rhythm,” “feeling,” “pace,” and “energy.”
Continuity in the plot.
What camera did you use to shoot your narrative projects?
Canon 5D mark 2
Canon 5D mark 3 and Osmos
What is Rachel's (music video artist) favorite cutaway?
Do Not Fill This Out