← Cinema Ch 3 Terms Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Frontal shots
- Open frame
- Diminishing perspective
- a The frame is your canvas, the rectangular space in which you determine the parameters of the viewer's perspective
phyical frame - each individual still image captured on film or on video, which creates the illusion of motion.
compositional frame - two dimensional space defined by x/y dimensions.
- b Camera moves should be motivated: conceptually - must have a narrative function, serves as an important storytelling technique. secondly, the moment the camera move begins needs to be motivated within the scene.
- c Perceptual understanding that objects will appear to be smaller the further they are from the viewer, and objects will appear larger the closer they are to the viewer.
- d Most common, in which the camera looks directly at the face of your subject, but your subject's eyeline glances just off the edge of the frame. 3/4 frontal, profile shot, 3/4 back and from behing
- e Composition leads the audience to be aware of the area beyond the edges of the visible shot.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Framing remains steady on the subject, without moving or shifting perspective.
- Dramatic unit which action ostensibly happens in continuous time and within a single location
- Frame that accentuates the compositional element of depth.
- Accumulation of information of the various shots in an edited sequencee. By arranging shots into a sequence, you can create meaning that is greater than the sum of its parts.
- Lifting the camera up and down
5 True/False Questions
Object overlapping → Understanding that objects nearer the foreground will cover or overlap objects further in the background.
Shooting for the edit → Size of your subject in the frame.
Direct Address → Shot in which the subject looks directly at the camera
Flat frame → Exaggerates the two-dimensionality of the image as a flat frame
Sequence → Dramatic unit which action ostensibly happens in continuous time and within a single location