5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What is the American Shot?
- List the three assumptions upon which the continuity system is based.
- List the three basic continuity strategies that are possible to describe the location.
- Why does an author like the two shot and full figured shot?
- a Extreme Long Shot
- b It is a medium two -shot.
- c 1. The I pattern is the simplest building block. It is found in the A and L patterns.
2. Patterns determine camera placement based on the line of action.
3. Position determines the placement of players in the frame based on the basic staging pattern.
- d 1. The camera can move towards the subject beginning in a wide shot.
2. The camera can move out from a close-up of some detail of the subject to reveal the full location.
3. The camera can create a sense of the whole by using a series of close-ups.
- e The author likes these shots because of the distance and objectivity they afford.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Shot Size and Camera Angle
- Staging, Cinematography , and Editing.
- Movement of the actors along with the traveling camera.
- Shot Flow
- 1. The honest expression of human relationships.
2. The presentation of these relationships to the viewer.
5 True/False Questions
List the five areas which make up the spatial approach? → 1. Staging stationary actors
2. Staging moving actors
3. Using the depth of the frame
4. Staging camera movement
5. Staging camera movement and actor movement together
What is frontality? → It is the shot that is wide enough to include all the actors in the scene and that runs for the entire length of the action.
ECU → Extreme Close Up
OTS → Over the Shoulder
MCU → Close Up