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5 Matching questions

  1. backlight
  2. quality of lighting
  3. low key lighting
  4. setting
  5. the cabinet of dr. caligari (1920)
  1. a this creates stronger contrasts and sharper, darker shadows. often the lighting is hard and fill light is lessened or eliminated.
  2. b the most famous example of german expressionism. the building are distorted and not realistic. the lighting doesn't add to the film because they are directly added. the intention is to convey the view of madman (narrative function)
  3. c this lighting comes from behind the actor and creates edge of light key.
  4. d Refers to the relative intensity of illumination.
    -hard: creates clearly defined shadows, crisp textures, and sharp edges.
    -soft: diffused illumination
  5. e one of the four elements of MES. it is the locale where the action takes place. the director can malipulate it in any way he or she pleases.
    Ex. Se7en
    -the director uses a run down office to show that characters are always one step behind the John Doe killer
    Ex. The Hurt Locker scene at supermarket
    -this scene clues us in to the character's transition back to civilian life.
    -size and scale: psychologically overwhelming moment for the character because of the drastic change from Baghdad.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. this form of MES is not intended to be realistic. it is very famous for using sets that exaggerated reality. very popular during german expressionism, which developed after WWI.
  2. less intense illumination that fills in, softening or eliminating shadows cast by the key light
  3. from behind and tends to create silhouettes
  4. one of the four elements of MES.
    1. how actors use expressions as elements of MES. what the actor does with his or her body.
    2. arrangement of figures within the frame.
  5. one of the basic techniques of hollywood cinema. it includes backlighting, fill lighting, and key lighting. it is used to focus attention on a character.

5 True/False questions

  1. toplightingone of the four elements of MES that is essential to the photographic process of film.

          

  2. uncontrolled MESthis form of MES is not intended to be realistic. it is very famous for using sets that exaggerated reality. very popular during german expressionism, which developed after WWI.

          

  3. the silhouette effectthe viewer only sees the shadow of the character

          

  4. "In the Mood for Love"Refers to the relative intensity of illumination.
    -hard: creates clearly defined shadows, crisp textures, and sharp edges.
    -soft: diffused illumination

          

  5. direction of lightingRefers to the relative intensity of illumination.
    -hard: creates clearly defined shadows, crisp textures, and sharp edges.
    -soft: diffused illumination