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5 Matching questions

  1. backlight
  2. high key lighting
  3. figure behavior and staging
  4. quality of lighting
  5. underlighting
  1. a this lighting comes from behind the actor and creates edge of light key.
  2. b refers to an overall lighting design that uses fill light and backlight to create low contrast between brighter and darker areas.
  3. c below the subject and tends to distort figures
  4. d 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. e Refers to the relative intensity of illumination.
    -hard: creates clearly defined shadows, crisp textures, and sharp edges.
    -soft: diffused illumination

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. tendency to eliminate shadows
  2. one of the four elements of MES that is essential to the photographic process of film.
  3. 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.
  4. 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)
  5. one of the four elements of mise-en-scene. it is used as an indicator of the character's personality.
    ex. written on the wind (1956)
    -reinforces how the character changes. elsa's character clothing drifts from matching her husband to clashing him as she falls in love with Mitch.
    ex. Edward Scissorhands
    -as the film progresses, edward is adopted by suburban family and wants to fit into the mold of suburbia.
    -even as he transitions, his clothes are still black and white, which clashes with the garish colors of the townspeople, so he does not fit in.

5 True/False questions

  1. "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

          

  2. the silhouette effectone 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.

          

  3. Deep Sceneprimary source providing dominant illumination and casting the strongest shadows

          

  4. key lightprimary source providing dominant illumination and casting the strongest shadows

          

  5. fill lightprimary source providing dominant illumination and casting the strongest shadows