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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. low key lighting
  2. key light
  3. fill light
  4. underlighting
  5. frontal lighting
  1. a below the subject and tends to distort figures
  2. b tendency to eliminate shadows
  3. c this creates stronger contrasts and sharper, darker shadows. often the lighting is hard and fill light is lessened or eliminated.
  4. d less intense illumination that fills in, softening or eliminating shadows cast by the key light
  5. e primary source providing dominant illumination and casting the strongest shadows

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. from behind and tends to create silhouettes
  3. the viewer only sees the shadow of the character
  4. one of the four elements of MES that is essential to the photographic process of film.
  5. 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 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. uncontrolled MESthis form of MES deals with things like social conditions, poverty, etc. it was very popular during the italian neo-realism that developed after WWII.
    -Bicycle Thieves (1948): the actors had no previous experience

          

  4. backlightfrom behind and tends to create silhouettes

          

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