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Looking at Movies - Chapter 11 Quiz


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According to the MPAA Movie-Rating System, what is the Rating Category for the following explanation: Nothing that would offend parents for viewing by children.
G: General Audience
Editing, scoring, and sound design are all part of the production phase of a film. T/F?
The independent system of production during the 1930s and 1940s was called the ___________ and was run by a producer who ______________.
package-unit system; was unaffiliated with a studio
In order to provide the illusion of movement, at what speed (frames per second) is a sound film usually projected?
24 fps
In the shooting stage, a film strip is exposed to light, allowing radiant energy to burn a negative image onto each frame. T/F?
According to the MPAA Movie-Rating System, what is the rating category for the following explanation: Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for preteenagers.
PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned
The costs of the preproduction stage, producer, director, cast, and screenwriter are called ___________ costs, while the costs of production, postproduction, and the crew are called ____________ costs.
below-the-line; above-the-line
What is the film-stock speed?
the degree to which the film-stock is light sensitive
Which aspect of the movies has become virtually 100 percent digital?
In today's independent system, producers can create responsibilities for themselves that match their strengths and experiences.
The digital image is just a series of numbers reconstructed into an image that has no physical relationship to the original. T/F?
Postproduction consists of three phases:
editing, preparing the final print, and bringing the film to the public.
Which of the following is one of the factors that led to the decline of the studio system?
The reorganization of management into the producer-unit system paved the way for independent producers.
The essential difference between a camera that shoots film or a camera that shoots digital is
how the light is captured as an image.
The Motion Picture Association of America administers
a voluntary movie-rating system.