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in film sound, "fidelity" refers to
whether the sound comes from within the diegetic space of the story
what is not true about diegetic sound?
it can come from a source inside or outside of the world of the narrative
the term for sound that represents a character's thoughts without him or her speaking aloud is
internal diegetic sound
in a narrative film, an element is nondiagetic if
it is not part of the world of the depicted narrative
the flashbacks of the girl triggered by jamal's memory in slumdog millionaire are an example of
the chains of actions that make up the narratives of classical hollywood films most typically depend on
(t/f) alfred hitchcock's approach to narration is to withhold as much information as possible from the spectator in order to create surprise
leni riefenstahl's triumph of the will is an example of which type of documentary
(t/f) cinema verite techniques have been over-used by music documentaries and reality television shows
(t/f) fact-based films like apollo 13, schindlers list, and malcolm x deal with real events are considered documentaries
(t/f) michael moore's films are examples of the rhetorical form of documentaries that employ arguments from source
(t/f) triumph of the will was recut and used as counter propaganda for the allies against the nazi party
the "dance" in ballet mecanique consists of
a rhythmic juxtaposition of various ordinary objects and people
(t/f) the experimental may tell no story, creating instead poetic reveries or pulsating visual collages
(t/f) in talking about abstract films, film art amends the phrase "art for art's sake" to "art for life's sake" thus suggesting the importance of such films in enhancing ones life
(t/f) kenneth angers scorpio rising explicitly associates motorcycle gangs with traditional religious groups and with nazi violence
which of the following is not a reason or is not true about the recent popularity of the crime thriller with filmmakers?
it allows for elaborate special effects
which of the following is not a reason for the longevity of horror sub-genres
lack of other genres such as the western and the musical
there can be genres in...
fictional live action films, documentaries, experiment and animated films and others
(t/f) filmmakers try to create "pure" films that avoid mixing the conventions of more that one genre
(t/f) most scholars see genre films as pure escapism with no significant relation to contemporary society
in the scene of the gas station explosion in the birds, the editing employs
conflict of graphic qualities
lev kuleshove's discovery, termed the "kuleshov effect", suggests that
even if no establishing shot is shown, spectators will still assume that objects in separate shots are near one another
(t/f) films that use a great deal of editing are more "cinematic" than those that rely mostly on long takes
which of the following is a characteristic of discontinuity/alternative editing?
crossing the 180-degree axis of action
which of the following is a discontinuity editing device frequently used by sergei eisenstein?
(t/f) overlapping editing is a device used by both continuity and non-continuity editing systems
(t/f) the non-diegetic insert is a metaphorical or symbolic shot that is not part of the space and time of the story world
(t/f) in eisensteinian editing, shots are not just joined, they collide together to create a new idea or emotion
(t/f) in october, the classical continuity of space is broken by the intercutting of different locales
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