Thea 201 Quiz 6
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The cinematographer is also known as the _____.
director of photography
Although the director's vision shapes a movie's mise-en-scène, the cinematographer must make decisions about:
how to photograph the movie.
A _____ is the basic building block of a movie.
One camera position and everything associated with it is called _____.
The_____ is the person responsible for powering the lights and other camera-related equipment during production.
A film stock's speed refers to its _____.
sensitivity to light
When mixed together in varying degrees, the three primary additive colors, consisting of _____, can produce all the other colors in the spectrum.
red, yellow, and blue
The four basic properties of lighting are _____.
source, quality, direction, and style
Which is the best-known lighting convention in feature filmmaking?
The three-point system.
_____ is a lighting technique often associated with horror and film noir.
Adjusting the aperture of a camera lens changes the _____.
amount of light that passes through the lens
Wide-angle, normal, and telephoto lenses with fixed focal lengths are known as _____ lenses.
Depth of field refers to the distances in front of the camera and its lens in which the subjects are_____.
in apparent sharp focus
The change in focus from one subject to another during a shot is known as a _____.
When framing a shot, cinematographers are limited by the aspect ratio, which is the _____.
relationship between the frame's width to its height
The long and medium shot are names that refer to _____.
the implied distance between the camera lens and the subject being filmed
If you are a cinematographer and the director asks you to photograph just the lips of an actor, what type of shot is she asking for?
When an extreme long shot shows a wide view of a location and provides some background information, it is also known as a(n) _____.
What technique keeps all three planes of the film frame in focus?
The compositional principle that divides the frame horizontally and vertically in order to visualize the height, width, and depth of cinematic space is called _____.
the rule of thirds
To visually imply a character's power and superiority, the camera is traditionally placed at _____ in relation to that character.
a low angle
In the 1960s, a popular way of moving the camera in the cinéma vérité style of filmmaking was done by a _____.
The vertical movement of a camera mounted on a gyroscopic head of a stationary tripod is a _____.
A _____ shot is when the camera is mounted on a dolly to move smoothly along with the action.
_____ POV is when the camera is able to go virtually anywhere and see anything, often shooting its subject from a high angle.
Shots with duration of between one and ten minutes that allow the preservation of real space and real time are called _____.
_____ is a CGI technique that requires an actor to wear a bodysuit fitted with reflective markers.