The Film Experience

Topics: Film editing, Film techniques, Continuity editing Pages: 5 (780 words) Published: April 27, 2011
The Film Experience 2e, Chapter Quizzes Ch 05 completed
Total score: 20 out of 20, 100%

1. The brief superimposition of one image over another where the first image fades out and the second image fades in is called

[pic]a. an iris out.
[pic]b. a dissolve.
[pic]c. a cutaway.
[pic]d. a zoom.

2. A primary purpose of a cutaway shot is to

[pic]a. break the 30 degree rule.
[pic]b. break the fourth wall.
[pic]c. expand time.
[pic]d. condense time.

3. An initial long shot that orients the viewer in space and introduces the setting is called

[pic]a. a sequence shot.
[pic]b. an establishing shot.
[pic]c. a nondiegetic insert.
[pic]d. an iris in

4. __________ refers to a style that emphasizes the breaks and contrasts between images joined by a cut.

[pic]a. German expressionism.
[pic]b. Parallel editing.
[pic]c. Soviet montage.
[pic]d. Continuity editing.

5. Part of the 180-degree rule, the imaginary line that bisects the space of the scene and indicates on which side of the actors the camera should be placed is called the

[pic]a. main line.
[pic]b. frame.
[pic]c. tilt line.
[pic]d. axis of action

6. The term for the �quality of having the appearance of truth� is

[pic]a. documentary.
[pic]b. Italian neo-realism.
[pic]c. verisimilitude.
[pic]d. establishing shot.

7. Which of the following is an editing transition that gradually opens from a small, usually circular, portion of the frame to reveal the entire image?

[pic]a. jump cut
[pic]b. fade
[pic]c. iris-in
[pic]d. wipe

8. What does an eye-line match do?

[pic]a. focuses on the actor's eyes
[pic]b. places all the actors' eyes at the same level
[pic]c. shows a shot from the actor's point of view, followed by a medium shot [pic]d. shows a shot of the actor pointing or looking offscreen followed by a shot of what was being looked at

9. The editing system that uses cuts and other transitions to establish a sense of verisimilitude and most efficiently tell a story is known as

[pic]a. Soviet montage.
[pic]b. continuity editing.
[pic]c. discontinuity editing.
[pic]d. jump cuts.

10. What is editing that shifts back and forth between two or more lines of action called?

[pic]a. 180 degree editing
[pic]b. parallel editing
[pic]c. tracking shots
[pic]d. invisible editing

11. Advanced by playwright Bertold Brecht, formal techniques used to create a critical distance between a work of art and the social world it depicts are examples of

[pic]a. classical style.
[pic]b. invisible style.
[pic]c. distantiation.
[pic]d. existentialism.

12. What term best describes a cut that maintains continuity between two shots by showing similarities of shape or movement in their subjects?

[pic]a. a jump cut
[pic]b. a comparison cut
[pic]c. a similarity cut
[pic]d. a match cut

13. A transition where a shot seems to be pushed off the screen as it replaced by another shot is called

[pic]a. a wipe.
[pic]b. a pan.
[pic]c. a slide.
[pic]d. a jump cut.

14. Which best describes a section of narrative film that consists of continuous action taking place in a continuous time and in continuous space?

[pic]a. a sequence
[pic]b. a scene
[pic]c. a shot
[pic]d. a frame

15. What is the best term for a transition between shots that causes jarring gaps in space or time?

[pic]a. a jump cut
[pic]b. a rough cut
[pic]c. a mismatch cut
[pic]d. a swish cut

16. A lap dissolve usually suggests what?

[pic]a. a change in setting
[pic]b. the passage of time
[pic]c. both a and b
[pic]d. neither a or b

17. The organization of editing according to different paces or tempos determined by how quickly cuts are made is called

[pic]a. graphic editing.
[pic]b. rhythmic editing.
[pic]c. temporal editing.
[pic]d. jump cuts.

18. Practices that structure editing through oppositional relationships or formal constructions based on principles other than natural human vision are called

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