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Film Production Terms 2: Cinematic Language

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  • Q1
    Mise en scene is a ________ expression in filmmaking that means "putting on the stage"
    Spanish
    English
    French
    European
    30s
  • Q2
    Two or more story lines occurring at the same time in a movie, show by cutting from one scene to the other on the film screen
    reverse action
    flashback
    parallel action
    storytelling
    30s
  • Q3
    Arranging subjects, objects, scenery, or other elements with the frame of the camera is called ______ the shot.
    arranging
    framing
    calling
    cutting
    30s
  • Q4
    In addition to surprise, a filmmaker is able to create ___________ in which the viewing audience expects something to happen on stage
    suspense
    recognition
    disbelief
    omniscience
    30s
  • Q5
    The repeated use of an image or series of images that become familiar to the viewing audience and help to tell the story of the movie
    suspense
    familiar image
    point of view
    surprise
    30s
  • Q6
    The process of putting together and creating a film or movie that tells a story -- setting, location, actors, filming, editing, etc.
    editing
    filming
    composition
    broadcasting
    30s
  • Q7
    The use of negative space in front of or to the side of character who is looking or moving across the scene is called lead or looking ________.
    back
    away
    moving
    room
    30s
  • Q8
    The Rule of Thirds divides a picture into a ______- area grid that is used to frame and balance a camera shot.
    fifteen
    six
    nine
    three
    30s
  • Q9
    Arranging objects or elements in a picture frame usually creates a _________ sense of balance and equilibrium.
    composing
    balance
    equilibrium
    natural
    30s
  • Q10
    Everything in the frame OTHER THAN the subject, often the background or side space of character, often waiting to be used or filled is know as _______ space.
    deep
    positive
    negative
    neutral
    30s

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