Video101 Editing And Shots

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Video101 Editing And Shots

Are you interested in cameras? If so, you understand the desire to keep learning more and more on the subject. The quiz below is content editing and shots. Trust me, the more you learn the better you become.


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  • 1. 
     The best way to summarize the editing process is:
    • A. 

      Adding sound and special effect

    • B. 

      Cutting and pasting film.

    • C. 

      Assembling from the ground up.

    • D. 

      Enhancing the lead actor’s performance

    • E. 

      Cutting out the bad parts

  • 2. 
     Now that you have viewed the lesson what did the video clips tell you about this man
    • A. 

      He invented the “Steinberg” editing system

    • B. 

      Our perception of him depends on the adjacent shots

    • C. 

      He was a childhood star in “Leave it to Beaver"

    • D. 

      He edits CSI

    • E. 

      He played for the rock band “The Who"

  • 3. 
     In the Wisconsin Badgers football scene, how did the video photographer(s) gather all four shots?
    • A. 

      The 4 shots were gathered at different times and later pieced together

    • B. 

      4 cameras all running simultaneously

    • C. 

      He used a “helmet cam” on the linebacker and quarterback.

    • D. 

      He moved quickly to gather all four shots in a 20 second time-frame

    • E. 

      He shot 2 of the shots at the game, and 2 were still photographs.

  • 4. 
     Editing together a collection of shots so that they seem to flow in real time is called creating a _______________.
    • A. 

      Shot Chain

    • B. 

      Raw Scene

    • C. 

      Timeflow

    • D. 

      Stringout

    • E. 

      Sequence

  • 5. 
     What is the minimum number of shots necessary to create a Sequence?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 6. 
     Generally, sequences should start with a:
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Wide shot

    • C. 

      Close-up

    • D. 

      Medium Shot

  • 7. 
     “Wide shots” answer what question for the audience?
    • A. 

      When will this be over?

    • B. 

      Where are we?

    • C. 

      How did this happen?

    • D. 

      Who is that?

    • E. 

      Why should I watch?

  • 8. 
     The industry synonym for a closer shot is “a(n) ______ shot.”
    • A. 

      Tighter

    • B. 

      Establishing

    • C. 

      Near

    • D. 

      More Inside

    • E. 

      Snugger

  • 9. 
     In a particular sequence you are editing together a close-up and a wide shot of a man entering a swinging door. You want to make sure the door is in the same position in both shots. What you are trying to accomplish is commonly called:
    • A. 

      Negative splicing

    • B. 

      Correct screen direction

    • C. 

      Jump cut

    • D. 

      Matched Action

    • E. 

      Marriage of picture and sound

  • 10. 
     Which is the commonly-used industry term for “editing.”
    • A. 

      Dicing

    • B. 

      Cutting

    • C. 

      Snipping

    • D. 

      Splicing

    • E. 

      Chopping

  • 11. 
     Close-ups provide:
    • A. 

      A slower pace

    • B. 

      Better color

    • C. 

      Mystery

    • D. 

      Detail

    • E. 

      Confusion

  • 12. 
     Editing together two very similar shots is a bad thing called a:
    • A. 

      Chop Block

    • B. 

      Diced Edit

    • C. 

      Jump Cut

    • D. 

      Flash Frame

    • E. 

      Mismatched Splice

  • 13. 
     "In a particular sequence, you have a wide shot of a man with a hammer striking a nail. You also have a close-up shot of exactly the same action. If you were editing the sequence, where would be the best place for the edit?"
    • A. 

      In the middle of the nail-striking motion

    • B. 

      Just BEFORE he begins the motion to strike the nail.

    • C. 

      Just AFTER her strikes the nail.

    • D. 

      Either B or C would be correct.

    • E. 

      Any of three options would be equally effective.

  • 14. 
     Placing an edit AFTER a subject has left the frame or BEFORE she enters the frame solves what problem?
    • A. 

      Opposing Forces dilemmas

    • B. 

      Screen direction problems

    • C. 

      Time Flow issues

    • D. 

      Chop Block scenarios

    • E. 

      Marriage of picture and sound issues

  • 15. 
     When a narrator DESCRIBES what viewers see on screen, that is..."
    • A. 

      A technique for accomplishing “matched action.”

    • B. 

      A device for facilitating proper screen direction.

    • C. 

      An example of poor editing.

    • D. 

      A good example of the “marriage of picture and sound”

    • E. 

      A classic example of a “chop block.”

  • 16. 
     Why are “talking heads” most of what you see on TV?
    • A. 

      Most TV shows are shot in closed quarters

    • B. 

      It’s less expensive to shoot close-ups

    • C. 

      It shows human emotion better

    • D. 

      Studies show viewers are fixated on teeth.

  • 17. 
     A standard close-up  should cut the person off at:
    • A. 

      Knees

    • B. 

      Navel

    • C. 

      Armpit

    • D. 

      Waist

    • E. 

      Armpit

  • 18. 
     Which is NOT term used to describe a shot which takes in a whole scene:
    • A. 

      Wide shot

    • B. 

      Establishing shot

    • C. 

      Far shot

    • D. 

      Long shot

  • 19. 
     What happens if you violate the 180 Degree Rule?
    • A. 

      A Chop Block.

    • B. 

      A Jump Cut.

    • C. 

      Viewers won’t be able to see any scene “detail.”

    • D. 

      Screen Direction Problems.

    • E. 

      Time will seem to stand still.

  • 20. 
     Which is NOT a commonly used industry synonym for “wide shot”
    • A. 

      Long shot

    • B. 

      Establishing shot

    • C. 

      Far shot

  • 21. 
     This is a:
    • A. 

      Low angle shot

    • B. 

      Eye level shot

    • C. 

      High angle shot

  • 22. 
     What is this shot called?
    • A. 

      Super close-up

    • B. 

      Ultra close-up

    • C. 

      Mega close-up

    • D. 

      Extreme close-up

    • E. 

      Mega close-up

  • 23. 
     What is the only time it is OK to zoom?
    • A. 

      To set up your shot before you begin recording

    • B. 

      In the last shot of a sequence

    • C. 

      In the first shot of a sequence

    • D. 

      To follow a moving object

    • E. 

      C or D

  • 24. 
     In a well-composed shot, the space above the subject’s head is called:
    • A. 

      Top room

    • B. 

      Headroom

    • C. 

      Looking Room

    • D. 

      Hair-room

    • E. 

      Sky room

  • 25. 
     The space on the left half of this shot is called:
    • A. 

      Head Space

    • B. 

      Lead Room

    • C. 

      Looking room

    • D. 

      Playing room

    • E. 

      Head room

  • 26. 
     Which makes for better composition?
    • A. 

      Vertical lines

    • B. 

      Diagonal lines

    • C. 

      Horizontal lines

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 27. 
     Which makes for the best composition of moving objects?
    • A. 

      Objects that move away from the camera

    • B. 

      Objects that move toward the camera

    • C. 

      Objects that move left-to-right in front of the camera.

    • D. 

      B & C

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 28. 
     Professional camera operators realize that the key to a good shot is to:
    • A. 

      Zoom to add interest

    • B. 

      Pan to add interest

    • C. 

      Get as close as possible

    • D. 

      Stay back and remain unobtrusive

    • E. 

      B & D