Film Crew Duties

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Film Crew Duties - Quiz

A look at the titles and duties of the individuals responsible for producing a film


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A __________________________ oversees and delivers a film project to the film studio or other financing entity, while preserving the integrity and goal of the film.
    • A. 

      Screenwriter

    • B. 

      Production Designer

    • C. 

      Cinematographer

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 2. 
    ___________________ oversees the actors and film crew while guiding the technical crew through the shoot.
    • A. 

      Producer

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Gaffer

    • D. 

      Cinematographer

  • 3. 
    The ___________ is concerned with film financing. The ___________ is concerned with creative issues, and the ______________________ is involved with hiring crew and scheduling the crew.
    • A. 

      Producer, Executive Producer, Line Producer

    • B. 

      Executive Producer, Producer, Line Producer

    • C. 

      Line Producer, Producer, Executive Producer

    • D. 

      Line Producer, Line Producer, Executive Producer

  • 4. 
    The _____________________ makes deals on equipment.
    • A. 

      Executive Producer

    • B. 

      Producer

    • C. 

      Line Producer

    • D. 

      Cinematographer

  • 5. 
    The _____________________ writes the script.
    • A. 

      Producer

    • B. 

      Screenwriter

    • C. 

      Director

    • D. 

      Assistant Director

  • 6. 
    __________________ supervises the filming of movies. He/she is responsible for the look and feel of a film.
    • A. 

      Cinematographer

    • B. 

      Cameraman

    • C. 

      Script Supervisor

    • D. 

      Director of Photography

  • 7. 
    The ______________ is responsible for pressing the record button on a camera.
    • A. 

      Cameraman

    • B. 

      Director of Photography

    • C. 

      Cinematographer

    • D. 

      Gaffer

  • 8. 
    A _____________________ is the person responsible for maintaining the motion picture's internal continuity in shooting the film from beginning to end.
    • A. 

      Director

    • B. 

      Producer

    • C. 

      Script Supervisor/Continuity

    • D. 

      Cinematographer

  • 9. 
    The ___________________ is in charge of the lighting for a movie or television set.
    • A. 

      Gaffer

    • B. 

      Grip

    • C. 

      Clapper

    • D. 

      Best Gaffer

  • 10. 
    The ________________ must build and control all the equipment for a film.
    • A. 

      Gaffer

    • B. 

      Key Grip

    • C. 

      Key Gaffer

    • D. 

      Grip

  • 11. 
    ____________________ is the main assistant to the Key Grip.
    • A. 

      Best Boy

    • B. 

      Gaffer

    • C. 

      Rigger

    • D. 

      Cinematographer

  • 12. 
    The ______________ is also called the chief lighting technician.
    • A. 

      Grip

    • B. 

      Gaffer

    • C. 

      Key Grip

    • D. 

      Mover

  • 13. 
    The ________________ moves around a dolly.
    • A. 

      Grip

    • B. 

      Best Boy

    • C. 

      Key Grip

    • D. 

      Clapper

  • 14. 
    The ____________________ makes sounds for the movie directly into the movie (In Sync).
    • A. 

      Sound Effects Artist

    • B. 

      Interface Designer

    • C. 

      Foley Artist

    • D. 

      Editor

  • 15. 
    The ______________ is responsible for finding sounds outside of the film for use in the film outside of the actual sound track.
    • A. 

      Special Effects

    • B. 

      Sound Effects Artists

    • C. 

      Foley Artist

    • D. 

      GC Technician

  • 16. 
    The ____________________ is responsible for purchasing, acquiring, or manufacturing items for the set of a production.
    • A. 

      Gaffer

    • B. 

      Property Master

    • C. 

      Director

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 17. 
    The grip is in charge of all lighting and electricity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Gaffers are often expected to have a truck in their possession that is full of lighting equipment and other equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    There are two types of best boys (main assistants), electrical and grip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The _____________________ handles how the production will be distributed on DVD and Blue Ray.
    • A. 

      Foley Artist

    • B. 

      CGI

    • C. 

      Key Grip

    • D. 

      Interface Designer

  • 21. 
    The Sound Supervisor oversees ADR, Foley, and recording engineers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The clapper always works alone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Shoot Sequence: 1) Director Quiet, then Camera; 2) Camera operator says speed; 3) Clapper; 4) Director yells action; 5) Director yells cut (to end); and Camera operator says clear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Production Designer can and has also been known as the Art Director, though those roles have been split out today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The director is responsible for finding funding for a film.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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