Mm Production Quiz #1--video Production Terminology

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Production Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess students knowledge of various video production terms and camera shots, angles, and movements.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The producer is the individual who handles, operates, and trains others on the use of the camera.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Midshot is the most common view, being the real-world angle that we are all used to. It shows subjects as we would expect to see them in real life. It is a fairly neutral shot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The editor creates and edits text, video and effects on video editing machines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An aerial shot is an extremely high angle view of a subject usually taken from a crane or a high stationary camera position, but may also refer to a shot taken from an actual airplane or helicopter
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The pan camera movement involves rotating the camera left or right.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Zoom is technicall not a camera move, but a change in the lens focal length with gives the illusion of moving the camera closer or further away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Fade in or fade out are transitions between two scenes where the first merges imperceptibly into the second.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A short publicty film which advertises a film or forthcoming presentations describes what a trailer is all about.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Final Copy is footage of everything that is captured during a production.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    No tripod available?  No problem...you can use the hand held method in capturing your shot.  Brace yourself and steady as she goes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    __________ is the command by a pointed finger to start the action.
  • 12. 
    A __________ camera shot is used when a certain feature or part of the subject takes up the whole frame
  • 13. 
    __________ is the camera movement where the camera moves horizontally with the action.
  • 14. 
    _______ is the camera movement when the camera is moving physicall in/out from the scene while recording.
  • 15. 
    The __________ has the job of holding the camera steady and can assist in the camera movements of tilt and pan.
  • 16. 
    When you announce this word as a cameraman you are telling your talent that a recording of footage has stopped.  _________
  • 17. 
    During the editing process,  __________________ are used as effects that take place from one source to another such as fade in, fade out or dissolve.
  • 18. 
    ______ is a change in a camera lens focal length in and out.  It is a measurement of telephoto and wide.
  • 19. 
    _____________ is what a floor director or camera announces when a scene is about to be recorded.
  • 20. 
    ________ is the natural sound that is recorded onto the camera during a shot.  For example, if I was trucking along shooting a cross country runner the sound recorded would probably include him/her breathing, sounds of the feet running and any natural outdoor sounds that are occuring such as wind/birds, etc.
  • 21. 
    Shows some part of the subject in more detail while still giving the impression of the whole subject.
    • A. 

      Full Shot

    • B. 

      Mid Shot

    • C. 

      Long Shot

    • D. 

      Establishing Shot

  • 22. 
    All of the following are floor director/cameraman voice commands except....
    • A. 

      3,2,1...pointed finger

    • B. 

      Standby

    • C. 

      Cue

    • D. 

      5,4,

  • 23. 
    This type of conversation shot shoots a profiled (side view) medium two shot of two individuals interacting
    • A. 

      Face to face

    • B. 

      Interviewing

    • C. 

      Two shot

    • D. 

      Over the shoulder

  • 24. 
    This type of camera angle shows the subject from slightly above eye-level, i.e. the camera is angled down towards the subject. This has the effect of diminishing the subject, making them appear less powerful, less significant or even submissive.
    • A. 

      Low Angle

    • B. 

      Bird's Eye View

    • C. 

      High Angle

    • D. 

      Steep Angle

  • 25. 
    When the camera is acting as the eyes of the subject.
    • A. 

      Acting Eyes

    • B. 

      Eye On

    • C. 

      Point of View

    • D. 

      Over the Shoulder

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