Production Roles - Media

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  • 1. 
    The ‘Key Creative Team’ consists of:
    • A. 

      Executive producer, Director, Screenwriter

    • B. 

      Producer, Director, Screenwriter

    • C. 

      Producer, Director, Secretary

    • D. 

      Cinematographer, Executive Producer, Director

  • 2. 
    Which of the following production phases is the producer involved in?Select all the correct answers
    • A. 

      Pre production

    • B. 

      Production

    • C. 

      Post production

    • D. 

      Past production

  • 3. 
    What is the role of an executive producer?
    • A. 

      Make a financial contribution to the project

    • B. 

      Facilitate funding

    • C. 

      Invest in the project

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Who’s job is it to make sure that the filming stays on schedule and within budget?
    • A. 

      Production Manager

    • B. 

      Production Coordinator

    • C. 

      Production Supervisor

    • D. 

      Production Accountant

  • 5. 
    The First Assistant Director’s main job is to:
    • A. 

      Work closely with the Production Coordinator to create the daily Call Sheets that let the crew know the schedule and important details about the shooting day

    • B. 

      Move actors from unit base, organise crowd scenes, and supervise one or more production assistants

    • C. 

      Oversee day-to-day management of the cast and crew scheduling, equipment, script, and the set

  • 6. 
    The Second Assistant Director’s main job is to:
    • A. 

      Work closely with the Production Coordinator to create the daily Call Sheets that let the crew know the schedule and important details about the shooting day

    • B. 

      Move actors from unit base, organise crowd scenes, and supervise one or more production assistants

    • C. 

      Oversee day-to-day management of the cast and crew scheduling, equipment, script, and the set

  • 7. 
    The Third Assistant Director’s main job is to:
    • A. 

      Work closely with the Production Coordinator to create the daily Call Sheets that let the crew know the schedule and important details about the shooting day

    • B. 

      Move actors from unit base, organise crowd scenes, and supervise one or more production assistants

    • C. 

      Oversee day-to-day management of the cast and crew scheduling, equipment, script, and the set

  • 8. 
    The Script Supervisor is also known as:
    • A. 

      Continuity

    • B. 

      Continuance

    • C. 

      Screen Writer

    • D. 

      Script Coordinator

  • 9. 
    Which of these describes the role of the Script Editor?
    • A. 

      Responsible for producing each draft of the script and annotating it for ease of use for the production team.

    • B. 

      Provides a critical overview of the screenwriting process, using their analytical skills to help the screenwriter identify problems and thereby help to strengthen and develop the screenplay.

  • 10. 
    The Cinematographer (DOP) is:
    • A. 

      The head of the camera and framing department of the film

    • B. 

      The head of the camera operators of the film

    • C. 

      The head of the camera and lighting department of the film

    • D. 

      The head of camera loading and electrics of the film

  • 11. 
    The First Assistant Camera is also known as
    • A. 

      Clapper Loader

    • B. 

      Focus Puller

    • C. 

      Director of photography

    • D. 

      Camera Production Assistant

  • 12. 
    The Second Assistant Camera is also known as
    • A. 

      Clapper Loader

    • B. 

      Focus Puller

    • C. 

      Director of photography

    • D. 

      Camera Production Assistant

  • 13. 
    The Best Boy (electrical) is: 
    • A. 

      The son of the best man at a wedding

    • B. 

      The chief assistant to the Gaffer

    • C. 

      The chief assistant to the Producer

    • D. 

      The chief assistant to the Lighting Technican

  • 14. 
    The Gaffer is sometimes credited as:
    • A. 

      Chief electrical technician

    • B. 

      Gaffer technician

    • C. 

      Chief lighting technician

    • D. 

      Lighting technician

  • 15. 
    A Foley Artist:
    • A. 

      Is responsible for writing the music

    • B. 

      Creates and records sound effects

    • C. 

      Creates special visual effects

    • D. 

      Is the head of the electrical department

  • 16. 
    The person responsible for creating the physical, visual appearance of the film is the:
    • A. 

      Director of Photography

    • B. 

      Set Designer

    • C. 

      Production Designer

    • D. 

      Production Coordinator

  • 17. 
    The following roles belong to which production period?Editor, Compositor, Foley Artist
    • A. 

      Pre production

    • B. 

      Production

    • C. 

      Post production

  • 18. 
    The Sound Editor is responsible for:
    • A. 

      Assembling and editing all sound effects in the soundtrack

    • B. 

      Assembling and editing all dialogue in the soundtrack

    • C. 

      Creating and recording the sound effects for a soundtrack

    • D. 

      Assembling and editing all music in the soundtrack

  • 19. 
    An ‘offline editor’ assembles various shots into a coherent film. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    An ‘online editor’ assembles various shots into a coherent film. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Producer is basically in charge of the creative success of the film 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Director is basically in charge of the creative success of the film.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The Director does not have to answer to anyone – he or she is totally in charge of the production. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Production Manager directly supervises the Production Coordinator. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The Cinematographer is also known as the:
    • A. 

      Chief Lighting Technician

    • B. 

      Visual Effects Supervisor

    • C. 

      Director of Visual Effects

    • D. 

      Director of Photography