Pre Production Quiz

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Production Quizzes & Trivia

Pre Production Quiz for section 101


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is responsible for finding the script, hiring a director and talent and securing finance?
    • A. 

      Executive Producer

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Production Assistant

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 2. 
    Who works with the UPM to set up the shooting schedule and then executes it.  His skills lie in knowing how long it will take to get a shot.
    • A. 

      Assistant Director

    • B. 

      Director of photography

    • C. 

      Camera Operator

    • D. 

      Casting Director

  • 3. 
    Who controls all of the shot by shot, moment to moment decisions.  Even though he can put input during preproduction, he isn’t the boss until he is on set.
    • A. 

      Director

    • B. 

      Camera Operator

    • C. 

      Assistant Director

    • D. 

      Producer

  • 4. 
    Who is in charge of choosing the film stock, assembling the camera package, lighting the set, and getting the shot, all with the help of a rather extensive crew?
    • A. 

      Director of Photography

    • B. 

      Key Grip

    • C. 

      Lighting Crew

    • D. 

      Boom Operator

  • 5. 
    Who is the head of the lighting crew, but, more than that, he is here to help the DP get the right amount of the right kind of light?
    • A. 

      Boom Operator

    • B. 

      Camera Operator

    • C. 

      Production Assistant

    • D. 

      Gaffer

  • 6. 
    Who supervises the setup, moving, adjustment and tear-down of chromakey screens, lighting and camera support equipment (c-stands, flags, nets,silks, reflectors, and so on), creature comforts (dressing rooms, craft services,  tables, tents, and so on)?
    • A. 

      Unit Production Manager

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Key Grip

    • D. 

      Director of Photography

  • 7. 
    Who is responsible for choosing and placing the proper microphones, monitoring the sound levels during a take, and coordinating with the camera and lighting crews to ensure the microphone is out of the frame and not casting shadows?
    • A. 

      Production Assistant

    • B. 

      Sound Engineer

    • C. 

      Unit Production Manager

    • D. 

      Key Grip

  • 8. 
    Who is conceptual and integrates several departments—sets, costumes, and props—to create an integrated whole, an environment where the film can take place?
    • A. 

      Location Manager

    • B. 

      Casting Director

    • C. 

      Director

    • D. 

      Production Designer

  • 9. 
    Who is in charge of identifying, acquiring, and maintaining all props used in the film?
    • A. 

      Prop Master

    • B. 

      Production Designer

    • C. 

      Assistant Director

    • D. 

      Director

  • 10. 
    When on a small show, the DP may run the camera himself (sometimes the director will even do it), but on shows of any size, there needs to be someone who is concentrating exclusively on maintaining the composition in the viewfinder?
    • A. 

      Camera Operator

    • B. 

      Assistant Director

    • C. 

      Key Grip

    • D. 

      Casting Director

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