Chapter 2 section 2 Notes
the person who decides the placement of lighting instruments, the
appropriate color of light to use, and which lamps should be used in the
the person who keeps all the production
Chapter 1 Notes
A television advertisement for a product or service. Also called a spot.
A broadcast station that has aligned itself with a particular network. The
network provides a certain number of hours of daily programming. The
Unit 1 Notes
name given to the prestigious film awards presented each year by the
1) any movement or series of events (usually rehearsed) that take place
before the camera and propel the story forwards toward its conclusion 2)
Film Production Notes
What is an option?
The right to produce the movie by paying a fee to the original creator.
What is development?
Process of getting from an original story to the point where a film or TV
project is ready for financing and production.
Exam 1 part 2
creates and sets up area; architectural
helps set designer illustrate what he's looking for
decorates film set
locates then purchases/rents set pieces
apply and removes "set dressings"
Homework Set 1
Who said, "what use is cinema if it trails after literature" ?
Who said, "most images are illustrations, slaves to text. Before literacy,
could this have been true?"
Characters can be:
fictional, real, or bas
Exam 1 part 1
Key Productive Team
Producer, Director, Screenwriter
initiates/coordinates/supervises all things pertaining to the film
oversees all aspects of filmmaking; may have no control over
editing/casting; can influence locations,
Homework Set 2
Who is credited with recognizing the importance of 'real' emotion over
leading, supporting, ensemble, star, non-professional, extra
Different ways to direct actors w/ examples:
Homework Set 4
What does ADR stand for?
Automated Dialogue Replacement
3 reasons to use foley?
1. Weren't able to pick up while filming (necessity)
2. Props didn't actually make sound (morality)
3. Sounds better (convenience)
3 kinds of sound transitions?
Chapter 2 section 1 Notes
the person who delivers the news from the news desk set in a studio
the person who schedules necessary equipment and personnel to cover the
stories for the day's newscast
Assistant Director (AD)
Homework Set 3
Who said, "Cinema is sculpting in time"?
Who said, "the foundation of film art is editing"?
What is the purpose and function of editing?
Cut down action in space and time
Create meanings and multiple perspectives
Exam 1 part 3
What are 3 differences between still photographs and motion pictures?
1. realism (motion of the subjects)
2. changing perspective (camera movement)
3. time (film is a time based art, similar to music/theater)
4. inclusion of sound (complemen