Q1.) What kind of transitional device, often including a change of place or time, slides across the screen and replaces the original shot?
Q2.) If a filmmaker deliberately manipulates shots so that the transitions between them are not smooth, continuous, or coherent, what kind of editing is being employed?
Q3.) What do the transitional fade-in and fade-out devices allow a scene to do?
Q4.) In terms of cinematic duration, the ___________ is an arc that measures information in a shot; at the curve’s peak, the viewer has absorbed the information from a shot and is ready to move on to the next shot.
Q5.) Lev Kuleshov discovered that two shots __________ any actual relationship to one another if the first shot is an action followed by another shot that is a reaction.
Q6.) What do we call a transitional device in which one shot is gradually superimposed over another while the original shot fades out?
Q7.) Throughout their work, film editors must collaborate with the director and be resilient enough to withstand which typical scenario?
Q8.) To maintain consistent screen direction, filmmakers must adhere to what cinematic convention?
Q9.) What kind of editing refers to the editing of two or more actions taking place at the same time but creating a single scene rather than two distinct actions?
Q10.) What kind of cut shows us the continuation of a character’s or object’s motion through space without actually showing us the entire action?
Q11.) What kind of editing is the editing of subjective shots that show a scene exactly the way the character sees it?
Q12.) The __________ of shots within a scene can cause us to have a fairly complex sense of the overall space, even if no shot discloses more than a fraction of that space to us at a time.
Q13.) Which type of cut presents an instantaneous advance in the action?
Q14.) In the 1940s and 1950s, a typical Hollywood movie would run approximately ________ and contain about 1,000 shots.
Q15.) The spilt-screen has been in the mainstream of filmmaking since which film by Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber was released in 1913?
Q16.) The two explicit values of every shot are _________ and ___________.
Q17.)What kind of cut shows us the continuation of a character’s or object’s motion through space without actually showing us the entire action?
Q18.) What do filmmakers call the interruption of chronological plot time with a shot or series of shots that show an event that has happened earlier in the story?
Q19.) In Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), what object is used in a graphic match cut to a spaceship?
Q20.) You can most effectively analyze an editor’s contributions to a film by examining individual scenes and trying to understand how their parts ____________.
Q22.) What kind of cut often matches basic shapes (circles, squares, triangles) and provides a strong sense of design and order?
Q23.) A freeze-frame is a still image within a movie, created by repetitive printing of the same frame, so that the image can be seen without movement for ____________.
Q24.) The pacing and ________of a movie can be measured in either slow or fast terms.
Q25.) When used in continuity editing, what type of shot is typically framed over each character’s shoulder to preserve screen direction?
Q26.) The editing of most contemporary narrative movies is made to be as _________ as possible.
Q27.) In Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (1958), the eyeline match cut, which is also a graphic match cut, establishes continuity between Madeleine Elster’s bouquet and which other object?
Q28.) The technique for the actual joining together of two shots is often called _______ or ______.
Q29.) What part of a movie has its own internal requirements that signal to the editor how long to make each shot and with what rhythm to combine those shots?
Q30.) What kind of cut often matches basic shapes (circles, squares, triangles) and provides a strong sense of design and order?
Q32.) What was the ratio of unused to used footage in Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now (1979)?
Q33.) What is the most common manipulation of time through editing?
Q24.) What is a freeze-frame often used to underscore?
Q35.) John Ford’s The Searchers (1956) opens with a master shot of which American landmark?
Q36.) What kind of editing is the cutting together of two or more lines of action that occur simultaneously?
Q37.) The spilt-screen has been in the mainstream of filmmaking since which film by Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber was released in 1913?
Q38.) If a director uses a reverse-angle shot, how is the 180-degree rule treated?
Q39.) “Tex” Cobb’s motorcycle jump in Joel and Ethan Coen’s Raising Arizona (1987) is a simple example of which cinematic device used for comic effect?
Q40.) In Lawrence of Arabia (1962), director David Lean created what legendary match cut?
Q41.) Cross cutting refers to editing that cuts between two or more lines of action usually occurring ______________.
Q42.) What is the literal translation of the French word montage in English?
Q43.) In reference to time, what does an ellipsis generally signify in a movie?
Q44.) What two types of editing advantages did D. W. Griffith create in Birth of a Nation (1915) by rarely carrying over the action from shot to shot, but instead creating a series of details from different viewpoints?
Q45.) What quality of a film is the pace at which it moves forward by varying the duration of the shots in relationship to one another?
Q46.) One of the most powerful effects of film editing is the creation of _______ in the mind of the viewer?
Q47.) Today’s movies run between two and three hours and are composed of about how many shots?
Q48.) What transitional device establishes a thematic connection between in the parts of John Ford’s My Darling Clementine (1946)?
Q49.) In Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund’s City of God (2002), the “Chasing the Chicken” scene is composed of which two parts?
Q50.) What do we call the process by which the editor combines and coordinates individual shots into a cinematic whole?
Q52.) In John Ford’s The Searchers (1956), the master shot establishes which two motifs?
Q53.) The editor is responsible for managing the following aspects of the final film:
Q54.) What kind of cut joins one person’s point of view looking offscreen with another’s that is the object of that gaze?
Q55.) Intercutting refers to the editing of two or more simultaneous actions to create what kind of action?
Q56.) The master shot is also sometimes used as a cover shot to what ends?
Q57.) In Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless (1969), what kind of shot is used deliberately and effectively to create a syncopated rhythm?
Q58.) In Napoleon (1927) Abel Gance introduced which multiscreen technique used in the epic pillow fight scene?
Q59.) What do filmmakers call the interruption of chronological plot time with a shot or series of shots that shows images from the plot’s future?
Q60.) What expressive use of patterns using a dynamic form of editing did Sergei Eisenstein pioneer, as demonstrated in the “Odessa Steps” sequence of Battleship Potemkin (1925)?
Q61.) In Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund’s City of God (2002), the shots of Li’l Ze are heavily fragmented and made with a handheld camera emphasizing his what?