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1

The talent agencies which assemble “deal packages” have usurped some of the power of the big studios in determining what films are made and who stars in them. True or False?

True

2

An ensemble refers to the cast of a film with a number of leading roles as opposed to any one starring role dominating the others. True or False?

True

3

Most authentic movie stars – those who have enjoyed long, successful careers – project essential qualities of their own personalities on the screen. True or False?

True

4

Good acting involves which of the following?

Getting to know the deepest qualities of the character’s personality

5

The Method acting of Lee Strasbourg in New York City involved what?

Not sure

6

Doing a behaviour so that it starts to seep inside is known as what?

The Stanslavski Method

7

The three types of actors are what?

Impersonators, Interpreters, Commentators and Personality Actors

8

Who would make the worst substitute actor for Clint Eastwood?

Robert DeNiro

9

Which of these directors is said to have treated actors like cattle?

Alfred Hitchcock

10

There is general agreement among critics and directors that the actor’s role in film should be what?

A subordinate role, one of many elements to make a great film

11

The type of actor who uses sustained, intense dialogue and projects an emotional and psychological depth is called what?

Dramatic Actor

12

The voice is the chief instrument of expression for whom?

The Actor

13

What are Actors whose primary “talent” is to be themselves?

Personality Actors

14

An audience’s response to an actor depends on what?

Their likability of the characters they play

15

Actors who are cast as friends, adversaries, employers, employees, or foils to the major stars and provide a sounding board for them are called what?

Supporting players/ actors

16

Actors of the same gender are generally cast with what idea?

Coloring, built, height and voice quality

17

Actors who assume a wide variety of characters who have little in common with each other are called what?

Scatters

18

How is the casting of extras done?

Casting director goes to the shooting location in advance and carefully picks the right people to be his/her extras

19

Actors who color a role by filtering it through their own best individual qualities, instincts, and abilities are known as what?

Interpreters