Flashcards in Week 9: Review Questions (DIRECTORS) Deck (17):
Can the amount of control that directors exercise over the films they’re involved with vary widely?
Can a director’s style be determined through careful study of only one of his films?
No, needs to at least be three
Generally, does the cinematographer play no part in contributing to the visual style of a film, since the decisions on visual style are usually the exclusive responsibility of the director?
No, the cinematographer plays a big role
Since it is actually created by others, can the musical score be considered a part of the director’s style?
Which of the following is not a special trick of editing?
Tricks of editing: parallel cutting, fragmented cutting, dialog overlaps
When the camera views the action as a remote spectator, this kind of directorial approach is called what?
What is the first consideration in analyzing visual style?
Which of the following is not an element of a director’s style?
Director’s style: Subject matter, cinematography, casting, score and sound, setting
When the camera moves as little as possible, what is this kind of directorial approach called?
What is the first pattern to determine in studying a director?
Looking for special qualities not found in other directors
Which of the following is considered the ultimate auteur director?
Concerning the role of the film director, Orson Welles once remarked, “You could almost say that a director presides over what?
What do you call the way a director chooses to organize the events of the story in a film?
The narrative structure
When the camera moves mostly through panning and tilting, what is this kind of directorial approach called?
The fixed camera
In the days of the Hollywood studio system, who exercised the most creative control over the finished film?
Which director is known as “the Master of Suspense”?
When the camera views the scene from the visual or emotional viewpoint of a participant in the action, how is this type of directorial device is known?