Intro to Humanities: Chapter 7 Quiz

Topics: Film Analysis
A filmmaking technique that alters between two separate actions related by theme, mood, or plot to create suspense.

A classification of film that attempts to record actuality using primarily either a sociological or a journalistic approach.

What art form is described as aesthetic communication through the design of time and three-dimensional space compressed into a two-dimensional image?

Fictional film that tells a story.

The quality of a film that enables it to be cut, spliced, and ordered according to the desires of the filmmaker.


In filmmaking, a single shot of an entire piece of action, taken to facilitate the assembly of the film in the editing process.
Master shot

An editing technique in cinema that includes a rapid succession of images or a compression or elongation of time.

What type of camera shot is seen in the above clip?
Close up

In film, this term refers to how the visual materials are staged, framed, and photographed.


A filmmaking method to draw attention in which the actors look or talk into the camera.
Direct address

Which term below BEST identifies the editing technique seen in the above clip?
Jump cut

In filmmaking, a form of optical transition in which an invisible line moves across the screen, eliminating one shot and revealing the next.

A transitional device in filmmaking created by closing or opening the aperture of the camera lens.
Iris in/iris out

According to this theory, whoever controls the mise-en-scene is the true author of the film.

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Sergei M. Eisenstein’s film Battleship Potemkin is one of the most influential films ever made due in part because it added this new dimension to film language:
Montage editing

In cinema, this camera viewpoint is roughly analogous to the third-person narrative in literature.

In film, this person serves the function of converting the mise-en-scene from three-dimensional to two-dimensional space.

According to Louis Giannetti, this term refers to the voyeuristic aspect of cinema.
The gaze

A technique of editing that breaks the continuity of time by moving forward from one part of the action to another.
Jump cut

The viewpoint in filmmaking in which the scene unfolds as if the audience were actually participating in it.

A filmmaking technique in which natural or outdoor lighting is used and the camera is hand-held, while the film appears unsteady.

In filmmaking when the main object of interest stays clear while the remainder of the scene blurs of focus.

In filmmaking, the camera rotates horizontally while keeping it fixed vertically.

Which term below BEST identifies the editing technique seen in the above clip?

What type of camera shot is seen in the above clip?
Extreme long shot

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