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How many pins are normally found on the end of a professional audio cable?
What is an audio cable commonly known as?
What is commonly referred to a '416'?
What is the aspect ratio for digital video widescreen?
18 x 6
16 x 9
9 x 18
19 x 20
What colour do you balance on a camera, normally at the beginning of filming?
What is the 'fluffy' cover of a microphone called?
What type of microphone picks up 360 degree audio?
What term is used to describe a microphone that is placed on a person's chest area?
What is the long pole that a sound operator uses?
What is the sound recordist mobile, audio-mixing unit called?
What term is normally used to describe a shot that is slightly out of focus?
What are raw, unedited footage shot during the making of a motion picture called?
What Adobe software is normally associated with graphic effects?
A clapperboard necessary for filming...
A short paragraph outlining your film idea is called what?
Who's responsibility is it to plot camera positions?
What do you call the person who moves the lights around on a film set?
If you are being asked to type up a call sheet, what role are you in?
The term 'deep focus' is...?
Focusing of a filmed scene so as to make near and distant objects equally clear, a shot utilizing a large depth of field.
Focusing on background objects only.
What do you call the licence needed to take film equipment into a non-European country?
Which of the following is NOT the responsibility of the sound operator?
Three things a runner needs to do as part of their job.
Be flexible and well organised
Be able to take orders
Be able to think on your feet
'crossing the line' is referring to an imaginary line which cuts through the middle of the scene, from side to side with respect to the camera. Crossing the line changes the viewer's perspective in such as way that it causes disorientation and confusion. For this reason, crossing the line is something to be avoided...
In editing, in what order would you complete each of the following?