Melodrama makes ________ its highest priority, and everyone is subservient  to it.

Question 1 (1 point)

Question 1 Unsaved

Lumet contends the Studio system has always treated writers very well

Question 1 options:TrueFalseSave

Question 2 (1 point)

Question 2 Unsaved

Melodrama makes ________ its highest priority, and everyone is subservient  to it.

Question 2 options:



The storyline



Question 3 (1 point)

Question 3 Unsaved

For Lumet, saying “print” is his biggest responsibility.

Question 3 options:TrueFalseSave

Question 4 (1 point)

Question 4 Unsaved

Above the line costs include: Director, Actors, Property, Writer, and…

Question 4 options:

The gaffer

The Producer

The lights

The camera


Question 5 (1 point)

Question 5 Unsaved

Melodrama is a __________ that makes the implausible  plausible.

Question 5 options:

heightened theatricality



Rigid tale


Question 6 (1 point)

Question 6 Unsaved

A “setup” is

Question 6 options:

A trick played on the actors

A dramatic device

A three piece light kit

The preparation for the next take


Question 7 (1 point)

Question 7 Unsaved

Once Lumet accepts a movie the most critical question for him becomes

Question 7 options:

What is the movie about?

Who is the cast?

What should the movie feel like?

What should the movie look like?


Question 8 (1 point)

Question 8 Unsaved

When the director yells “Print,” this means

Question 8 options:

That section of the script will be revised.

A still image of that scene will be made for promotions.

The take will go to the lab to be developed.

The take was no good and they should go again.


Question 9 (1 point)

Question 9 Unsaved

Lumet reveals that he prefers to have as much of the production team as possible present during the First Reading

Question 9 options:TrueFalseSave

Question 10 (1 point)

Question 10 Unsaved

During the First Reading the writer is often the last to arrive.

Question 10 options:TrueFalseSave

Question 11 (1 point)

Question 11 Unsaved

A completion bond is a document which guarantees a movie will be completed per its contractual terms.

Question 11 options:TrueFalseSave

Question 12 (1 point)

Question 12 Unsaved

For Lumet it’s “critical that we agree on the _________ of the screenplay

Question 12 options:






Question 13 (1 point)

Question 13 Unsaved

Having a star cast in the film will always make it better

Question 13 options:TrueFalseSave

Question 14 (1 point)

Question 14 Unsaved

Sidney Lumet admits he only says “yes” to movies that speak to his heart and match his philosophy.

Question 14 options:TrueFalse