Film Industry

February 5, 2010 at 9:55 am 1 comment

INTRODUCTION

Material Completo aqui Film Characteristics(2)

Film Workshop Film Industry

Quiz : how much do you know about it ?

1. The cinema is also called     a- the 7th wonder of the world

b- the 7th art

c- the 7th movie

2. It was invented by               a- the Warner Brothers

b- the Paramount Brothers

c- the Lumière Brothers

3. The first films were                 a- talkies

b- silent films

c- documentaries

4. Which of these film studios is not American ?          a- Fox                           c- Cinecitta

b- Universal                  d- Pixar

Film genres

Write the different words in the correct box:

Actions films – adventure films –-  cartoons – comedies – crime films – dramas – gangster films – historical films – horror films – musicals – science fiction films – thrillers – war films – westerns

1 2 3 4 5 6
13

7

8
14

9

10
15

11

12

Cinema-related words

Read the definitions and fill in the blanks with the correct words:

actors – film director  – movie theatre –  screen – producer – stuntmen  – set –

special effects –

The ……………………………. is in charge of the making of the film

When you want to see a new film, you go to a …………………………..

This man finds the financing for a film and supervises its making: the …………………..

The film is projected on the ……………………….

This is the place where the film is shot: the ……………..

They play the characters in a story; they are the …………………….

The …………………………… do all the dangerous actions in a film

They are artificial means to create an illusion in a movie: …………………………………….

FAMOUS  FILM MAKERS – THEIR FILMS – THEIR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: match all of them

Alfred Hitchcock                                  Life is beautiful                         Denmark

Pedro Almodovar                                E.T                                             Spain

Roberto Benigni                                   Breaking the waves                 Poland

Luc Besson                                           The pianist                                America

Lars von Trier                                          The 5th Element                   Italy

Roman Polanski                                   Psycho                                     England

Steven Spielberg                                  Volver                                      France

Find the adjectives corresponding to the countries:                Hitchcock was ………………………..

Almodovar is …………………………..

Benigni is ………………………………..

Besson is …………………………………

Van Trier is ………………………………

Polanski is ………………………………..

Spielberg is ………………………………

Great steps in the history of cinema

The first film by Charlie Chaplin (1921)

The first talkie (1927)

The Warner Bros Company was born (1926)

The first edition of the Cannes Festival (1946)

Complete the following sentences using the correct past form of the verbs given:

shoot – create –  discover – make

Alan Crosland ……………… the first talkie in 1927

The first Charlie Chaplin film was ………………. in 1921

The Warner Brothers ………………………. their company in 1926

People …………………….. the Cannes Festival  in 1946

FILM FESTIVALS and AWARDS AROUND THE WORLD: match them all

Academy Awards                   Berlin, Germany                       Grand Prix of the Jury

Mostra                                     Los Angeles, USA                     The Golden Shell

International Film Festival         Deauville, France                    The Golden Bear

Berlinale                                   San Sebastian, Spain               The Golden Lion

American Film Festival            Venice, Italy                             Oscars

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