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This category is for quizzes that deal with some slightly different aspects of film - that of the business of movies, and that of the technique of making movies. We welcome quizzes on box office records, film theory and history, and camera use.   

There are 26 quizzes and 260 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Hollywood Movie Studio Names

The major Hollywood studios were named in two basic ways: for those in charge, or for a general quality that the makers hoped audiences would find in their films. All choices in this quiz are, or were, real studios; how well do you know their names?
Average (10 qns)
Gheelnory
Apr 16 10
615 plays
2
Leggo My Logo

You like the well-woven storyline; you applaud the actors' brilliant performance; and you love the stunning special effects, but can you name these 10 well-known studios that produced your favorite movies based on their logos and notable movies?
Very Easy (10 qns)
Matthew_07
Aug 13 11
717 plays
3
Making Movies When Silence Was Golden

A little history and some information about silent movies. You're guaranteed to learn something!
Average (10 qns)
H53
Aug 02 16
228 plays
4
Movie Studio Logos

Can you match the description of the logo with the proper studio?
Easy (10 qns)
nyirene330
Aug 27 16
390 plays
5
Steadicam - History and Use

The Steadicam is a relatively new camera, invented in the early 1980s. It gives a sort of gliding look to the frame. This quiz is on the history and use of that camera. Enjoy!
Tough (5 qns)
rj211
Jun 09 02
537 plays
6
The Wilhelm Scream

If you watch movies on a regular basis and are a complete trivia nerd like me, chances are you've heard the sound effect popularly known as the Wilhelm Scream. If you're also the kind of person who sits through the credits, you'll do just fine.
Average (10 qns)
OddballJunior
Aug 12 13
195 plays
7
Film School in Ten Questions

I'm shooting a movie on film...yes, that elusive four letter word that filmmakers salivate to. Can you help me with everything from planning to the final editing?
Average (10 qns)
eggman1020
Oct 25 09
507 plays
8
History of Film Genres 1900-1950 Part 2!

This quiz continues my 'History of Film Genres 1900-1950'. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
billybob87
Jan 06 07
960 plays
9
Censorship in Films

Many films have often been criticized for their content. Here are questions about film censorship and how it affected certain productions.
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
May 20 11
369 plays
10
Hollywood Records--Oscars and Actors

Here is a quiz on some records that were set in Hollywood for different things. Good luck!
Average (15 qns)
randyaimee
Jan 26 01
2094 plays
11
Let's Make a Film!

Sure, you like to watch movies, but have you ever thought of how many people it takes to make one? Watch the credits and see if you know who does each of these jobs.
Average (10 qns)
Tchochkekop
Oct 21 09
444 plays
12
Cinema History

Cinema history from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
fairytale
May 08 02
1566 plays
13
They Wrote Screenplays?

A number of successful writers ventured into Hollywood to write screenplays although their fame rests elsewhere. Here are a few that made their way to Tinsel Town.
Tough (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
Jun 03 13
267 plays
14
History of Film Genres 1900-1950

I just started my Film minor and History of World Cinema 1 was the first class I took. Here's a review of some of the early cinema, up to and including film noir (in two parts).
Average (10 qns)
billybob87
Jan 04 07
663 plays
15
I Left My Heart...

... in that movie project! Inspired by reading about Richard Attenborough's cherished project, this quiz looks at movies that some great film makers had their hearts set on making but which they never made.
Average (10 qns)
Upstart3
Sep 02 14
291 plays
16
Firsts in Movies

Movies have been around in various shapes and forms since the late 19th Century. This quiz looks at some famous (and perhaps not-so-famous) movie firsts.
Average (10 qns)
timence
Jul 19 12
396 plays
17
Weaving Masterpiece Movies: The Secrets Unveiled

Loved watching "Star Wars", "The Matrix", "A Fistful of Dollars" or "Macbeth"? Enter this cinematheque session to discover the surprising secrets of their beauty.
Tough (10 qns)
zanazana
Jan 18 08
342 plays
18
RKO

From its beginnings in the early 30s to its end in the late 50s, RKO Radio Pictures made its individual mark on Hollywood.
Tough (20 qns)
tjoebigham
Jun 21 01
645 plays
19
Film Basics

This is a very basic quiz on filmic elements, from camera technique to genre. Much of this information is garnered from Bordwell and Thompson's 'Film Art'. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
rj211
Apr 04 02
1791 plays
20
Set in One Place, Filmed in Another

For one reason or another, many film settings are improvised. Often the setting does not exist or is inaccessible. Tell me where the following films and parts of films were shot. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
hews
Mar 06 03
696 plays
21
Quizzywood - Movie Capitals of the World

In a tribute to Hollywood, CA, film capital of America and perhaps the world, several other regional film capitals have adopted nicknames containing the word "wood".
Average (10 qns)
zombipi
Nov 02 15
207 plays
22
A Film By Any Other Name

Sometimes the movie title we see on the marquee is chosen towards the end, not the beginning of the project. See how many of these films you can match to their earlier working titles (references are to original films, or the first in a series).
Average (10 qns)
BudBarryBob
Jun 28 16
363 plays
23
The Science and Technology of Motion Pictures

This is a quiz on the early scientific principles and technologies that contributed to what we know as film today. Enjoy!
Tough (5 qns)
rj211
Sep 28 02
666 plays
24
MovieTerms

This should be an interesting quiz about terms used in film making, on movie sets. It's not hard, but keep a close eye on your spelling in the (few) fill in questions. Please have fun.
Tough (10 qns)
caaro
Aug 10 00
1122 plays
25
Movie Special Effects and Makeup Men

This is derived from the book, 'Men, Makeup and Monsters' and about the men who created the effects and characters we love so much.
Difficult (10 qns)
Piccolo-san
Apr 14 02
408 plays
26
Special Effects Artists

Know your special effects artists.
Tough (5 qns)
Untouchablesrock
Oct 17 01
381 plays
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