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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 28 quizzes and 280 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Hollywood Movie Studio Names cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gheelnory, Apr 16 10

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?
Gheelnory gold member
Apr 16 10
660 plays
trivia quiz  Making Movies When Silence Was Golden cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, H53, Aug 02 16

A little history and some information about silent movies. You're guaranteed to learn something!
H53 gold member
Aug 02 16
285 plays
match quiz  Movie Studio Logos cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 27 16

Can you match the description of the logo with the proper studio?
Aug 27 16
609 plays
trivia quiz  The Wilhelm Scream cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, OddballJunior, Aug 12 13

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.
Aug 12 13
213 plays
trivia quiz  Steadicam - History and Use cool 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, rj211, Jun 09 02

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!
Jun 09 02
561 plays
photo quiz  Shot on Location cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Nov 30 17

Directors, cinematographers and editors can make Death Valley look like Antarctica and the Worlds Edge Mountains look like Bikini Bottom. How many of the locations at which these films were shot can you identify?
FatherSteve gold member
Nov 30 17
486 plays
trivia quiz  Why Are Movie Credits So Long? cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Jan 02 19

A movie is much more than its actors. Some of the biggest films have hundreds of people working on them, but what do they all do? Why do you need a stunt coordinator? Where does the best boy work? What does a key grip actually do?
Very Easy
AcrylicInk gold member
Jan 02 19
408 plays
trivia quiz  History of Film Genres 1900-1950 Part 2! cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, billybob87, Jan 06 07

This quiz continues my 'History of Film Genres 1900-1950'. Enjoy!
Jan 06 07
984 plays
trivia quiz  Film School in Ten Questions cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eggman1020, Oct 25 09

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?
Oct 25 09
528 plays
trivia quiz  Leggo My Logo 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Aug 13 11

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
Matthew_07 gold member
Aug 13 11
1011 plays
trivia quiz  Hollywood Records--Oscars and Actors 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, randyaimee, Jan 26 01

Here is a quiz on some records that were set in Hollywood for different things. Good luck!
Jan 26 01
2103 plays
trivia quiz  Censorship in Films 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, May 20 11

Many films have often been criticized for their content. Here are questions about film censorship and how it affected certain productions.
Rehaberpro gold member
May 20 11
384 plays
trivia quiz  Cinema History 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, fairytale, May 08 02

Cinema history from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th.
May 08 02
1581 plays
trivia quiz  Let's Make a Film! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tchochkekop, Oct 21 09

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.
Oct 21 09
459 plays
trivia quiz  They Wrote Screenplays? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jun 03 13

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.
Rehaberpro gold member
Jun 03 13
285 plays
trivia quiz  History of Film Genres 1900-1950 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, billybob87, Jan 04 07

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).
Jan 04 07
681 plays
trivia quiz  I Left My Heart... 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Sep 02 14

... 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.
Upstart3 gold member
Sep 02 14
303 plays
trivia quiz  RKO 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, tjoebigham, Jun 21 01

From its beginnings in the early 30s to its end in the late 50s, RKO Radio Pictures made its individual mark on Hollywood.
Jun 21 01
651 plays
trivia quiz  Weaving Masterpiece Movies: The Secrets Unveiled 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, zanazana, Jan 18 08

Loved watching "Star Wars", "The Matrix", "A Fistful of Dollars" or "Macbeth"? Enter this cinematheque session to discover the surprising secrets of their beauty.
Jan 18 08
354 plays
trivia quiz  Firsts in Movies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, timence, Jul 19 12

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.
timence gold member
Jul 19 12
411 plays
trivia quiz  Film Basics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rj211, Apr 04 02

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!
Apr 04 02
1806 plays
trivia quiz  Set in One Place, Filmed in Another 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Mar 06 03

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!
Mar 06 03
714 plays
trivia quiz  Quizzywood - Movie Capitals of the World 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zombipi, Nov 02 15

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".
Nov 02 15
225 plays
match quiz  A Film By Any Other Name 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, BudBarryBob, Jun 28 16

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).
BudBarryBob gold member
Jun 28 16
381 plays
trivia quiz  The Science and Technology of Motion Pictures 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, rj211, Sep 28 02

This is a quiz on the early scientific principles and technologies that contributed to what we know as film today. Enjoy!
Sep 28 02
675 plays
trivia quiz  MovieTerms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, caaro, Aug 10 00

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.
Aug 10 00
1155 plays
trivia quiz  Movie Special Effects and Makeup Men 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Piccolo-san, Apr 14 02

This is derived from the book, 'Men, Makeup and Monsters' and about the men who created the effects and characters we love so much.
Apr 14 02
417 plays
trivia quiz  Special Effects Artists 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, Untouchablesrock, Oct 17 01

Know your special effects artists.
Oct 17 01
384 plays
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