C) True, False or Not Stated?

      1. Every filmmaker wants to be a film critic.
      2. Horror films are not very popular with film critics.
      3. Some critics realize that what they say affects buying tickets.
      4. Film critics always post their comments on the Internet.
      5. In their reviews, film critics try to cover every aspect of filmmaking.
      6. There are critics who majored in film studies.
      7. Having writing skills is very important for a film critic.
      8. Film critics read a lot of contemporary books.

D) Follow-up discussion: Go to www.imdb.com , choose a film and read its reviews. Do you agree with them? Write your own review and post in on the site.

Exercise 70. What skills must one have to be a good actor / script writer / film director / producer / sound designer / production designer/ DP / film critic?

To be a good … one must / should be able to …

Exercise 71. Match the words to make word partnerships.

1. communicate 2. coordinating 3. make 4. have 5. draft 6. executive 7. practical 8. graphic 9. handle 10. location 11. long-term 12. natural 13. pros 14. reference 15. daily 16. shooting 17. production 18. short-length 19. shot 20. silent 21. supervising 22. within a) version b) timetable c) schedule d) rushes e) prospects f) producer g) producer h) producer i) manager j) illumination k) ideas l) film m) film n) experience o) designer p) composition q) budget r) book s) and cons t) a problem u) a degree v) a decision

Exercise 72. Match the words and definitions.

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1. Someone whose job is to review films for a newspaper or TV programme…………

2. A role/character played by an actor/actress……….

3. A second film made to continue the story started in the first………

4. The most important or the most famous actor / actress in a film………

5. A risky piece of action, which a professional does instead of an actor ……,….

6. A shot or series of shots in a movie in which events happen in the same place or period of time ……………

7. A single picture on a roll of movie film or videotape ……….

8. Select to be on a short list for a prize ……….

9. A short performance by an actor, dancer, or musician, to demonstrate their skill……….

10. A performer who plays in a crowd scene in a film ………..

11.A place at the cinema where tickets are sold………

Exercise 73. Cross out the word, which does not normally go with the key word.

A) advertising skills






B) the first print

the final

the middle

C) make a plan



D) needless to say


a sweet thing

E) launch a project





F) hunt for




G) meet the deadline