Technicallities of Filmmaking

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this type of filming technique is defined by the amount of subject matter within frame
In 3-point lighting, this is the main source of light (usually at a 45 degree angle)
A type of film lighting that has little contrast and can imply cheerfulness. Its often used in comedies and musicals
A point of view shot from a neutral observer, not a character in the film
A camera angle that is least minipulative and is favored by realist filmmakers
A point of view shot from the perspective of a character within a movie.
a camera angle that is directly overhead of the suject
This french phrase litterally translates to 'placing on the stage'. It relates to the composition and the arrangement of visual weights
A type of shot in which everything is in focus
These shots are filmed to match up to the first shot filmed
This is not the dominant, but it catches your eye because t is dramatically important (a gun)
A combination of objective and subjective shots
A type of film lighting that has high contrast between light and dark areas. Chiaroscuro effect. It can heighten tension and create mystery
This type of mechanical distortion (ex: slow motion, fast motion, ect) is used in the matrix
These filmmakers specialize in films where nothing seems to be moving
A type of shot that has an audience/stage relationship. it shows the relationship among characters and enviorment
A type of film that corresponds with avant-garde films
One lighting effect that is soft and ethereal, it gives the 'halo effect'
This is the most favored out of the five basic positions for actors in relation to the camera
Relating to the intrinsic meanings of movement, what camera movement relates to grief, death, insignificance, or weakness
A type of shot that is good for conveying emotion
A lateral tilt of the camera, skewed horizon
A type of shot that shows the human body in full
This moving camera shot is a horizontal scan with a stationary axiz point. often follows a character.
This technique allows you to change the shape of the frame with and object such as head and shoulder
A camera angle that can reduce the importance of the subject and makes them seem harmless/insignificant
A type of shot that is from the knees or waist up
This moving camera shot is a verticle movement and is stationary at a horizontal point. often used for point of view shots, ex: checking someone out
This is a circular masking device
This type of film editing alternates shoots from one scene with another. it usually conveys a sense of simultaneous time.
These films are concerned with big events and a sense of sweep and breadth
This moving camera shot is taken from a moving vehicle.
This is a frame or harness that a camerman wears with the camera in order to keep it steady
A type of film that corresponds with fiction films
When formatting a film, this technique shrinks the frame to fit the new screen and puts a box at the top and the bottom of the screen
A type of film that corresponds with documentaries
A camera angle that creates a sense of power and authority on a subject.
These films are concerned with depth and detail as well as the implication of events
This filmmaker was considered the greatest editor in the history of cinema and is famous for his pre-cut scripts and storyboards
When the lighting in a movie is different in the beginning of film compared to the end.
Relating to the Intrinsic meanings of movement, what camera movement suggests joy, power, and aspiration?
In 3-point lighting, this is the light that softens hard edges of the key light, usually on the opposite side
The natural lighting of the last hour of daylight. It can be romantic or magical in movies
This is the first shot filmed in a scene and includes the entire scene, beginning to end
This is a moving camera shot that has no actualy movement of the camera itself. It involved sudden magnification of the subject
This is the first thing your eye goes to based on the light, movement and color of the subjects
This film movement came out of Italy after WWI. They favored real life people with real life situations
A type of shot that is most effective in epic films. Gives you a large scope on the location of the movie.
This is when the audience has been given enough time to assimilate the information on the screen. A general principle is to edit at the peak of this term

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