Technicallities of Filmmaking

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

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