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Meant for the purpose of studing film terms for college courses
Sound that is in unison with the filmed image
Sound that is not in harmony or unison with the visual image
To line up the sound and images of a film so they occur at the same rate
A voice that originates from a speaker who can be inferred to be present in the scene, but who is not visible onscreen
A voice whose source is neither visible in the frame nor implied to be offscreen; it typically narrates the film's images, such as in a flashback or the commentary in a documentary
Sound with a visible source in the pro-filmic world, such as when dialofue appears to come directly from the speaker's moving lips
A term used to distinguish diegetic sounds related to the action, but whose source is not visible on the screen
Sound that has its source in the narrative world of the film, whose characters are presumed to be able to hear it
Sound that does not have an identifable source in the characters' world, and that consequently the characters cannot hear.
Sound that is neither strictly diegetic or non-digetic, such as certain voiceovers that can be construed as the thoughts of a characters, and thus arriving from the story world.
An instance in which the soundtrack reinforces the image, such as synchronized dialogue or sound effects or a voiceover that is consistent with what is displayed onscreen.
Using sound to indicate a different meaning or association than that of the image
Diegetic music, music whose source is visible onscreen
Music that contrats with the source music, music under the action
A visual or aural signal that indicates the beginning of an action, line, dialogue, or piece of music
A repeated idea, pattern, image or theme often used to communicate visual ideas
a beat, pulse, pace or tempo with a pattern in regards to music, speech, sound effects, and images
The extent to which the sound is faithful to the source as the audience conceives it
Sound carried over a picture transition or a sound belonging to the coming scene playing before the image changes
The apparent location and distance of a sound source
Mixing two or more character's speech to imitate the rhythm of speech; the term may also refer to dialogue that overlaps two scenes to affect a transition between them.
Enhanced or artifically created sounds used to emphasize the content of a film
The background sounds that are present in a scene or location
A film without any synchronized recorded sound, especially spoken dialogue.
A category ot classification of a group of movies in which the individual films share similar subject matter and similar ways of organizaing the subject matter through narrative an
Refers to the world of the film's story including not only what is shown but also what is implied to have taken place.
Theatrical, literary, and cinematic narrative mode often centered on individual crises within the confines of family or other social institutions, frequently characterized by clear
A strictly American genre based off of light operetta and vaudevillian theatre in which characters express their emotions through songs that either support or punctuate the story
Members of the sound crew who generate live, synchronized sound effects such as footsteps, the rustle of clothing, or a key turning in a lock, while watching the project film.
Sound recorded after the actual filming and then synchronized with onscreen sources.
A process during which actors watch the film footage and re-record their lines to be dubbed into the soundtrack.
The aural properties of a location that are recorded and then mixed in with dialogue and other tracks to achieve a more realistic sound.
An important stage in the postproduction of a film that takes place after the image track, including the credits, is complete; the process by which all the elements of the soundtra
A class of sound processes where the sound accompanying the picture is physically recorded onto photographic film, usually, but not always, the same strip of film carrying the pict
A sound process where the film's soundtrack would be on a seperate phonograph record.
An on-camera interview that typically shows the speaker from the shoulders up.
Talking pictures, a film with synchronized speech and singing.
Sound that forces the audience to notice the significance of something onscreen
OVer illustrating the action through the musical score, drawn from the convention of composing for cartoons
The lines spoken by characters in a film
An offshoot of the musical film genre where the plot resolves around 'putting on the show.'
Mixing two or more sounds to imitate the rhythm a different sound.
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