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In 3-point lighting, this is the light that softens hard edges of the key light, usually on the opposite side
A camera angle that can reduce the importance of the subject and makes them seem harmless/insignificant
This moving camera shot is a horizontal scan with a stationary axiz point. often follows a character.
A type of shot that is from the knees or waist up
This is not the dominant, but it catches your eye because t is dramatically important (a gun)
These films are concerned with depth and detail as well as the implication of events
a camera angle that is directly overhead of the suject
This is a frame or harness that a camerman wears with the camera in order to keep it steady
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 in which everything is in focus
A type of shot that shows the human body in full
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 is the most favored out of the five basic positions for actors in relation to the camera
In 3-point lighting, this is the main source of light (usually at a 45 degree angle)
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
These shots are filmed to match up to the first shot filmed
A point of view shot from a neutral observer, not a character in the film
When the lighting in a movie is different in the beginning of film compared to the end.
this type of filming technique is defined by the amount of subject matter within frame
A type of shot that is most effective in epic films. Gives you a large scope on the location of the movie.
This is a moving camera shot that has no actualy movement of the camera itself. It involved sudden magnification of the subject
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
This moving camera shot is taken from a moving vehicle.
This french phrase litterally translates to 'placing on the stage'. It relates to the composition and the arrangement of visual weights
A camera angle that creates a sense of power and authority on a subject.
A lateral tilt of the camera, skewed horizon
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 film lighting that has little contrast and can imply cheerfulness. Its often used in comedies and musicals
A type of film lighting that has high contrast between light and dark areas. Chiaroscuro effect. It can heighten tension and create mystery
This technique allows you to change the shape of the frame with and object such as head and shoulder
A combination of objective and subjective shots
This is the first shot filmed in a scene and includes the entire scene, beginning to end
A type of shot that is good for conveying emotion
This is the first thing your eye goes to based on the light, movement and color of the subjects
A type of film that corresponds with fiction films
This is a circular masking device
One lighting effect that is soft and ethereal, it gives the 'halo effect'
Relating to the Intrinsic meanings of movement, what camera movement suggests joy, power, and aspiration?
A type of film that corresponds with documentaries
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
A type of film that corresponds with avant-garde films
The natural lighting of the last hour of daylight. It can be romantic or magical in movies
This film movement came out of Italy after WWI. They favored real life people with real life situations
Relating to the intrinsic meanings of movement, what camera movement relates to grief, death, insignificance, or weakness
This type of film editing alternates shoots from one scene with another. it usually conveys a sense of simultaneous time.

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