refers to setting, props, lighting, costumes, makeup, acting, movement; everything seen within the scene; french for "putting on stage"
rule of thirds
Photo composition principle that says to try and place objects of interest at the intersections of three imaginary vertical and horizontal lines dividing the viewfinder
the way all visual elements in a frame are placed & COMPOSED
empty spaces surrounding shapes and forms; area between objects; ex. empty space between two columns
all objects confined within frame
objects extend beyond the frame to things we cannot see
type of shot closer to subject than establishing shot, but not as close as close-up; lots of setting still visible; full subject visible; is main focal point
The camera observes an actor's face or other object at close range.
type of shot closer than long shot, not as close as close-up; shows character's chest/waist and up
more specific than a theme; something that returns often; leads to deeper meaning
magician; first master of mise-en-scene; made fantasy & trick films; directed "A Trip to the Moon"; first linear editing film
Spanish surrealist filmmaker; directed "Un Chien Andalou"
French multimedia artist & documentary filmmaker; directed "La Jetee"
American avant-garde filmmaker/theorist; directed "Meshes of the Afternoon"; wrote "Cinematography: Creative Use of Reality"
french term used to describe works that are culturally experimental, innovative