when it view a subject from a low camera angel
the accepted systems methods, or conventions by which the movies comunicate with the viewer.
an unbroken span of action captured by an uninterrupted run of an motion picture camera that allows visual elements to rearrange themselves and the viewers perpective itself to shift within any composition.
process by which the editor combines and coordinates individual shots into a cinematic whole
cutting on action
a continuity editing technique that smoothes the transition between shots portraying a single action from different camera angles. The editor ends the first shot in the middle of a continuing action and begins the subsequent shot at approximately the same point in the matching action.
also known as stop frame or hold frame. A still image within a movie, created by respective printing in the laboratory of the same frame so that it can be seen without movement for whatever lenght of time the filmaker desires.
Face in/ Fade out
transitional devices in which a shot fades in from a black field on black and white film or from a color field on color film, or faces out to black (or color field) compare dissolve.
film analysis that examines how a sence or sequence uses formal elements to convey story, mood, and meaning.
everything that a movie presents on its surface
an association, connection or influence that a viewer makes on the basis of the given story. close to our everyday sense of the world meaning.
low angel shot
a shot that is made with the camera below the action and that typically places the observer in the position of infiriority.
slow movement of the camera towards a subject making the subject appear larger and more significant.
the time a movie takes to unfold on screen.
point of view (P.O.V)
the position from which a film presents the action of the story; not only the relation of the narrator to the story but also the cameras acts on seeing.
the major character who serves as the hero and who win the conflict
the means by which a subject is expressed. the form for poetry is words, for drama is it speech and action, for movies it picture and sound
the subject of an art work
an editing technique that expands viewing time and adds emphasis to an action or moment by repeating it several times in rapid succession
persistence of vision
the process by which the human brain retains an image for a fraction of a second longer than the eye record it
an agent, structure or other formal element whether human or technological that transfers something such as information in the case of movies from one place to another
an interest or concern for the actual or real tendency to view or represent things as they really are
a treatment that is against or the opposite of realism
a convincing appearance of truth; movies are versimilar when they convince you that the thing on the screen people or places no matter how fantastic or antirealistic are really there
essential ingredient in the creation and consumption of motion pictures.
illusion of movement
figures and object within the image changing position simultaneously with out actually moving
manipulating space and time
a function of editing is handle with great irony cinematic power and emotional impact
a cinematic structure in which content is selcted and arranged in a cause and effect sequence of events ocurring over time
a nonfiction film that presents the filmakers perspective on actuality. this films take many forms including factual, instructional, persuasive,and propaganda. regardless of the approach every documentary is shaped by the filmaker intent a subjective interpretation od ideas and actual events
aslo known as avant garde film. a term implying a position in the vanguard out in front of traditional film. experimental films are usually about unfamilliar subject matter.
animation that employs computer software to created their images.
computer generated imagery
compare in camera effect and laboratory effect
the categorization of narrative films by form, content, or both. examples are musical, comedy, biography etc.
a shared public idea such a metaphor an adage a myth or a familiar conflict or personality type
many genres feature certain elements of cinematic language that comunicated tone and atsmosphere
the way a movie stroy is tructured its plot also helps viewer determine what genre it belong to.
actor acoid limited themselves to a single genre
deeply rooted in the concept of the american dream, which states that anyone regardless of how humble his origins can succed
employ lighting schemes that emphasize contract and created deep shadows that can obscure as much information as the ilumination revelas.
focus on humanittys relationships with science and the technology generates
forms of modern mythology that offers narrative representation of americans are rugged, self suficient individuals taming a savage willdenes with common sense and dirrecy action
tells its story using characters that express themselves with song and or dance. the actors sing every line of dialogue in a few musicals
hand drawn animation
animiation draw or paint images that are then photographed one frame at a time in a film camera.
stop motion animation
records the movement of obejcts with a motion picture camera;
it states that the closer an object comes to resembling a human being in its motion and appearance the more positive our emotional response so that object becomes until sudenly at some point of very close resemblance our emotional response turns from empathy to revulsion