Film Vocab One

vocab for film class
Master Shot
covers a scene from beginning to end, usually wide shot
Wide Shot
shows entire or most of the scene, establishes a sense of location, good for showing action
Medium Shot
Head to stomach or waste, good for conversations
Close Up
frames head and shoulders, shows emotion, reaction
close up of a very specific location, drops in middle of action (aka: cut away)
Two Shot
two people in a shot, usually conversation