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Film Semester 1 Final
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Term used in film studies in the discussion of visual style. Contents of the frame and the way they are organized
Sound that originates from a source within a film's world.
non diegetic sound
sound that can be heard by the audience only, not the characters
the maintenance of continuous action and self-consistent detail in the various scenes of a film or broadcast.
the state of having intervals or gaps; lack of continuity.
a conversation between two or more people as a feature of a film.
how instruments are used in a film
arrangement of events that make up a story in a film
a framing technique used capture the environment and full body of subject
Shows subject and location/environment in its entirety
A relatively close shot, revealing the human figure from the knees or waist up.
three-fourths view of a person
The image being shot takes up at least 80 percent of the frame.
very tight closeup of an object
a shot of one subject, then another, then back to the first
180 degree rule
to keep the camera on the same side of the axis of action
a shot other than, but can be related to, the main action
two successive shots joined so as to create a strong similarity of compositional elements
match on action
direction of an action is edited to a shot depicting the continuation of that action
allows multiple actions to look like they are happening at the same time
complete, chronological story
abbreviated, reorganized events as they appear onscreen
a narrative partitioned across a network of interconnected authors, access points, and/or discrete threads.
metaphysics of being
a technique of acting in which an actor aspires to complete emotional identification with a part
the means in which a specific production is created
the transfer of a written work, in whole or in part, to a feature film.
excessive appeal to the emotions
a film with a cult following, obscure or unpopular with mainstream audiences, and often revolutionary or ironically enjoyed
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