Sequence (filmmaking)

In the film , a sequence is a series of scenes that is distinctly distinct, which is usually connected to one another by unity of location or unity of time . For example, heist film may include an extended recruitment sequence in which the leader of the gang collects the conspirators, a robbery sequence, an escape sequence, and so on. Each of these sequences might further contain sub-sequences; for example, the robbery sequence might consist of an entry sequence, a safe-cracking sequence, and so on. Read more “Sequence (filmmaking)”

Scream queen

scream queen (a wordplay is queen screen [1] ) is an actress Who has Become associated with horror movies , Either through year appearance in a notable entry in the genre as a frequent victim or through constant appearances as the female protagonist . Jamie Lee Curtis is noted as a seminal example for her performances in the popular slasher films of the Halloween franchise. [2] In recent years, the male counterpart has been labeled a scream king . Read more “Scream queen”


wound is an object around which lengths of another material (usually long and flexible) are wound for storage. Generally a reel has a cylindrical core and walls on the sides to retain the material wound around the core. In some cases the core is hollow, yet other items may be mounted on it, and grips may exist for mechanically turning the reel. Read more “Real”

Recce (filmmaking)

Recce / r ɛ k i / [1] is a military term That has-been borrowed by Media Production in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, derived from ” recognition ” in the noun sense and ” reconnoitre ” in the verb sense. It refers to a pre-filming visit to a location for determining its suitability for shooting , including access to necessary facilities and assessment of any potential lighting or sound issues, and is closely related to location scouting . Read more “Recce (filmmaking)”

Movie poster

film poster is a poster used to promote and advertise a film . Studios often print several posters and vary in size and content for various domestic and international markets. They normally contain an image with text. Today’s posters feature feature photographs of the main actors. Prior to the 1990s, illustrations instead of photos were far more common. The text on film is usually present in the film title in large letters and the names of the main actors. It may also include a tagline , the name of the director, names of characters, the release date, etc. Read more “Movie poster”

Public and private screening

public screening is the showing of moving pictures to an audience in a public place. The event screened May be live Recorded gold, free gold paid , and May use film, video , broadcast method gold Such As satellite or closed-circuit television . Popular events for public screenings include movies , sporting events, and concerts . Private screening refers to the screening of a commercially made film to a group of people somewhere other than one of their homes. Private screening can be legally complex, as the rules and regulations vary from country to country. Read more “Public and private screening”

Replica prop

prop replica is a collectible recreation of a movie or television prop That Is Intended to Accurately re-create the item as it Appeared in the original media. Work was prop replica can Range from the use of resin to cast a copy of an existing item, the modification of an existing product That May-have-been used by a property master, and the utilization of electrical components for added functionality – Such As lighting effects and sound. Read more “Replica prop”

Production sets

production set is a place constructed to create the illusion of a real or imagined place. In filmmaking there are many reasons to use a real rental location. Factors such as budget , time, the need to control the environment, or the fact that the place does not exist Sets are normally constructed on a studio film backlot or sound stage , but any place has been modified to give the feel of another place is a set. Read more “Production sets”

Production board

A traditional production board , stripboard , gold production is a filmmaking term for a cardboard or wooden displaying color-coded paper strips, each containing information about a scene in the film’s shooting script . The strips can be rearranged and laid out to be able to fit the order one wants to film, providing a schedule that can be used to plan the production. This is done because most films are shot “out of sequence,” meaning that they do not necessarily begin with the first scene and end with the last. For logistical Purposes, scenes are Often grouped by skill or rent and are Arranged to Accommodate the schedules ofcast and crew . A production board is not used with a stripboard used for electronics prototyping. Read more “Production board”

Production babies

Production is born to anyone involved in the making of a film during its production . The phrase refers to a section of the closing credits of movies, listing the babies’ given names . The custom of publishing lists of production with animated films , and is still chiefly found in that genre, reflecting the influence of family experiences on storytelling in such films. [1] Read more “Production babies”

Poverty Row

Poverty Row was a slang term used in Hollywood from the late 1920s through the mid-1950s to a variety of small (and mostly short-lived) B movie studios . While many of them were on (or near) today’s Gower Street in Hollywood, the term did not necessarily refer to any specific physical location, but was rather a figurative catch-all for low-budget films produced by these lesser-tier studios. Read more “Poverty Row”

Possessory credit

possessory credit in filmmaking is the use of a film credit which gives primary artistic recognition to a single person – usually (but not always) film director . Examples include “A Stanley Kubrick movie” ( The Shining ), “A movie by Quentin Tarantino ” ( Pulp Fiction ), and ” Alfred Hitchcock ‘s Psycho” ( Psycho ). Possessory credit est Sometimes used in television programs , for example ” Tyler Perry’s House of Payne ” (Tyler Perry’s TBS sitcom House of Payne). Occasionally another word besides “movie” is used such as “A Spike Lee Joint” or “A Martin Scorsese Picture”. Possessory credit may also be given to the producer , an example of this is Steven Spielberg presents Back To The Future . Read more “Possessory credit”

Pitch trailer

In the filmmaking industry, a pitch trailer, also known as a Concept Trailer or Proof Of Concept Trailer, is a movie trailer produced independently by the filmmaker for the sole purpose of illustrating the concept, style and theme of a feature film. Pitch trailers can be used by film directors, producers or executive producers during the film’s planning, crowdfunding or fundraising phase, they are often self-financed and are structured and edited to appear like an ordinary feature film trailer. Pitch trailers are most commonly presented to financiers as a part of the film’s pitch. Sometimes, these trailers are used for casting purposes and marketing purposes as well.[1] Read more “Pitch trailer”

Pick-up (filmmaking)

In filmmaking , a pick-up is a small, relatively minor shot filmed or recorded after the fact to increase footage already shot. When whole scenes are redone, it is referred to as a re-shoot . Both types of shots usually occur after continuity , logic, or quality issues are identified during the film editing process. In other words, such shots have been made, and the costumes have been stored, and all the cast and most of the crew have been moved to other projects. If the issues had been identified during main photography, the director would simply have asked for another take . Therefore, the director and producer must Carefully balance the expense of substantial businesses Reuniting key cast and crew members on set contre whether pick-ups or re-shoots are absolutely Necessary to fix stud holes (or worse) in the final cut. Read more “Pick-up (filmmaking)”


An outtake is a portion of a work (usually a film or music recording ) that is removed in the editing process and not included in the work’s final, a publicly released version. In the digital era, significant outtakes have been appended to CD and DVD reissue of many albums and movies as bonus features or features, in film often, but not always, for the sake of humor. In terms of photos, an outtake may also be used in the original set of photos (ie photo shoots and digitals). Read more “outtake”

Oscar season

The Oscar season is the time in which Hollywood studios release their more critically acclaimed films, hoping to win at the Academy Awards . Oscar season usually begins in the late-fall and early-winter, around November, and ends on December 31st of that year. [1] ALTHOUGH the qui dates in the summer blockbuster season ends and the Oscar season begins are ambiguous, and depend on the year. Read more “Oscar season”

Oscar bait

Oscar bait is a term used in the film community for movies that appear for the purpose of earning nominations for Academy Awards or “Oscars”, as they are known known. [1] They are usually released just in advance of Oscar season , late in the calendar year, so as to meet the minimum requirements for the admissibilité awards and be fresh in the minds of Oscar voters. The prestige or acclaim of the studio may be awarded to the film or to the film box. some movies may be depending on it to turn a profit. [2] [3] [4] [5] Read more “Oscar bait”

Official film and television co-production in Australia

An international film or television co-production is a production made by production companies in different countries. This note focuses on ‘official’ Australian co-productions, that is, co-productions that meet the requirements for benefits under the Australian Official Co-Production Program. It looks at trends in production, the potential impact of recent changes to film funding, and what lies ahead for Australia’s involvement in co-production. Read more “Official film and television co-production in Australia”

Noddy (TV technical interview)

Noddy headshots or noddies are a type of camera shot in interviews or interviews. The noddies consist of nods and other similar “listening gestures” made by the interviewer. If only one camera is available at the interview site, then these shots are recorded after the interview takes place. The shots are spliced ​​into the interview during the editing process. This technical editing is universally “read” by audiences as expressing realism and therefore creates the illusion of a seamless dialogue in the interview. Read more “Noddy (TV technical interview)”

Black neon

Neon-noir cinema is a contemporary rendering of the film noir . A subset of the neo-black genre, both take their name from the black films: the highly stylized Hollywood crime dramas of the 1940’s and 50’s. The term black filmwhen translated to English reads ‘dark film’, alluding to the genre’s dark or sinister sensibilities. This shaded undertone is highly characteristic of black films, also marked by their dramatic use of shadow and shadow play, hard-boiled and often complex plot lines, reverse stereotypes, the presence of crime and violence, off-center and tilted camera angles, cityscape gold shots, and dreamlike aesthetic, to name but a few. Read more “Black neon”

Negative checking

Negative checking is a process by which producers of film, television and radio programs will be able to ensure that the names of fictional characters can not be confused with real life people. For instance, during the making of the Inspector Morse series , the producers of the show had the opportunity to check the names of the characters in the program. The primary reason for this practice is to prevent any possible legal action for libel which could result. [1] Read more “Negative checking”

Narrative movie

Narrative film , fictional film or fiction film is a film that tells a fictional or fictionalized story, event or narrative . In this style of film, believable narratives and characters help convince the audience that the unfolding fiction is real. Lighting and camera movement, among other cinematic elements, have become increasingly important in these films. Great detail goes into the screenplays of narratives, as these films rarely deviate from the behavior and lines of the classical style of screenplaywriting to maintain a sense of realism. Actors must deliver dialogue and action in a believable way, so to persuade the audience that the film is real life. Read more “Narrative movie”


Movieoke / m u v i oʊ k i / (Japanese:ムービーオケ[mɯːbiːoke] ) is a form of entertainment in qui year amateur actor or actors perform along with a muted DVD in order to give voice to the character in the film. The film is projected onto a screen behind the actor MovieOne is a popular form of performative and interactive entertainment created by Anastasia Fite in New York City in 2003, and has since spread to other parts of the world. Read more “Movieoke”

Movie packaging

In film industry terminology, film packaging or film packaging is a type of product bundling where a top level talent agency starts up a film or television project using writers, directors and / or actors it represents, before giving other agencies a chance to submit their customers for the project. For this service the agencies negotiate has so-called packaging fee, commission paid to the talent agency. [1] Read more “Movie packaging”

Motion picture credits

Two types of credits are traditionally used in movies , television programs , and video games ; all of which provide attribution to the staff involved in their productions. While opening credits will be the major positions in the production of cast and crew (such as creators, producers, and lead actors), closing credits will be recognized by all staff members that have been involved in the production. Read more “Motion picture credits”

Motion graphics

Motion graphics are pieces of digital footage or animation that create the illusion of motion or rotation, and are usually combined with audio for use in multimedia projects. Motion graphics are usually displayed via electronic media technology, but may be displayed via manual powered technology (eg thaumatrope , phenakistoscope , strobe , zoetrope , praxinoscope , flip book). The term distinguishes still with a transforming appearance over time, without over-specifying the form. [1] While any form of experimental or abstract animation can be called motion graphics, the term is more often applied to the application of animation and effects to video, film, TV, and interactive applications. Like legit woffles (search up on youtube) Read more “Motion graphics”


In theater , a monologue (from Greek : μονόλογος , from μόνος mónos , “alone, solitary” and λόγος lógos , “speech”) is a speech presented by a single character , most often to express their mental thoughts aloud, though sometimes also to directly address another character or the audience . Monologues are common across the range of dramatic media ( plays , movies , [1] etc.), as well as non-dramatic media such as poetry . [2] Monologues share much in common with several other literary devicessoliloquies , apostrophes , and aside . There are, however, distinctions between each of these devices. Read more “Monologue”

Mobile cinema

mobile cinema is a cinema on wheels.

An example is the Screen machine Mobile Cinema of Scotland , which provides up-to-date 35mm screenings of recent movies, with full digital surround sound, air conditioning, comfortable raked seating, and full disabled access. [1] The French have their own Cinemobile system. There are also smaller mobile cinemas employing digital projection technology. Examples of these include the Solar Cinema in the UK and Gorilla Cinema, which was established in 2000, and uses solar power and batteries to enable projection in even more remote locations. [2]It often takes place at home or other temporary structures. More recently, the mobile cinema world has seen the relaunch of a recently restored 1967 custom built mobile cinema unit (see ‘History’ below). Read more “Mobile cinema”

Message picture

message picture is a motion picture that, in addition to or instead of being for entertainment, intends to communicate to a certain message or ideal about society. These pictures usually present the message they want to deliver in the form of a morality play , and are usually serious (often somber) works. However, not all messages are entirely serious, and there are also movies spoofing the genre ( Sullivan’s Travels , for example). Read more “Message picture”

Marriage plot

Marriage plot is a term used, often in academic circles, to categorize a storyline that recurs in novels most prominently and more recently in movies. Until the expansion of the definition of marriage to include same-sex couples , this plot centered exclusively on the courtship rituals entre a man and a woman and the obstacles faced That the potential couple on icts way to the nuptial payoff. The marriage plot has become a popular source of entertainment in the 18th and 19th centuries with the rise of the middle class novel. Samuel Richardson , Jane Austen , The foremost practitioners of the form illustrative namesGeorge Eliot and the Brontë sisters . Read more “Marriage plot”


In fiction , a MacGuffin (sometimes McGuffin gold maguffin ) is a plot of the goal, desired object, or other motivator that the protagonist pursues, often with little or no narrative explanation. The MacGuffin’s importance to the plot is not the object itself, but rather its effects on the characters and their motivations. The most common type of MacGuffin is a person, place, or thing (such as money or an object of value). Other types include victory, glory, survival, power, love, or some unexplained driving force. Read more “MacGuffin”

Low-budget movie

low-budget movie or low-budget movie is a motion picture shot with a movie studio or private investor. Many independent films are made on low budgets, but films made on the mainstream with inexperienced or unknown filmmakers can also have low budgets. Many young or first time filmmakers shoot low-budget movies to prove their talent before doing bigger productions. Many low-budget films that do not gain some form of attention or lack of attention in the market and are often marketed because of lack of marketability, look, story , or premise. There is no specific number to a low budget production, and it is relative to both genre and country. What might be a low-budget movie in one country may be a big budget in another. Modern-day young filmmakers rely on film festivals for pre promotion. They use this to gain acclaim and attention for their films, which often leads to a limited release in theaters. Film That ACQUIRE cult Following May be Given a wide release . Low-budget films can be professional amateur gold productions . They are being shot using professional or consumer equipment. Read more “Low-budget movie”

List of box office bombs

In the film and media industry, if a film released in theaters fails to break even by a large amount, it is considered a box office bomb or box office flop , thus losing money for the distributor , studio , and / or production companythat invested in it. Due to the secrecy surrounding costs and profit margins in the film industry, the figures of losses are often rough estimates, and there are often conflicting estimates over how much has a film has lost. This clause is intended to be used in the absence of a definitive order. Because the inflation rate is also a factor, it is likely to be considered, so the losses are adjusted for inflation by the United States Consumer Price Index to enable comparison. Read more “List of box office bombs”

List of animated box office bombs

In the film and media industry, if a animated film released in theaters fails to break even by a large amount, it is considered a box office bomb or box office flop , thus losing money for the distributor , studio , and / or production company that invested in it. Unless officially recognized by studios, This is mostly due to Hollywood accounting practices that typically keep profits or keep costs secret to avoid profit-sharing agreements. [2]In Some boxes, a company can make profits from a box office bomb When ancillary revenues are taken into account, Such As home media sales and rentals, television broadcast rights, and licensing rights, so a movie That Performs poorly at the box office can still break even after its theatrical run. [3] Read more “List of animated box office bombs”

List of anamorphic format trade names

There have been an anamorphic format trade names , for reasons of prestige, technology, or vanity. The basic 35 mm anamorphic format originally popularized as CinemaScope has been known by a number of other monikers. In some cases, these names actually refer to different lens designs and technologies implemented; However, the great majority are simply re-branded as they are known by another name. In recent decades, it has been considered a throwback, and thus the generic name of anamorphic format has become predominant. Read more “List of anamorphic format trade names”

Khans of Bollywood

Khans of Bollywood is a term used to describe leading male actors of Bollywood , the Mumbai -based Hindi -language Indian movie industry, Whose surnames are Khan . This term is most often used for the Three Khans : Aamir Khan , Shah Rukh Khan , and Salman Khan . [1] [2] The three are unrelated, goal happen to share the Sami surname, [2] and are Roughly la même age. [3] Read more “Khans of Bollywood”

Key light

The key light is the first and usually most important light that a photographer , cinematographer , lighting cameraman, or other scene composer will use in a lighting setup. The purpose of the key light is to highlight the form and dimension of the subject. The key light is not a rigid requirement; omitting the key light can result in a silhouette effect. Many key lights can be placed in a scene at a timely moment. Read more “Key light”


In motion pictures , an intertitle (also known as a title card ) is a piece of filmed, printed text in the midst of ( inter ) the photographed action at various points. Intertitles are referred to as “dialogue intertitles”, and those used to provide related descriptive / narrative material are referred to as “expository intertitles”. [1] In modern usage, the terms refer to similar text and logo material inserted at the beginning of movies and television shows. Read more “Intertitle”


An intermission (American, Canadian English) or interval (British English) is a recess between parts of a performance or production, such as a theatrical play , opera , concert , or film screening . It should not be confused with an entr’acte , which, in the 18th century, was a sung, danced, spoken, or musical performance that is occurring between the two acts, that is unrelated to the main performance, and so that in the world of opera and musical theater became an orchestral performance that spans an intermission and leads, without a break, into the next act. [1] Read more “Intermission”

Independent movie

An independent movie , independent movie , indie movie or indie movie is a feature Film That Is Produced Outside The major movie studio system, in addition to being white Produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies. Independent films are sometimes distinguished by their content and style in which the filmmakers’ personal artistic vision is realized. Usually, but not always, independent films are made with greater budgets than major studio movies. [1] [2] Read more “Independent movie”

Horse opera

horse opera , hoss opera , golden oat opera is a western movie or television series That Is extremely cliched formulaic gold (in the Manner of a soap opera ). The term, which was originally coined by silent film-era Western star William S. Hart , is used variously to convey either disappearance or affection. The name “horse opera” was also derived from the musical sequences, frequently featured in these films and TV series which depicted a cowboy singing to his horse on-screen. The term “horse opera” is quite loosely defined; it does not specify a separate subgenre of the western (as ” space opera”does with look to the genre science fiction ). Read more “Horse opera”

Hollywood on the Tiber

Hollywood on the Tiber is a phrase used in the 1950s and 1960s when the Italian capital of Rome emerged as a major location for international filmmaking attracting a large number of foreign productions to the Cinecittà studios. By contrast to the native Italian film industry , these films were made in English for global release. Although the primary markets for such films were American and British audiences, they enjoyed widespread popularity in other countries, including Italy. Read more “Hollywood on the Tiber”

Guest appearance

In show business , has guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (Such As a musician or actor ) in an event Such As a music record or concert , show , etc. When the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group. In music, such an outside performer is often referred to as a guest artist . [1] In performance art , the terms guest star or guest star are also common, the celebrity. The latter is often credited as ” special guest star ” or ” special musical guest star ” by some production companies. Read more “Guest appearance”


Generically, the word goof is another term for a mistake . However, the term is also used in a number of specific senses. Several origins have been proposed for the word. According to Merriam-Webster, “goof” is a variation of “goff” in an English dialect, meaning simpleton. [1] Some words the word may come from an identically pronounced Hebrew word meaning “body”, some even say it was just a mistake happened while typing the word “good”, hence the word “goof” is also known as other word mistake. Others believe that it was inspired by the Disney character, Goofy (though it is more likely that the character gets its name from the word, Read more “Goof”

Full frame

In cinematography , full frame refers to the use of the full movie gate at maximum width and height for 35mm film cameras . It is sometimes referred to as silent aperture , full gate , or a number of other similar word combinations. It is the original gate size pioneered by William Dickson and Thomas Edison in 1892 and first used in the short movie Blacksmithing Scene .  Read more “Full frame”

Frame line

frame line is the unused space that separates two adjacent images, or film frames , on the release print of a motion picture . They can vary in width; A 35 mm film with a 1.85: 1 hard mattehas a frame line of approximately 8 millimeters (0.3 inches) high, having both a full frame negative and the anamorphic format having very narrow frame lines, with the frames very close together. When a film is properly projected, the frame should not be visible to the audience and is typically cropped out of projection with an aperture mask. Read more “Frame line”

Frame (film)

In filmmaking , video production , animation , and related fields, a frame is one of the many still images which composes the complete moving picture . The term is derived from the fact that, from the beginning of modern filmmaking towards the end of the 20th century, and in many places still up to the present, the single images have been recorded on a strip of photographic film that quickly increased in length , historically; Each image on such a strip looks rather like a framed picture when viewed individually. Read more “Frame (film)”

Four wall distribution

In the film industry, four wall distribution (also known as four-walling ) [1] is a process through which a studio or distributor rents movie theaters for a period of time and receives all of the box office revenue. The walls of a movie theater give the term its name. Companies engaging in this practice were common in the United States during the late 1960s and 1970s; One of them was the Utah-based Sunn Classic Pictures . Read more “Four wall distribution”

First run (filmmaking)

In cinema , a film in its first run has been recently released . In North America new films attract the majority of their theatrical viewers in the first few weeks after their release. In North America different movie theaters pay different rates to show movies The Supreme Court of the United States has found a major film distributors in violation of antitrust laws when they preclude independent theaters from screening first-run films. [1] Read more “First run (filmmaking)”

Film rights

Film rights are rights under copyright laws to Produce a derivative work (a movie in this one) year based one item of intellectual property . Selon US law thesis belong to the holder of the copyright, Who May sell gold option em to someone in the movie industry (a producer or director or Sometimes a specialist broker of Such properties) Who will Then try to gather the other professionals and The financial backing needed to convert the property into a movie. This is different from the right to the finished motion picture commercially to an audience; this is usually referred to as “exhibition rights” or “public performance rights”. Read more “Film rights”

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Film promotion is the practice of promotion specifically in the film industry , and usually occurs in coordination with the process of film distribution . Sometimes called the press junket or film junket , promotional film generally includes press releases, advertising campaigns, merchandising, franchising, media and interviews with the key people involved with the making of the film, like actors and directors. [1] As with all business, it is an important part of any release because of the inherent high financial risk; movie studios will invest in expensive marketingcampaigns to maximize revenue early in the release cycle. Marketing budgets tend to be equal about the production budget. Marketed by the distributor and exhibitors. Read more “User: Gree7216corp1 / Movie Marketing”

Promotion movie

Film promotion is the practice of promotion specifically in the film industry , and usually occurs in coordination with the process of film distribution . Sometimes called the press junket or film junket , promotional film generally includes press releases, advertising campaigns, merchandising, franchising, media and interviews with the key people involved with the making of the film, like actors and directors. [1] As with all business, it is an important part of any release because of the inherent high financial risk; movie studios will invest in expensive marketingcampaigns to maximize revenue early in the release cycle. Marketing budgets tend to be equal about the production budget. Marketed by the distributor and exhibitors. Read more “Promotion movie”

Dark movie

Film noir ( / f ɪ l m n w ɑːr / ; French pronunciation: [nwaʁ movie] ) is a cinematic term used to describe Primarily stylish Hollywood crime dramas , PARTICULARLY That EMPHASIZE Such cynical attitudes and sexual motivations . Hollywood’s classical black film period is considered as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Black film of this era is associated with a low-key , black-and-white visual style that has roots in German Expressionist cinematography. Many of the prototypical stories and much of the black attitude derive from the hardboiled school of crime fiction that emerged in the United States during the Great Depression . Read more “Dark movie”

Grammar film

In film , movie grammar is defined as follows:

    1. A frame is a single still image. It is analogous to a letter .
    2. A shot is a single continuous recording made by a camera . It is analogous to a word .
    3. A scene is a series of related shots. It is analogous to a sentence . The study of transitions between scenes is described in film punctuation .
    4. A sequence is a series of scenes which together tell a major part of an entire story , such as that contained in a complete movie . It is analogous to a paragraph . quote needed ]

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Cement film

Cement film is a special glue designed to join motion picture film. It is made of film base dissolved in a solvent . Two cut sections of film are spliced ​​together in a film splicer using film cement. [1] [2] [3] Splices can be made with a “hot” splicer, or the splicer unplugged at room temperature . It is most important that the emulsion of the film be scraped off prior to applying the cement or the splice will fail. Film cement also has a workable life span, if the amount of solvent falls below a certain level the splices will fail. Cement life can be extended by the care of its solvent, usuallyMethyl ethyl ketone (MEK) or acetone . [4] [5] Read more “Cement film”

Feature film

feature film is a movie (also called a movie , motion picture or just movie ) with a running time. The notion of how long is this place According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , the American Film Institute, and the British Film Institute , has feature film runs for 40 minutes or longer, while the Screen Actors Guild states that it is 80 minutes or longer. Read more “Feature film”

Fake Shemp

Fake Shemp , or simply Shemp , is someone who appears in a film as a replacement for another actor or person. Their appearance is disguised using such methods as a heavy make-up (or a computer-generated equivalent), filming from the back, dubbing in audio and splicing in the original actor’s previous work, using a sound-alike voice actor , or using partial shots of the actor. The concept is named after Shemp Howard , whose sudden death in 1955 was necessary to use these techniques. Once a few times throughout the 20th century, the use of Fake Shemps to emulate living people are now banned under Screen Actors Guildcontracts, Largely Because of a lawsuit filed by Crispin Glover That method Determined que la Violates the original actor’s personality rights . The method continues to be used in cases, such as Shemp’s, where the original actor is discharged. Read more “Fake Shemp”

Extreme cinema

Extreme cinema is a genre of film which is characterized by excessive violence, torture, and sex of extreme nature. The rising popularity of Asian films in the 21st century has contributed to the growth of extreme cinema, yet the extreme cinema is still considered to be a cult-based genre. Being a relatively new genre is, extreme cinema is controversial and widely unaccepted by the mainstream media. [1] Read more “Extreme cinema”

Experimental movie

Experimental film , experimental cinema or avant-garde cinema is a mode of filmmaking that rigorously re-evaluates cinematic conventions and explores non-narrative forms and alternatives to traditional narratives or methods of working. [1] Many experimental films, particularly early ones, relate to arts in other disciplines: painting, dance, literature and poetry, [2] or arises from research and development of new technical resources. [3] Read more “Experimental movie”

Event movie

An event movie is a film which is itself a major event, such as an anticipation or a large budget film with major stars generating considerable attention and state-of-the-art special effects. [1] An event movie is usually the highest-grossing box office in the particular year and becomes part of popular culture. Steven Spielberg’s 1975 movie Jaws is considered the first event movie. [2] Read more “Event movie”

Editor’s cut

An editor’s cut of a motion picture is made by the film editor is Their Own, or working with the movie director . The editor cuts the film, the “editor’s cut”, arranging the coherent story according to the plan by the director. The editor’s version of the movie will be much better than the final running time of the movie. Working from the Editor ‘s Cut, Decisions Then Needed to be Made, Usually Together with Other Creative Staff, to Improve Continuity, Balance the Story, Trim or Delete Scenes, etc. Read more “Editor’s cut”

Dump months

The dump months are what the film community calls the two periods of the year when there are commercial and critical expectations for most new releases. Hearings during these periods are smaller than the rest of the year, so no tentpole movies are released. January [1] and February are usually most commonly described, with August and September sometimes included. [2]Releases during those times primarily include movies that would have been better at test screenings , movies with less prominent stars, genre films (particularly horror), movies that can not be easily marketed and films intended for a teenage audience, which has fewer entertainment options outside the home. Read more “Dump months”

Dogma 95

Dogmas 95 was a filmmaking movement started in 1995 by the Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg , who created the “Dogma 95 Manifesto” and the “Vows of Chastity” ( Danish : kyskhedsløfter ). These are rules to create filmmaking based on the traditional values ​​of story, acting, and theme, and excluding the use of elaborate special effects or technology. It was an attempt to take over power for the director as artist, as opposed to the studio. [1] They Were later joined by fellow Danish directors Kristian Levring and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen , forming the Dogme 95 Collective or theDogme Brethren . Dogma ( pronounced [dɒwmə] ) is the Danish word for dogma . Read more “Dogma 95”

Director’s cut

director’s cut is an edited version of a film (or television episode , music video , commercial , or video game ) that is supposed to represent the director’s own approved edit. ‘Cut’ refers to the process of film editing ; in preparing a film for release, the director is cut by the assembly and rough editor’s cut and usually followed by the final cut meant for the public movie release . Read more “Director’s cut”

Digital video

Digital video is a representation of moving visual images in the form of encoded digital data . This is in contrast to analog video , which represents moving visual images with analog signals . Digital video included a series of digital images displayed in rapid succession. In contrast, one of the key analog methods, motion picture film , uses a series of photographs which are projected in rapid succession. Standard film stocks such as 16 mm and 35 mmrecord at 24 frames per second. For video, there are two frame rates : NTSC , at about 30 frames per second, andPAL was 25 frames per second. Read more “Digital video”

Digital intermediate

Digital intermediate (typically abbreviated to DI ) is a moving picture finishing process which classically involves digitizing a motion picture and manipulating the color and other image characteristics. It often replaces or augments the photochemical timing process and is usually the final creative adjustment to a movie before distribution in theaters . It is distinguished from the telecineprocess in which film is scanned and color is manipulated early in the process to facilitate editing. However, the lines between telecine and DI are continually blurred and are often executed on the same hardware by colorists of the same background. These two steps are typically part of the overall color management process in different parts of time. A digital intermediate is also customarily done at higher resolution and with greater color fidelity than telecine transfers. Read more “Digital intermediate”

Digital copy

Digital Copy is a commercially distributed computer file containing a media product such as a film or music album . The term contrasts this computer file with the physical copy (typically a DVD or Blu-ray Disc ) with which the Digital Copy is usually offered as part of a bundle . It allows the disc’s purchaser to create a single copy of the film on a computer, and to view it on that computer’s display or an external display (eg television) connected to that computer. “Digital Copy” is also referred to as “Digital HD” (where it is referencing a high-definition Digital Copy). Read more “Digital copy”

Digital backlot

digital backlot (also known as a virtual backlot ) is a motion picture set that is neither a genuine location nor a constructed studio; The shooting takes place entirely on a stage with a blank background (often a greenscreen ). Digital backlot is more often used in some genre of movies, like sci-fi and comics, in order to achieve what would otherwise be too expensive or outright impossible to build a real set. Read more “Digital backlot”

Desktop video

Desktop video refers to a phenomenon lasting from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s when the graphics capabilities of personal computers such as Apple ‘s Commodore’s Amiga , the Apple Macintosh II and specially-upgraded IBM compatible PCs had advanced to the point where individuals and local broadcasters could use them for analog nonlinear editing (NLE) and vision mixing in video production . Despite the use of computers, video should not be confused with digital videosince the video data remained analog. Full-screen, full-motion video’s vast storage requirements meaning that the promise of digital encoding would not be realized on desktop computers for at least another decade. Read more “Desktop video”

Deleted scene

deleted szene (gold cut scene ) is footage That has-been removed from the final release of a movie or television show.

A related term is “extended scene,” the longer version of a scene that was shortened for the final version of the film. Often, extended scenes are included in the collections of deleted scenes, as they are referred to the scenes themselves, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Serenity . Read more “Deleted scene”

Composite film

composite film is a feature film whose screenplay is composed of two or more distinct stories. More, composite structure refers to an aesthetic principle in which the narrative structure relates to contiguity and linking rather than linearity. In a composite text or film, individual pieces are complete within themselves, yet they form a larger part of their individual parts. [1] Read more “Composite film”

Cold open

cold open (also called a teaser ) [1] is an American narrative tactic used in the United States in their television programs and / or their movies . It is the art of jumping Directly into a story at The Beginning or opening of the show before the title sequence or opening credits are shown. On television, this is often done on the theory that involving the audience in the plot as soon as possible will reduce the likelihood of their switching from a show during the commercial opening. [2] A cold open may also be used to recap events in previous episodes or storylines that will be revisited during the current episode. Read more “Cold open”

Closing credits

Closing credits or end credits are a list of the cast and crew of a Particular motion picture , television program , or video game . Where opening credits appear at the beginning of a work, closing credits appear close to, or at the end of a work. A full set of credits may include the cast and crew, but also production sponsors, distribution companies, and various legal disclaimers, such as copyright and more. Some long-running productions list ” production babies “. Read more “Closing credits”

Cine movie

Cine film (sometimes Cine , no acute accent) is the current commonly used in the UK to refer to the 9.5 mm , 16 mm , 8 mm and 8 motion picture movie formats used for home movies . It is not used to the extent of 35 mm or 70 mm film, and is incorrect if applied to any video format. In the US, “movie film” is the common informal term for all formats and “motion picture film” the formal one. Read more “Cine movie”

Character actor

character actor or character actress is a supporting actor who plays unusual, interesting, or eccentric characters . [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] The term, often contrasted with that of leading actor , is somewhat abstract and open to interpretation. [8] In a literal sense, all actors can be considered to be actors who play “characters”, [9] but in the usual sense it is an actor who plays a distinctive and important supporting role . [1] [10] Read more “Character actor”

Casting couch

The casting couch , casting-couch syndrome , or casting-couch mentality is the demanding of sexual favors by an employee or person in a position of power and authority, from an apprentice employee , or subordinate to a superior in return for an occupation for advancement within an organization . The term casting couch originated in the motion picture industry , with specific reference to layers in offices That Could be used for sexual activity entre casting directors or movie producteursand aspiring actor . [1] [2] [3] [4] It is not to be confused with the adult entertainment industry Where Such action May be a prerequisite, ALTHOUGH Many pornographic movies and pornographic websites play on the casting couch theme and allude to Similarities one May find in casting couch in film industry . quote needed ] Read more “Casting couch”


cartoon is a type of two-dimensional illustration , possibly animated. While the specific definition Has Changed over time, modern usage Refers to (a) Typically non- realisticsemi-realistic or artistic style of drawing or painting , (b) an image or series of pictures Intended for satire , caricature , or humor , or (c) a motion picture that links to a sequence of illustrations for its animation. An artist who creates cartoons is called a cartoonist . [1] Read more “Cartoon”

Because chase

car chase is the vehicular hot pursuit of suspects by law enforcers . The rise of the automotive industry in the 20th century Increased car ownership , leading to a growing number of criminals Attempting to evade Police In Their Own vehicle gold stolen car . Because they are often captured on the news broadcast by the police and by the police and media helicopters participating in the chase. Because these are also the subject of high-speed driving and the danger of high-speed driving. Read more “Because chase”

Cameo appearance

role cameo gold cameo appearance ( / k æ m i oʊ / ; Often Shortened to just cameo ) is a brief appearance of a hand or voice Known person in a work of the performing arts , unnamed gold Typically Appearing as Themselves. These roles are generally small in size, and they are often made to appear as they are in the form of a particular film. Short appearances by celebrities , film directors , politicians ,athletes , or musicians are common. A crew member of the movie or show playing a minor role Can Be Referred to have a cameo as well, Such As Alfred Hitchcock ‘s frequently Performed cameos . Read more “Cameo appearance”

Butterfly (lighting)

In cinematography , butterflies (Also Known As overheads ) are structures we qui materials are mounted so to control lighting in a szene gold photograph . Materials commonly used on butterflies include: flags (black, opaque materials), nets (layers of neutral-colored bobbin ), and diffusions (translucent white materials of different densities) for the purposes of blocking, dimming, and scattering light respectively. In general, butterflies are used only for very large materials (6 ft x 6 ft or greater), while smaller sizes are usually available for portable frames.) for ease of placement and storage. Read more “Butterfly (lighting)”

Breathing (lens)

Breathing refers to the shifting of an angle of view of a lens when changing the focus . Some (often higher quality) lenses are designed to lower the degree of this effect. Lens breathing does not prevent one from focusing or following focus with this lens, but it does not have the desire for any kind of focus, since it is noticeably changes the composition of the shot. [1] This is not the case with the aspiration and expulsion of the internal volume. Read more “Breathing (lens)”

Breakthrough role

breakthrough role , also known as a breakout role , [1] is a term in the film industry to describe the performance of an actor or actress in a performance which is a significant contributor to the development of their career and the beginning of critical recognition. A similar term, big break, indicate the occurrence for the performer, not the role itself. Such a moment in an actor’s career can often occur when they become more important. Often a breakthrough role is a significant increase in importance in the actor’s part in the film moving up from a minor character to a leading role, or a “high impact” role in a movie widespread recognition or popularity of the actor. [2]Martin Shingler defines a breakthrough performance as “which attracts the attention of film critics,” and “nominated for a major film award.” [3] Read more “Breakthrough role”

Box office bomb

In the motion picture industry , a ” box office bomb ” or ” box office flop ” is a film that is considered highly unsuccessful or unprofitable during its theatrical run, often following significant hype regarding its cost, production, or marketing efforts. [1] [2] Generally, any film for which the production and marketing costs exceed the combined revenue recovered after release is considered to have “bombed”. [3] Read more “Box office bomb”


blooper is a short sequence of a film or video production, usually a deleted scene, containing a mistake made by a member of the cast or crew. It also refers to an error made during a live radio or TV broadcast or news report, usually in the form of misspoken words or technical errors. The term blooper was popularized in the 1950s in a series of record albums entitled Pardon My Blooper , in which the definition of a blooper is thus given by the record series’ narrator: “Unintended indiscretions before microphone and camera.” Read more “Blooper”

Blockbuster (entertainment)

The term blockbuster was originally defined by a large audience response. After a while to a high-budget production at mass markets, with associated merchandising, on which the financial fortunes of a film studio or a distributor depended. It was defined by its production budget and marketing effort rather than its success and popularity, and was essentially a tag that a movie’s marketing itself. Read more “Blockbuster (entertainment)”

Black and white hat symbolism in film

In United States films of the Western genre between the 1920s and the 1940s, white hats were often worn by heroes and black hats by villains to symbolize the contrast in good versus evil. [1] The 1903 short movie The Great Train Robbery was the first to apply this convention. [2] Two exceptions to the convention Were portrayals by William Boyd (active 1918-1954), Who wore dark clothing as Hopalong Cassidy , and Robert Taylor ‘s portrayal in the movie The Law and Jake Wade (1958). [1] Read more “Black and white hat symbolism in film”

Below-the-line (filmmaking)

“Below-the-line” is a film budget for motion pictures , television programs , industrial films , independent films , student films and documentaries as well as commercials . The “line” in “below-the-line” refers to the production of scriptwriters , producers , directors , actors and casting ( “above-the-line” ) and the rest of the crew, or production team . [1] [2] Read more “Below-the-line (filmmaking)”

B movie

B movie or B movie is a low-budget commercial movie , but one that is not an arthouse movie . In its original use, during the Golden Age of Hollywood , the term more precisely identified films intended for distribution as the less-publicized bottom half of a dual feature (akin to B-sides for recorded music). Although the production of the movies is about a second feature, it’s a big part of the 1950s, the term B moviecontinue to be used in its further sense to this day. In its post-Golden Age usage, there is ambiguity on both sides of the definition: on the one hand, the primary interest of many inexpensive exploitation films is prurient; on the other, many B movies display a high degree of craft and aesthetic ingenuity. Read more “B movie”

Atmospheric theater

An atmospheric theater is a type of movie palacewhich was popular in the late 1920s. “Rather than seating the theater bosses in a boxlike, formal setting as passive observers of stage entertainment, the atmospheric design transported them to an exotic European courtyard or garden.A cerulean sky, often intricately dotted with accurately depicted starry skies with wispy floating clouds produced Rather than crystal candlesticks and gilt ornamentation there are arches, trellises, balconies and statuary to evoke a sense of the outdoors. the stars twinkled above, creating in the audience a sense of infinite space, when the entertainment was created as colors changed from yellow to red to mauve. The atmospheric theater design made the boss an active, comfortable resident of an imaginary time and place, not a passive, aloof occupant of an oppressive formal space.[1] Read more “Atmospheric theater”

Art department

Art department in movie terms means clustering the section of a generation ‘s crew Concerned with visual artistry. Working under the supervision of the production designer and / or art director , the art department is responsible for arranging the overall look of the film (ie modern / high tech, rustic, Victorian, etc.) As desired by the movie director . Individual positions within this department include: production designer , art director , art director , storyboard artist , concept artist , draftsman, art department coordinator , set decorator , set dresser , makeup artist, painter , master property , leadman , swing gang , production buyer , sculptor film , and property assistant . [1] [2] [3] [4] Read more “Art department”

Alternative title

An alternative title is a media sales device most prominently used in film distribution . Books and films are distributed under a different title when they are screened or sold in a different country. This can vary from small changes to the title, Such As the addition of The , to wholesale changes. Movie titles are also often changed when they are released on DVD or VHS . Read more “Alternative title”

All persons fictitious disclaimer

An all persons fictitious disclaimer is a disclaimer in which a work of media states that all persons portrayed in it are fictitious. This is done to Reduce the possibility of legal actions for libel from Any Person Who Believes That he or she has-been libeled via Their portrayal in the work (whether portrayed under Their real name or a different name) or believe que la work is real. Read more “All persons fictitious disclaimer”

Absolute movie

Absolute film is a film movement by the group of visionary artists in Germany in the 1920s: Hans Richter , Walter Ruttmann , Oskar Fischinger and the Swede Viking Eggeling .

These artists present different approaches to abstraction-in-motion: a similar to music, or the creation of an absolute language of form, a desire common to early abstract art. Ruttmann wrote of his film work as ‘painting in time.’ They used rudimentary handicraft, techniques, and language in their short films that could not be represented in the visual arts. Read more “Absolute movie”

1000 Crore Club

1000 Crore Club is an unofficial designation by the Indian film trade and related media, related to Indian language films that have grossed ₹ 1000 crore (10 trillion Indian rupees ) or more worldwide. It emerged in May 2017 , when two Indian films ran the ₹ 1,000 crore (US $ 160 million) milestone. [1] The South Indian film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion becomes the first Indian film to gross over 1000 crore worldwide. [2] It was followed by the Aamir Khan starring Bollywood movie Dangal, Qui est the Highest grossing Indian movie , Expanding the club to 1700 crore, [3] 1800 crore [4] and 1900 crore, [5] before Creating the ₹ 2,000 crore (US $ 310 million) club, [6] and Becoming The fifth highest-grossing no English language movie of all time. The 1000 crore club was preceded by the 100 crore club . Read more “1000 Crore Club”

100 Crore Club

100 Crore Club is an unofficial designation by the Indian film trade and the media, related to Indian language films that have net ₹ 100 crore (1 trillion Indian rupees ) or more in India after deducting the entertainment tax . [1] By 2012, the ₹ 100 crore (US $ 16 million) box office target had become “a new benchmark for a film to be declared a hit”, [2] and those affiliated with the 100 Crore Club were considered part of the “elite strata” within the Bollywood movie community. [3]It was succeeded by the 1000 Crore Club in 2017. Read more “100 Crore Club”