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What does Rabiger say about screen grammar?
it mimics how we perceive reality and everyday life
Rabiger: fixed camera position is like...
you standing in one place, looking around
Rabier: brief shot is like...
cursory glance to orient ourselves
Rabiger: held shot is like...
taking a long look
Rabiger: a closeup shot is like...
when we take a detailed focused look at something
Rabiger: wide shot is like...
when we look at something that is far away, large, busy
WHy does Rabiger say that the camera moves?
motivated (like humans) by: following object, looking for something, or because bored
What is craning?
vertical movement of the entire camera
What is dollying, tracking, or trucking?
horizontal movement of the camera through space
What is crab dollying?
moving sideways to follow the subject that is moving in the roughly perpendicular direction
What is the master scene technique?
Coverage order: Master, 2shot, singles or o/s, CUs, cutaways, and inserts
What is the 180 degree rule?
don't cross the "line" or "axis" or you will disorient your viewer
What is the vonnegut formula
What is gosford park an example of; what does it accomplish
crossing the 180 line, you cannot identify with any one character
What things are undesirable in a script?
inner feelings, directions that give backstory,