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24 fps.

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Gauges

# of scan lines
8 mm, 16 mm, 35mm, etc.

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Film
Video
Digital
light
electricity
1's and 0's
LuMiere Films
first films, 50 sec., about real life: trains, workers
Realistic

Formalistic
Let it happen in front of screen
Manipulating during post-production
Reversal
A turning point in the movie. There should be a lot of these. Affect protagonist
Confrontation
A middle reversal
Dark moment
Things can't get any worse
Difference between novel and screenplay
Novel is in past, screenplay is present
Narrative
The story
Form
How the story is shown
Sequence
A series of shots
A shot
A period between cuts
Diegesis
What is inside the world of the movie(lightsaber in star wars is part of diegesis)
The need

The goal
What the audience needs protagonist to do.
What protagonist wants to do
Jump cut
camera doesn't move but object does. Manipulates space and time.
Mise en scene
Staging a scene (framing and imaging), when Kane and wife get older in Citizen Kane
Cinematicity
An approach to filmmaking that is unique and focuses on formalism
protagonist
character driven into action by inciting incident
Non-linear narrative
Like Memento
Cinematography
"Writing with moving light", deciding what film stocks to use for specific light, etc.
Continuity editing
cutting to maintain continuous clear narrative action
Crosscutting
Two different shots at different locations occurring at the same time
Deep focus
keeps both close and distant planes in sharp focus
Dialogue overlap
When sound from shot B is heard during shot A
Direct sound
captured during filming
Diegetic sound
is normal for world being filmed, like cheers at a stadium
Establishing shot
shooting mountains as cowboys ride through them
Hard lighting
Illumination that creates sharp-edge shadows
high-key lighting
Illumination the creates little contrast between the light and dark areas of shot
External diegetic sound
We assume characters and audience can hear it
Internal diegetic sound
We assume character thinking and audience can hear it but the other characters cannot
Motif
an element in a film that is represented in a significant way
Racking focus
Shifting focus from one plane to another plane
Exposition
giving necessary background information
Call sheet
details all of the shots for the day
verisimilitude
a convincing appearance of truth
Satellites
minor plot events that add texture
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