Presentation on theme: "Elements of Film Basic Film Terms. Shot: a segment of film; an image that begins when the camera is started and ends either when the camera is stopped."— Presentation transcript:
Shot: a segment of film; an image that begins when the camera is started and ends either when the camera is stopped or the shot is replaced by a new image.
Basic Film Elements Scene: a unit of film composed of a number of interrelated shots
Basic Film Terms Frame: the perimeter of the viewing screen Mise-en-scene (frame composition): in French, this term means what is in front of the camera; it refers to the visual style of a scene, or the arrangement of lighting, props, characters, setting, etc.
What can you tell me about this scene based on its mise-en-scene?
Basic Film Terms Cinematography: the making of lighting and camera choices when recording film for cinema.
Basic Camera Shots Establishing shot: a wide-angled shot that provides a view of the setting.
Basic Camera Shots Full Shot: An image in which the distance between the camera and subject is far, usually showing the full shot of a person.
Basic Camera Shots Medium Shot: a relatively close shot, revealing some detail. (generally includes the subject from the waist or knees up.
Basic Camera Shots Close-up: a detailed view of the subject, especially on the subjects face.
Basic Camera Shots Extreme Close up: a magnified view of something that fills the entire frame.