CREDITS

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and was authored by Mariano Prunes, Michael Raine and Mary Litch.

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Introduction
What This Guide Covers
How this Guide Is Organized
Navigating the Guide
Conventions Used in this Guide
Additional Resources
Feedback
Credits
1 Basic Terms
auteur
diegesis
editing
flashback flashforward
focus
genres
mise-en-scene
story/plot
scene sequence
shot
2 Mise-en-scene
I Decor
rear projection
II Lighting
three-point lighting
high-key lighting
low-key lighting
III Space
deep space
frontality
matte shot
offscreen space
shallow space
IV Costume
V Acting
typage
3 Cinematography
I Quality
color
contrast
deep focus
shallow focus
depth of field
exposure
racking focus
rate
telephoto shot
zoom shot
II Framing
angle of framing
aspect ratio
level of framing
canted framing
following shot
reframing
point-of-view shot
III Scale
extreme longshot
longshot
medium longshot
medium close-up
close-up
extreme close-up
IV Movement
crane shot
handheld camera, steadycam
pan
tilt
tracking shot
whip pan
4 Editing
I Devices
a) Transitions
cheat cut
cross cutting, aka parallel editing
cut-in, cut away
dissolve
iris
jump cut
establishing shot/reestablishing shot
shot/reverse shot
superimposition
wipe
b) Matches
eyeline match
graphic match
match on action
c) Duration
long take, aka plan-sequence
overlapping editing
rhythm
II Styles
continuity editing
montage
elliptical editing
5 Sound
I Sound editing
sound bridge
sonic flash
II Source
diegetic/non-diegetic
direct sound
nonsimultaneous
offscreen
postsynchronization: dubbing
sound perspective
synchronous sound
voice over
III Quality
6 Analysis