Shot: A shot is a single piece of film ____________________________.
Establishing Shot: Often a long shot or a series of shots that __________________, this technique is used to establish setting and to _____________________________________.
Long Shot (LS): A shot from some distance. If the shot is of a person, the _____________
________________. A long shot may show the isolation or vulnerability of a character.
Medium Shot (MS): The most common shot. The camera seems to be a medium distance from the object being filmed. A medium shot _______________________. The effect is to ground the story.
Close-up Shot (CS): The image being shot takes up at least _____ percent of the frame.
Extreme Close-up: The image being shot is part of a whole, such as an ______________.
Two Shot: A scene between two people shot exclusively from an angle that includes ___
_____________________; it is used in scenes where interaction between the two characters is important.
Eye Level: A shot taken from a _________ —that is, at the character’s eye level. Ninety to ninety-five percent of the shots seen are eye level because it is the most _________ angle.
High Angle: The camera is _________ the subject. This angle usually has the effect of making the subject look ___________ than normal, giving the character the appearance of being _____________________________________.
Low Angle: The camera films the subject from ________. This angle usually has the effect of making the subject look _________ than normal, and thus ________________________.
Pan: A stationary camera moves from __________________ on a horizontal axis.
Tilt: A stationary camera moves _______________ along a vertical axis.
Zoom: A stationary camera in which the _______ moves to make an object seem to move __________________________ from the camera. With this technique, moving into a character is often a _______________________ movement, while moving away distances or separates the audience from the character.
Dolly/Tracking: The camera is on a track that allows it to _________________. The term also refers to any camera mounted on a ________________________.
High Key: The scene is _________ with light, creating a __________ and open-looking scene.
Low Key: The scene is flooded with _________________, creating suspense or suspicion.
Bottom or Side Lighting: Direct lighting comes from ________________, which often makes the subject appear ________________________.
Front or Back Lighting: Soft lighting _____________________________ gives the appearance of _______________________________________.
Cut: The most common editing technique; _____________ of film are spliced together to “cut” to another image.
Fade: A gradual change in the light to move from one scene to another. A fade can begin in ____________________________________ (fade in) or the image may gradually get darker (fade out). A fade often implies that ________________, or it may signify _________ of a scene.
Dissolve: A type of fade in which one image is ______________________. It can create a connection between images.
Wipe: A new image wipes off the previous image. A wipe is more ____________ and _________________________.
Shot-Reverse Shot: A shot of one subject, then another, and then back to the first. This technique is often used for ____________________________.
Cross Cutting: A cut into action that is happening _________________. This technique is also called _________________. It can create ____________________ and can form a ___________________________.
Eye-Line Match: A cut from an object to a person. This technique shows what a person ______________________ and can help reveal a character’s thoughts.
Diegetic: This type of sound could ________________________________ in the film.
Non-diegetic: This type of sound ____________ be heard by the characters. It is designed for ________________________. An example might be ominous music to foreshadow an event.