14/11/2011

Helpful terminology!

This is some terminology. THIS IS HANDY JESS, REMEMBER IT.

Cinematography: 
  • Angles: 
    • Bird's eye view
    • Tilted
    • Oblique
    • Over the shoulder
    • Eye level
    • High angle/crane
    • Point of view
    • Low angle 
  • Shots: 
    • Extreme long shot
    • Long shot
    • Close up
    • Extreme close up 
    • Weather shot
    • Wide shot
    • Full shot
    • Medium close up
    • Two shot
  • Camera movement
    • Snorricam
    • Dolly shot
    • Pan
    • Tracking
    • Zoom in
    • Zoom out
    • Steadicam
    • Handheld
    • Shot reverse shot
  • Shot position
  • Shot framing
Mise-en-scene
  • Costume
  • Props
  • Set/location
  • Actors
  • Makeup
  • Production design
  • Body movement
  • Lighting
    • low key
    • high key
    • high contrast
    • moderate
  • Colour
    • The dominant
    • Contrasting foils
    • Colour symbolism
Sound:
  • Diegetic
  • Non-diegetic 
  • Pace/tempo
  • Volume
  • Instrumentals 
  • Pitch
  • Soundtrack
  • Dialogue
Editing:

  • Transitions
    • Fade in
    • Fade out
    • Cut
    • Rapid cut
    • Intercutting
    • Eyeline match
    • Action match
    • Jump cut
    • Dissolve
    • Cut away
  • Use of focus
  • 180 degree rule
  • Rule of thirds
  • Golden spots
Theorists and theories

  • Noam Chomsky: Manufacturing Consent/filters
  • Jenny Morris: Disability representation
  • Ferdinand de Saussure: Semiotics - Signs and signification
  • Roland Barthes: Mythologies/Enigma code
  • Stewart Hall: Representation 
  • Jack Sheehan: Reel Bad Arabs
  • Claude Levi Strauss: Binary Oppositions
  • Karen Ross: Disabled people wanting to have more respect within the media.
  • Verisimilitude: How real it is.

1 comment:

  1. An effective start to your glossary. It'll be massive come next year.

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