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Christopher 1 Taylor Christopher Professor Wicks LIT 209 September 20, 2013 Film Terms 3 Locate authoritative print and/or web sources to define the following film terms. Include a double-spaced and appropriately formatted Works Cited Page as necessary. 1) auteur - a filmmaker whose personal influence and artistic control over a movie are so great that the filmmaker is regarded as the author of the movie 2) film noir - cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particu- larly those that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations 3) tracking shot - considered to be synonymous with dolly shot; a shot in which the camera is mounted on a cart which travels along tracks 4) panning shot - a photographic technique used to freeze the motion of moving objects 5) establishing shot - usually the first shot of a new scene, designed to show the audience where the action is taking place; usually a very wide shot or extreme wide shot 6) key lighting - the main lighting source in a scene; placed to one side of the camera/subject so
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Unformatted text preview: 6) key lighting - the main lighting source in a scene; placed to one side of the camera/subject so that that side is well lit and the other side has some shadow; used in conjunction with fill lighting and backlighting to create a three-point system Christopher 2 Works Cited “Establishing Shot.” Establishing Shot. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. ( ). “Google.” Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. ( >). “Learn Panning in 5 Steps.” StepByStep-Photography. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. ( ). “The Standard 3-Point Lighting Technique.” Media College. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. ( ). “Tracking Shot.” Tracking Shot. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. ( )....
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