The Shot

Narrative films are made up of a series of shots. Also referred to as a take, a shot is defined as an uninterrupted run of the camera. Shots can be manipulated in many ways. The following terms, grouped under the headings of Editing, Shot Duration, Shot Type, Camera Movement, Camera Angle, Camera Lens, Lighting, Composition, Symbolism, and Sound, provide definitions of some of the most common techniques by which shots can be ordered and arranged for expressive effect in narrative films.

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Film Making

Film Making

If you have ever wanted the secrets to making your own film, here it is: Indy Film Insider Tips And Basics To Film Making. Have you ever wanted to make your own film? Is there a story you want to tell? You might even think that this is impossible. Studios make films, not the little guy. This is probably what you tell yourself. Do you watch films with more than a casual eye? You probably want to know how they were able to get perfect lighting in your favorite scene, or how to write a professional screenplay.

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