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									Film Terms



         Cory Wills
    Media Production 01
          8/25/08
Magical Lantern

• A device that projected painted
  pictures on a wall or a screen
• This was a very popular way of
  entertainment
Stereoscopes

• This is an optical toy
• The picture it came with was
  two of the same picture
• When looking at the picture in
  the stereoscope the image was
  3D
Cast

• A selection of actors that are
  chosen for a play, opera,or a
  movie.
Photo Flood

• A photo flood is a high
  powered screw in light bulb
• Ranges from 250 to 500
  watts
Tracking Shot

• A tracking shot is when the
  camera moves while filming
• A tracking shot or a dolly shot
Clap Board

• The clap board is a stick hinged
  to a board
• The clap board is used to record
  a scene number
Spacer

• A spacer is a metal cylindrical
  object with a flat side
• Used to spread out reels
Head Room

• The space between the actors
  head and the top of the camera
  shot
• This is important for transfer
  from film to blow up
Paper Tape

• A Thin roll of tape
• It holds the film ends when
  editing
Pigeon

• A round disc in a lighting studio
• Used to move lights on the
  ground
Dissolve

• A transition from one scene to
  the next scene.
• This is done by the editors that
  edit the film
References

• http://www.missxpose.com/wp-
  content/uploads/2008/01/crash_movi
  e.jpg
• http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2245/22
  25817214_99e1428664.jpg?v=0
• http://cepa.newschool.edu/~schlemoj
  /film_courses/glossary_of_film_terms/
  glossary.html
Bibliography

• http://di1.shopping.com/images/pi/6b/
  dc/a7/34218444-177x150-0-0.jpg
• http://www.spaphoto.co.uk/store/aca
  talog/photoflood.jpg
• http://cepa.newschool.edu/~schlemoj
  /film_courses/glossary_of_film_terms/
  glossary.html

								
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