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The industry concerned with the production, distribution and appreciation of films.

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tony scott

Cinema; Filmmaking

Anthony David "Tony" Scott (June 21, 1944-August 19, 2012) was a British film director. He has edited movies such as Top Gun, The Hunger, Enemy of the State and Beverly Hills Cop ...


Cinema; Filmmaking

A company that manufactures 16mm and 35mm cameras.

aerial shot

Cinema; Filmmaking

A camera shot filmed in an exterior location from far overhead (from a bird's eye view), as from a helicoptor, blimp, balloon, plane, or kite.

aces and deuces

Cinema; Filmmaking

Refers to the power of light in flimmaking. ACES are 1K or 1000 watt lights and deuces are 2K or 2000 watt lights.

sound stage

Cinema; Filmmaking

In common usage, a sound stage is a soundproof, hangar-like structure, building, or room, used for the production of theatrical filmmaking and television production, usually ...


Cinema; Filmmaking

Literally, the combination of the two Italian words for "clear/bright" and "dark"; refers to a notable, contrasting use of light and shade in scenes; often achieved by using a ...


Cinema; Filmmaking

Refers to the arrangement of different elements (i.e., colors, shapes, figures, lines, movement, and lighting) within a frame and in a scene.