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Script Supervising and Film Continuity, 3rd Edition by Pat P Miller

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Film Language

The preceding chapters delineated the continuity supervisor's role with respect to 1) breaking down the script and recording the activities of a day's shoot, 2) your relationship with the editor and the production office, 3) the technology of film-making, and 4) your creative interaction with the director. Rather than a routine glossary at the end of the book, I prefer to include the definition of terms within the body of the text. In that way, the vocabulary becomes an intrinsic part of your film education.

INDUSTRY TERMINOLOGY

“A” Negative Exposed camera film that has been processed at the laboratory and printed onto positive film stock: the printed takes.

Academy The term refers to the standard aperture size for framing a ...

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