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biopic

February 23, 2012

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Short for biographical motion picture. A film presenting the biography of a person, usually a famous one.

costume designer

February 23, 2012

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Responsible for creating or matching clothes to create costumes.

costume

February 23, 2012

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Clothes that characters wear. They can do all or some of the following: inform about the character’s general position, age, character etc. or current mood, position etc. create a new world or depict an existing one differentiate characters promote goods Particular costumes are either created or chosen (form ready clothes) by the costume designer.

off-book

February 23, 2012

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An actor (actress) is off-book when he (she) has learned all his lines by heart. He (she) doesn’t need the script any more.

trainer

February 23, 2012

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Makes animals on set perform needed actions.

topline

February 23, 2012

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To be the biggest star of a movie. The word comes form the fact, that sometimes the star’s name is on top of a poster etc., even above the film title.

reel

February 23, 2012

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A strip of film (tape) wound on a metal wheel. The wheel usually contains 15 to 20 minutes of film material.