Browsing All posts tagged under »O«

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.

online edit

February 10, 2012

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Final editing conducted on full quality versions of the sound and picture. Takes place after the picture lock, that is reached in the process of offline editing.

offline edit

February 10, 2012

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Preliminary edit – all the cuts are decided on (in and out points are set) in the process conducted on a medium-quality digital version of the material. The final effect of offline editing is the picture lock. As soon as it is finished, online editing begins.

on-set dresser

February 5, 2012

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See: set dresser

observational documentary

February 2, 2012

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Documentary film making style – documenting life with an unobtrusive camera, with as little interaction as possible. See also: fly on the wall

OC

January 30, 2012

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Abbrev. for off camera. Something that happens out of the sight of the camera and therefore is not visible on the screen in a finished film.