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1. Point of view shot- Point of view shot is when a shot is taken from theperspective person or object.Close up- A close up to look at some ones face or an object which is important.Not much background is show in this shot.Long shot- Long shot is to show some ones full body or to show everything in thescene. 2. Extreme close up- Extreme close up is used to concentrate part of something or somethingimportant. For an example: A kids eye.Mid shot- A mid- shot is usual taken on a person body from the knees or waist and upwards. A mid-shot is in between the close up and long shot.Off screen shot- A off screen shot is when is on screen but when a small part of a full figure,like an arm, comes into the shot.Extreme long shot- Extreme long shot can be taken from a mile away or more. This shot istaken so that the landscape can been, this shot is to show where the its going to be placed. 3. Pans- when the camera goes side to sideTilt- when the camera goes up and down.Tracking- when the camera follows the important object. E.g.; Main character. 4. Birds-Eye view- Bird eyes view is when the angle is shot from above thescene.High Angle- high angle shot is used to show were looking down at the personor something, this could make us feel ere bigger then them or we have morepower them.Low Angle- Low angles help give a sense of confusion to a viewer, ofpowerlessness within the action of a scene. 5. Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, editing is forwhen you finish filming and you want to edit it by; putting the clips/scenes together,putting music on the film, special effects and more. 6. LoudnessSound is noise that you can hear from your ears - sound volumeHear like: Music Pitch Audio/Radio - the perceived "highness "or "lowness" of the sound People talking NoisesTimbre- a sounds "colour" or tone quality Dimensions of Film Sound:Rhythm- sounds rhythmic qualitiesFidelity- sound faithful to its sourceSpace- sounds spatial dimensionTime- simultaneous and non simultaneous sound 7. Lighting is part of the Mise en scene, lighting is used for us as the audience, for us tosee whats going on in the act or play. Lighting can you be used differently, oneexample is spot light. Spot light is when one light shines on a certain something(mainly a person) so us as audience, can concentrate whats going on . 8. Props are the objects that is used for a play, film, or real life. Props is around us everydaywithout props we wouldnt be able to live life. Props is, for an example; a pen (use it towrite)Theatrical term- is an object used on stage by actors to further the plot or story line of atheatrical creation. 9. Setting is when a place or background is set to be acted at or filmed at. Like river side orthe desert. 10. A character is an actor or any kind of person in a film or fairy tale. Like Tom Cruise or Bugsbunny. An character is what makes the film because we need to them to act in the movie orplay. 11. Facial expression is part of the gestures. Facial expression is used so we can see some onesreaction to a certain situation or to tell whats going on in the film/play without hearing it,by looking at it 12. Acting- is when a actor in movie or a play, plays a certain character and performs in frontof an audience. 13. A costume is the clothes that is worn in a movie or play to show who the character is.