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Technical Language of Moving Image Year 9

Gill Clayton | Thursday September 10, 2009

Categories: KS3, Year 9, Key Concepts, Media Language, Other Topics, Moving Images

Technical Language of Moving Image - Year 9 - Student Sheet

Camera Shots

Establishing Shot - ES ........................................................................................

Long Shot - LS ........................................................................................

Mid/medium Shot - MS ........................................................................................

Close Up - CU ........................................................................................

Big/Extreme Close Up - BCU/ECU ........................................................................................

Point of View Shot - POV ........................................................................................

Over the Shoulder Shot ...............................................................................................................

Bird’s Eye View Shot ...............................................................................................................

Camera Angles

High Angle - HA ....................................................................................................

Eye Level - EL ....................................................................................................

Low Angle - LA ....................................................................................................

Camera Movements

................... Camera stays in one place and moves horizontally from left to right or right to left.

................... Camera stays in one place and moves vertically from high to low angle or low to high.

................... Zoom in / out to make things seem larger or smaller.

................... Camera moves along following the action, like it is on a track.

 

Edit Transitions


(Main ones – there are many others)

........................................... The most common transition, the shot simply moves to the next one.

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