FILM LEXICON

ANGLE OF ILLUMINATION

AXIS OF ACTION

BACKLIGHTING

BLOCKING

CAMERA ANGLE

CAMERA DISTANCE

CAMERA MOVEMENT

CANTED FRAME

CLASSICAL EDITING

CLOSE-UP

CONTINUITY EDITING

CONTINUITY SYSTEM

CRANE SHOT

CROSSCUTTING AND PARALLEL EDITING

CUT

DEEP SPACE/ DEEP FOCUS/ DEPTH OF FIELD

DEPTH OF FIELD

DIEGESIS

DIEGETIC INTERNAL SOUND

DIEGETIC OFFSCREEN SOUND

DIEGETIC ONSCREEN SOUND

DIRECTION OF LIGHTING

DISSOLVE

DOLLY SHOT

EDITING

ELLIPSIS or ELLIPTICAL EDITING

ESTABLISHING SHOT

EXPRESSIONISM

EXTREME CLOSE-UP

EXTREME LONG SHOT

EYELINE MATCH

FADE

FILL LIGHT

FRAMING

FRONTAL LIGHTING

FULL FACE SHOT

GRAPHIC MATCH

HAND-HELD SHOT

HEIGHT OF FRAMING

HIGH ANGLE SHOT

HIGH/LOW CONTRAST LIGHTING

HIGH-KEY LIGHTING

HOLLYWOOD EDITING

INTERNAL FRAMING

JUMP CUT

KEY LIGHT

LIGHTING

LIGHTING SOURCE

LONG SHOT

LONG TAKE

LOW ANGLE SHOT

LOW CONTRAST LIGHTING

LOW-KEY LIGHTING

MATCH ON ACTION

MEDIUM CLOSE-UP

MEDIUM LONG SHOT

MEDIUM SHOT

MISE-EN-SCENE

NON-DIEGETIC INSERT

NON-DIEGETIC SOUND

OFFSCREEN SPACE

180 DEGREE RULE

OVERHEAD SHOT

OVER-THE-SHOULDER SHOT

PAN

PARALLEL EDITING

PLAN AMERICAIN

POINT OF VIEW SHOT

QUALITY OF ILLUMINATION

REACTION SHOT

RE-ESTABLISHING SHOT

REFLEXIVITY

REVERSE ANGLE SHOOTING

SEQUENCE SHOT

SHOT

SHOT/REVERSE SHOT

SHOT SCALE

SHOT TRANSITIONS

SIDE LIGHTING

SIDE VIEW

SOUND BRIDGE

SOUND - SPATIAL RELATIONS TO IMAGE

STRAIGHT-ON SHOT

SWISH

30 DEGREE RULE

THREE-POINT LIGHTING

THREE-QUARTER SHOT

THREE-QUARTER VIEW

TILT

TOP LIGHTING

TRACKING SHOT

TRUNCATION

TWO SHOT

UNDERLIGHTING

VOICE-OVER

WHIP PAN

WIPE

ZOOM