Industry glossary termsThere are 201 entries in this glossary.
A federal statute which allows 30 days after first employment before being required to join a Union.
The clapboard indication of a shot "taken" or printed.
The announcement of periodic five minute breaks.
The brand name of a device which enables a broadcaster to read a script while looking into the camera lens.
TV shows or feature film work, as opposed to commercials.
- THREE BELLS
An audible warning for QUIET because a scene is about to be filmed.
- TIGHT SHOT (Go in Tight)
Framing of a shot with little or no space around the central figure(s) of feature(s); usually a close-up.
The up and down movement of a camera.
Overtime payment of 1 1/2 times the hourly rate.
- TRACKING SHOT
A shot taken while the camera is moving, either on a dolly or mounted on a moving vehicle.
Short for "trade papers" - The newspapers and periodicals such as the Hollywood Reporter and Variety that specifically feature information on the entertainment industry.
(a) The number of hours between dismissal one day and call time the next day. (b) To shoot a scene from another direction.
A camera framing two persons.