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Glossary: FILM & TV GLOSSARY

anamorphic lens

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a lens for making widescreen films using regular Academy ratio frame size. The camera lens takes in a wide field of view and squeezes it onto the frame, and a similar projector lens unsqueezes in onto a wide theatre screen. CinemaScope and Panavision are examples of anamorphic widescreen processes.

angle of framing

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animation

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any process whereby artificial movement is created by photographing a series of drawings or computer images one by one.

artisanal production

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a production in contrast to the mass production of studio production. A filmmaker, producer, and crew devote their energy to making a single film.

aspect ratio

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the relationship of the television or film frame's width to its height.