Technical terms for editing

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<ul><li> 1. Editing (Moesha)TECHNICAL TERMS FOR EDITING</li></ul> <p> 2. Shot Reverse Shot Shot reverse shot is a film technique where one character isshown looking at another character (off-screen), and then theother character is shown looking back at the first character. Sincethe characters are shown facing in opposite directions, the viewerthinks that they are looking at each other.ShotReverseShot 3. Establishing Shot A long shot, often the first in a sequence, which establishesthe positions of elements relative to each other and identifiesthe setting. Usually an extreme long or long shot offered atthe beginning of a scene or sequence providing the viewerwith the context of the subsequent closer shots.Location: School 4. Cross Cutting Swiftly cutting backwards and forwards between more thanone scene. The alternating of shots from twosequences, often in different locales, to suggest thesequences are taking place simultaneously. 5. Eye line Matching When a character looks into off-screen space the spectatorexpects to see what he or she is looking at so there will be a cutto show what is being looked at: object view another characterexample, character A will look off-screen at character B. Cut tocharacter B, who is in the same room and engaged. 6. Graphic Matching A visual rhyme between two following shots. 7. 180 Degree Rule The convention that the camera can beplaced in any position as long as it remains onone side of the action. 8. Matching on Action A cut between two shots of the same actionfrom different positions, giving an impressionof seamless simultaneity.</p>

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