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Activity1.8 The Language of Film


Film techniques have their own terminology. To communicate successfully either about or in film
some familiarity with this language is a bonus.

Language of FilmLanguage shapes our ideas – they couldn't exist without it – and, in the same way, basic film and video techniques shape a movie, whatever its format.

This is a good stage of your project to find out more about them so that you can begin to use the language appropriately in your reviews and think about which techniques could be adopted or adapted for your own video production.

Read the 'Video techniques' illustrated glossary and refer to it to help you identify
some of the techniques used in the videos you review for the next sections..

pin Video techniques - help sheet and illustrated glossary


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