KEY VOCABULARY (from Quizlet!)

Animation: the process of creating the illusion of motion by creating individual frames as opposed to filming naturally occurring action at a regular frame rate

 

Aspect ratio: a measure of the relative sizes of the horizontal and vertical components of an image- standard=4:3 widescreen=16:9

 

Camera: a device for recording images

 

Cel: hand drawn sheet representing a single animation frame

 

Computer generated imagery (GGI): use of computer graphics to create or enhance special effects

 

Cinematographer: a person with expertise in the art of capturing images

 

Claymation: animation of models constructed from clay

 

Cut: a change in either camera angle or placement, location, or time

 

Director: the principal creative artist on a movie set

 

Editing: reconstructing the sequence of events in a movie

 

Frame: individual picture which eventually appears on a print

 

Frame rate: the number of frames captured or projected per second

 

Producer: oversees and delivers a film project

 

Scene: continuous block of storytelling set in a single location or following a particular character

 

Score: musical component of a movies soundtrack

 

Set: environment used for filming

 

Screenplay: a written work detailing story, setting, and dialogue

 

Special effects: artificial effects used to create illusions for a movie

 

Stop motion: form of animation in which objects are filmed frame by frame and altered slightly between each frame

 

Storyboard: graphic organizer in the form of sketches or images displayed in sequence for the purpose of pre visualizing a motion picture

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