“Stand by, picture’s up! Cameras are rolling. Scene 24, take 2, A and B camera common mark…Speed! And…Action!”
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the movie industry? Do you watch the credits for a film and wonder what a grip or a gaffer is or what they do? Do you want to learn the behind-the-scenes lingo used by the cast and crew?
With the A to Z Guide to Film Terms, you’re sure to be talking like Steven Spielberg in a hurry.
Learn strange sounding terms and phrases such as:
“Gaffer” (the person in charge of the lighting and electrics crew) “Honeywagons” (the washroom trailers)
“Jack Lord” (50mm lens)
“Magic Hour” (that golden time just before the sun sets)
“Martini Shot” (the last shot of the day)