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photographic arts and techniques involved in making motion pictures.

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a branch of culture and industry comprising the production of motion pictures and their screening for viewers. As one of the forms of art best suited to a mass audience, cinematography is a major means of political and scientific propaganda. It employs the techniques of motion-picture technology. Motion pictures are produced at film studios, and film and equipment are manufactured by the film industry. Motion pictures are shown in theaters, in halls with portable equipment, and on television.


(graphic arts)
Motion picture photography.


the art or science of film (motion-picture) photography
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283), thereby pleading for an unattainable gaze that would, in her eyes, legitimize her cinematographic discourse.
According to the different perspectives offered to the enunciatee, but also the emphasis of one or another of elements (enunciator, enunciatee, enonce), Casetti builds a typology of the filmic discourse defining four categories of structures involved in every cinematographic work.
In A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, two relevant procedures reinforce the updated quality of the text: the presence of historical information on screen about Ireland in the very beginning of the cinematographic narrative and the use of language spoken in dialogues or voiceover.
One of the directors in last year's film festival said that he knew 700 cinematographic terms, but his film didn't move me at all as was the case with most of this year's films.
Though all chapters bring informative and creative topics, the second chapter in particular, "Something old, something new: Amelie's narrative," deserves attention, as it breaks down the plot development to highlight Jeunet's strategy in introducing characters, genre adoption, cinematographic influences, and the evolution of what will become the cultural icon "Amelie.
Bracingly original, with a fresh visual style that utilizes multiple cinematographic treatments, Shortbus is unlike any other American film that's come (pun intended) before.
LAUREL DANIEL, who has died, aged 89, in a high-care nursing home in Melbourne following a stroke, had an enviable place in cinematographic history.
Cinematic hypertext is a fourth paradigm of hypertext that frames the problem of maintaining coherence as one of representing and communicating discourse form in ways inspired by the mechanisms underpinning cinematographic languages for expressing coherently narrative relations.
It does use the cinematographic technique of showing footage of IDF soldiers as "eyewitness testimony" of IDF "war-crimes" is being heard.
What some have referred to as "prayer on film," Baraka is a masterful cinematographic circumnavigation of the globe that meditates, through image and sound, upon themes of creation, civilization, and humankind's apparent determination to self-destruct.
A wonderful, mind exploding cinematographic experience, and beautifully violent, with sophisticated and well-constructed characters.