(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. screen, cinematic, filmic, motion, sound, picture, photographic.
Syn. motion picture, moving picture, photoplay, cinema, film, show, screenplay, video, talking picture, silent picture, photodrama, cinematograph, cartoon, animated cartoon, serial, comedy, foreign film, travelogue, short, documentary, videotape, talkie*, flick*, flicker*; see also drama , entertainment 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
motion picture, moving picture, film, picture, show, screenplay, cinema, photoplay, silver screen, video, *talkie, *flick, documentary, docudrama, melodrama, epic, *spaghetti western, horse opera, B movie, blue movie, stag film, *skin flick. ''Life with the dull parts cut out.''—Alfred Hitchcock.
actor/small role: bit player, cameo appearance, extra actor who is partially created by computer
make-up effects: synthespian
advertising/promotional clip: trailer
aerial shot: crane shot
award: Academy Award, Oscar
black-and-white to color process: colorization
box office smash: *boffo
captioned drawings of planned camera shots: storyboard
clapper: slate
daytime run movie: matinee
digital special effect that metamorphoses person or thing: morphing
directs actors and technicians: director
double scene effect: split screen
electrician assistant: best boy
electrician in charge of lights: gaffer
end of shooting for the day: wrap
fade out effect: dissolve
gunshot wound effect: squib
head of financing and hiring: producer
joining of two pieces of film: splice
journals of the industry: Trades, Variety, Hollywood Reporter
library film: stock footage
lip synchronization on short loops of film: looping
location finder: location scout
moving shot: dolly shot, trucking shot
music of: score
object: prop
past, scene from character’s: flashback
photographer, motion picture: cinematographer
prints from day’s shooting: dailies, rushes
proposal of movie to financiers: pitch
publicity: publicist
record dialogue and sound effects: dub, Foley
rolling credits at end of movie: crawl, closing credits
script continuity: script supervisor
set or prop assistant: grip
sets and costumes head: art director
sound effects room: Foley studio
sound recorder: sound technician, Foley artist
stop-action photography: pixillation
superimposition effect: blue screen, matte shot
studio and outside shooting area: lot, backlot
wardrobe assistant: dresser
widening shot: pull-back
wide-screen film process: Cinemascope
wide side-to-side shot: pan
writer: screenwriter, script doctor
writer’s outline: treatment
zooming in effect: zoom shot

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