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Film gate

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The film gate is the rectangular opening in the front of a motion picture camera where the film is exposed to light. [1]

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The Arri Group is a global supplier of motion picture film equipment.

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Assistant director

The role of an assistant director on a film includes tracking daily progress against the filming production schedule, arranging logistics, preparing daily call sheets, checking cast and crew, and maintaining order on the set.

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Camera lens

A camera lens (also known as photographic lens or photographic objective) is an optical lens or assembly of lenses used in conjunction with a camera body and mechanism to make images of objects either on photographic film or on other media capable of storing an image chemically or electronically.

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Camera magazine

A camera magazine is a light-tight chamber or pair of chambers designed to hold film and move motion picture film stock before and after it has been exposed in the camera.

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Casanova (2005 film)

Casanova is a 2005 American romance film directed by Lasse Hallström starring Heath Ledger and loosely based on the life of Giacomo Casanova.

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A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.

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Citrus × sinensis

Citrus × sinensis, also known as the Citrus aurantium Sour Orange Group, includes the commonly cultivated sweet oranges, including blood oranges and navel oranges.

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A flashlight (more often called a torch outside North America) is a portable hand-held electric light.

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Focus puller

A focus puller, or 1st assistant camera, is a member of a film crew's camera department whose primary responsibility is to maintain image sharpness on whatever subject or action is being filmed.

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Gas duster

Gas duster, also known as canned air, is a product used for cleaning or dusting electronic equipment and other sensitive devices that cannot be cleaned using water.

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List of motion picture film formats

This list of film formats catalogues formats developed for shooting or viewing motion pictures, ranging from the Chronophotographe format from 1888, to mid-20th century formats such as the 1953 CinemaScope format, to more recent formats such as the 1992 IMAX HD format.

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Movie camera

The movie camera, film camera or cine-camera is a type of photographic camera which takes a rapid sequence of photographs on an image sensor or on a film.

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Oliver Stapleton

Oliver Stapleton, BSC is an English cinematographer.

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Post-production is part of the process of filmmaking, video production, and photography.

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Registration pin

A registration pin is a device intended to hold a piece of film, paper or other material in place during photographic exposure, copying or drawing.

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Rotary disc shutter

A rotary disc shutter is a type of shutter.

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Wet-transfer film gate

A wet-transfer film gate, or wet gate for short, is a film gate that is submerged in liquid, used for film restoration and archival scanning.

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Zoom lens

A zoom lens is a mechanical assembly of lens elements for which the focal length (and thus angle of view) can be varied, as opposed to a fixed focal length (FFL) lens (see prime lens).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film_gate

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