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SUMMARY UNIT 2

– Audiovisual language is a system of communication that incorporates visual and audio elements.
– Film is an art and a means of communication that tells a story using movement, with a specific
space, time and sound.
– Frames: each of the photographs that are exposed on the film negative.
– Frame or field of view: space captured by the camera lens.
Structure
– Long.
– Shot: the field of view from a specific
– Medium.
FILM position or angle.
– Close-up.
TERMINOLOGY
– Pan.
– Tracking or
– Movements:
travelling.
Camera – Zoom.
– Eye-level.
– Angles: – High-angle.
– Low-angle.

– Studio: the space where the activities involved in producing a TV show


are carried out.
Elements – Production: the processes involved in making a programme.
– Script or screenplay: the text which contains the entire story.
TELEVISION
– Direction: equivalent to film direction.
TERMINOLOGY
– Entertainment: contests, reality shows, magazine programmes and
shows/performances.
Genres
– Fiction: series, TV films, soap operas and films.
– Documentary.

– Interactive art or cyberart: the observer can – Interactive pieces.


manipulate the reality simulated in the work
of art as if it were a collaborative piece. – Installations of interactive objects.
NEW
TECHNOLOGIES – Video art: artistic creation made using digital or electromagnetic video.
– Laser beams: beams of light used in a variety – Lighting for performances.
of ways in the world of artistic images. – Decoration for building façades.