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ABOUT THE VISUAL GLOSSARY

The rich language of the cinema provides the foundation for JBFC's Visual Glossary. Clips from some of our greatest visual storytellers put these terms in context, showing how filmmakers use these concepts and techniques to create iconic imagery, memorable characters, and powerful stories.

Wipe

An editing transition in which one shot crops in a way to reveal the following one.

Zoom

The use of the zoom lens, which causes the image to increase in size (zoom in) or decrease in size (zoom out) without camera movement.