time-lapse

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time-lapse

(tīm′lăps′)
adj.
Of, using, or being a technique that photographs a naturally slow process, such as plant growth, on movie film at intervals, so that continuous projection of the frames gives an accelerated view of the process.
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Just as lumbering zombies have now been boosted to warp speed, jump cuts and undercranking can hint at a kind of confronting simulated physicality in the movie ghost.
36) Below, I suggest a number of distinct ways to think about rhythm: biological (repetition of gestures, intensification of perception, neurological collapse), mechanical (the spinning circle, city traffic, undercranking of the camera, the railroad, circularity), and cultural (public rhythms, traditional dance, task-orientation, time-budgets).
Additionally, eurhythmia is produced here through the use of undercranking.
More rarely, undercranking could create an unsettlingly unnatural, eerie effect, as was the case with Nosferatu (Murnau, 1922).
As a result, besides the intermedial play and the movie's closeness to its sister arts, Murnau explores the very cinematic-ness of the new medium which becomes apparent in the filmic techniques like undercranking or negative print and at the same time aligns the cinemationess to the vampire.
Bartkowiak gooses the action with wire-work and digital undercranking, but it canAAEt disguise the rote choreography of scene after scene in which Chun-Li dispatches a herd of attackers with a few well-placed whacks.
In a Berkeley number, there's no predicting where he will take the audience next--with God's-eye overhead shots being his most stunning innovation, while undercranking, reverse motion and mirrors produce other illusions.
In addition to traditional 1080/24/25/30p frame-rates, special effects and off-speed shooting capabilities include overcranking up to 72fps at 720P, undercranking, long exposure and time-lapse modes.
Riblet details the formal cinematic means by which such comedy was articulated (the most obvious being the breathtaking pace of the assaults), achieved not just by undercranking the camera, but specific editing techniques such as crosscutting between different lines of action, "fast-paced editing techniques" coordinated with violent action within the shots and "quick-cutting between adjacent spaces" (5), techniques, in fact, very similar to t hose we saw at work in the chimney gag in One Week.
They do things like compress the motion with long lenses and then they buy back the speed with undercranking and it looks horrible.