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film

 (fĭlm)
n.
1. A thin skin or membrane.
2. A thin, opaque, abnormal coating on the cornea of the eye.
3. A thin covering or coating: a film of dust on the piano.
4. A thin, flexible, transparent sheet, as of plastic, used in wrapping or packaging.
5.
a. A thin sheet or strip of flexible material, such as a cellulose derivative or a thermoplastic resin, coated with a photosensitive emulsion and used to make photographic negatives or transparencies.
b. A thin sheet or strip of developed photographic negatives or transparencies.
6.
a. A movie, especially one recorded on film.
b. The presentation of such a work.
c. A long, narrative movie.
d. Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
v. filmed, film·ing, films
v.tr.
1. To cover with or as if with a film.
2. To record on film or video using a movie camera: film a rocket launch; film a scene from a ballet.
v.intr.
1. To become coated or obscured with or as if with a film: The window filmed over with moisture.
2. To make or shoot scenes for a movie.

[Middle English, from Old English filmen; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

filming

(ˈfɪlmɪŋ)
n
(Film) esp Brit the activity of shooting the scenes of a film
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filming - the act of making a filmfilming - the act of making a film    
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
take - the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
animation - the making of animated cartoons
Translations

filming

[ˈfɪlmɪŋ] Nrodaje m, filmación f

filming

[ˈfɪlmɪŋ] ntournage mfilm-maker filmmaker [ˈfɪlmmeɪkər] n (mainly British)cinéaste mffilm noir [ˌfɪlmˈnwɑːr] nfilm m noirfilm première npremière ffilm rating n (British) système de classification des filmsfilm rights npldroits mpl d'adaptation cinématographiquefilm set nplateau m de tournagefilm star nvedette f de cinéma
He's a film star → C'est une vedette de cinéma.film studio nstudio m (de cinéma)film test nbout m d'essai

filming

[ˈfɪlmɪŋ] n filming started last weekhanno cominciato a girare (il film) la settimana scorsa
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In his essay "La Terra Nuova," Robert Beavers elucidates a paradoxical principle that has informed his filmmaking from the earliest days of his career: "Like the roots of a plant reaching down into the ground, filming remains hidden within a complex act, neither to be observed by the spectator nor even completely seen by the filmmaker.
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As a result of the work of these and other groups, there are several accepted standards that relate to all facets of the microfilm industry, from the manufacture of the film and related filming and retrieval equipment, to the procedures to be followed when measuring the amount of chemicals allowed to remain in the processed film if the images are to be retained and the recorded information is to be retrieved for at least 500 years.
Bill Davidson and Norman Klenman had both worked for the NFB and discovered a shared interest in filming dramas.
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His most important discovery was famously serendipitous: one day while Melies was filming a funeral procession, the film jammed inside his camera; after developing it, he watched in amazement as a carriage turned into a hearse.