Evan Luzi gets down and dirty with 25 terms used on film sets between big sweaty guys humping heavy gear.
Here’s a list of filmmaking terms I’ve compiled that, in a twisted world, would be spoken only in a hotel room with a hooker and a $100 bill. Instead we shout them on set. And in an attempt to make this post
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1. Background action – Movement that takes place behind the subject of a scene. Usually refers togroups of extras (i.e. crowds or restaurant patrons). Can also be used as a command to signal extras to begin their actions before shouting “action!” for the main talent.
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