wide shot

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wide shot (plural wide shots)

  1. (film) A film or video recording made with the camera positioned to observe the most action in the performance.
    • 2019 April 28, Alex McLevy, “Game Of Thrones Suffers the Fog of War in the Battle against the Dead (Newbies)”, in The A.V. Club[1], archived from the original on 31 May 2021:
      That post-battle wide shot showing a castle full of bodies and basically only Tormund, Gendry, and Grey Worm still standing was the equivalent of the show saying anyone on screen not wearing a “Hello, my name is…” tag needed to lie down and die.


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