locked-off camera

ebrahim

Senior Member
Persian
Hello,

I wonder if anyone could tell that what 'locked off camera' means. Does it mean 'fixed camera' or something?


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Certainly some films—and some quite unexpected ones— are deeply classical in character: the locked-off camera and classical découpage of Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven is a prime example, from a fi lmmaker whose Gladiator otherwise fi ts many of Ndalianis’ observations very closely
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Film Theory and Contemporary Hollywood Movies, chapter two
: The Supernatural in Neo-baroque Hollywood, by Sean Cubi


 
  • PaulQ

    Senior Member
    UK
    English - England
    A locked-off camera is a stationary camera that is set up to capture a specific part of the scene and is usually unmanned. "Fixed camera" is a good description.
     
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