conventions


conventions
  the expected elements in a type of film, without question, thought, or judgment
  Example: Film noir is expected to be a dark, pessimistic, shadowy-filmed story about human betrayal or corruption, such as The Maltese Falcon (1941) (pictured); documentaries are expected to usually include factual information and interviews

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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  • Conventions — Eine Convention (von lat. convenire „zusammenkommen“, meist auch nur Con genannt) ist eine Veranstaltung, auf der sich Menschen mit gleichartigen Interessen (zum Beispiel Jongleure, Animefans, Rollenspieler, Fantasyfreunde und Spieler, …) treffen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Conventions — Convention Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En droit, une convention est un accord de volonté conclu entre des personnes pour créer, modifier, éteindre des obligations ou transférer ou… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • conventions — ➡ British Constitution * * * …   Universalium

  • conventions — convention …   Philosophy dictionary

  • conventions — con·ven·tion || kÉ™n venʃn n. conference; treaty; agreement; routine, custom …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conventions — This name is sometimes given to compacts or treaties with foreign countries as to the apprehension and extradition of fugitive offenders. See extradition …   Black's law dictionary

  • conventions — This name is sometimes given to compacts or treaties with foreign countries as to the apprehension and extradition of fugitive offenders. See extradition …   Black's law dictionary

  • Conventions — Advance agreement between partners on how to exchange information by bids and plays …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • conventions — plural of convention …   Useful english dictionary


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