canted angle


canted angle
  see dutch tilt

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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  • canted angle — noun A camera angle which is deliberately slanted to one side, sometimes used for dramatic effect to help portray unease, disorientation, frantic or desperate action, intoxication, madness, etc. Syn: Dutch tilt, Dutch angle, oblique angle, German …   Wiktionary

  • Canted — Cant ed, a. [From 2d {Cant}.] 1. Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window. [1913 Webster] {Canted column} (Arch.), a column polygonal in plan. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canted column — Canted Cant ed, a. [From 2d {Cant}.] 1. Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window. [1913 Webster] {Canted column} (Arch.), a column polygonal in plan. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canted — Cant Cant, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Canted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Canting}.] 1. To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship. [1913 Webster] 2. To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canted deck — angled deck or (US) canted deck noun The flight deck of an aircraft carrier prolonged diagonally from one side of the ship, so that aircraft may take off and land without interference from or with aircraft parked at the bows • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canted Frame — F/A/V Often described as a Dutch Angle or Dutching . This is a device or process whereby the camera is angled so that the horizontal frame line is not parallel to the horizon. (Production) …   Audio and video glossary

  • Canted frame — PP An angled frame that is not parallel to the horizon. Another term for Dutch Angle …   Audio and video glossary

  • Dutch angle — Dutch tilt, Dutch angle, Dutch shot, oblique angle, German angle, canted angle, Batman angle, or jaunty angle (in non cinematic static photography) are terms used for one of many cinematic techniques often used to portray the psychological… …   Wikipedia

  • Dutch Angle — Ein Dutch Angle, auch als Dutch Tilt, Oblique Angle oder Canted Angle bezeichnet,[1] ist eine schrägsichtige Kameraperspektive in Fotografie und Film. Sie dient dazu, einen kranken, geistesgestörten, unwirklichen oder unirdischen Eindruck zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dutch angle — noun A cinematic tactic achieved by tilting the camera off to the side. The shot is composed with the horizon not parallel with the bottom of the frame. The technique is often used to portray the psychological uneasiness of the subject being… …   Wiktionary


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