front projection

front projection
  a film process developed in the 1950s in which actors and foreground objects were filmed in front of a projection screen, with a previously-filmed background projected onto it
  Example: the Dawn of Man sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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