matte shot


noun Movies.

a shot in which parts of the background and sometimes the foreground are masked so that a different background, foreground, image, etc., can be substituted during printing.

Nearby words

  1. mattagami,
  2. mattamore,
  3. mattaponi,
  4. mattathias,
  5. matte,
  6. matted,
  7. mattedly,
  8. matteotti,
  9. matteotti, giacomo,
  10. matter

Also called matte.

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