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Editing (continuity editing, narrative
montage): The process of splicing individual shots together into a
complete film. Editing (as opposed to Montage) puts shots together to
create a smoothly flowing narrative in an order making obvious sense in
terms of time and place.
Editor (cutter): The person responsible for assembling the various
visual and audial components of a film into a coherent and effective whole.
Effects Spot: A spotlight which projects a slide, or a still or
moving picture, i.e. of rain or clouds, onto the stage or, more usually,
Electrician: A technician who installs and/or operates the lighting for
Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight (ERS): A type of lighting instrument that
emits a hard-edged circle of light. Commonly called a Leko.
Emotion Memory: An emotion experienced in the actor's life that
is drawn on to assist characterisation and the emotional memories that
may be affecting that characters actions.
Employer of Record (EOR): The company responsible for employment
and for taxes and unemployment benefits.
Endowments: The way one character perceives another in terms of
their class, age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, status etc
Escape Stairs: The steps, unseen by the audience, that an actor
uses to "escape" after an upper-level exit; also used to get
in place for an entrance from upper platforms or doors.
Established: Having been filmed in a certain position in a previous
Executive Producer: Person responsible for funding the production.
Ext. (Exterior): A scene shot outside.
Extra: The background movement players, commonly referred to as
background, background artist, atmosphere. Background talent used only
in non-principal roles.