Definition of camerawork in US English:



  • The way in which cameras are used in a movie or television program.

    ‘discreet camerawork and underplayed acting’
    • ‘It showcases how the writing, directing, editing and camerawork blended perfectly.’
    • ‘But whilst wild pop videos often have completely hyperactive camerawork, films normally don't.’
    • ‘If you enjoy cinematic trickery and innovative camerawork, there is a lot to like here.’
    • ‘Did the small budgets inspire you to become more creative in the setting up of scenes, camerawork, special effects, etc.?’
    • ‘Along with the star cast comes technical wizardry: clean, elegant camerawork and editing set a very rhythmic jazzy background score.’
    • ‘It is the camerawork in this film, however, that is granted the smartest trickery, gets the best laughs, and the cleverest lines.’
    • ‘Riedelsheimer's camerawork and editing is supremely confident and richly perfect.’
    • ‘Overall, it's the synergy of camerawork, editing and actor-led characters that make One For The Road so good.’
    • ‘The camerawork gives the film an immediacy that is rare in movies these days.’
    • ‘There's also a chase scene in a swamp, towards the end of the film, that is a minor masterpiece of sound, camerawork, and atmosphere.’
    • ‘Scenes and camerawork are beautifully choreographed and immerse the viewer in the film's world.’
    • ‘That film is taut and moving, with impressive camerawork and gritty performances that reach a 2005 audience.’
    • ‘His unobtrusive camerawork emphasizes the actor's complex use of physical gesture to bring the character into being.’
    • ‘Touch of Evil is a fascinating film noir, rich in its cast, camerawork and sound - all orchestrated by Orson Welles.’
    • ‘The use of voiceover and hand-held camerawork gives the film a documentary feel and imparts a sense of gravity.’
    • ‘The camerawork is artistically gritty, capturing surprisingly haunting images.’
    • ‘There is some interesting camerawork in this film.’
    • ‘In these three, it seems that your camerawork becomes increasingly mobile with each successive film.’
    • ‘The style of camerawork and direction is very appealing and fits the tone of the film quite expertly.’
    • ‘Costanzo's documentary style camerawork lends an air of reality to this claustrophobic thriller, based on actual events.’