Definition of cinematography in English:

cinematography

noun

  • The art of making motion pictures.

    • ‘I loved the acting, the writing, the cinematography, the humor, and even the theme song.’
    • ‘It's well filmed, too, the cinematography never getting in the way of the performances.’
    • ‘The cinematography in Rivette's films is driven by his fascination with visual texture.’
    • ‘It's no wonder that the movie won a cinematography prize at the Sundance Film Festival.’
    • ‘But the performers are expressive, and the cinematography is absolutely gorgeous.’
    • ‘Neither the cinematography nor costume designs will make any impression on you.’
    • ‘The film is shot in an authentic manner, with the cinematography bleak and dark, much like its setting.’
    • ‘This is a rare motion picture that would be worth seeing for the cinematography alone.’
    • ‘I was involved with some of the cinematography, but our task was to direct.’
    • ‘The cinematography in the film just made you feel like you were a part of the action.’
    • ‘Not only was he the film's director and producer, but he was also responsible for the cinematography.’
    • ‘The excellent DVD transfer brings out the richness of the cinematography in all its black and white glory.’
    • ‘I have to admit the cinematography is stunning, and it's the film's only asset.’
    • ‘I believe the cinematography in the film is some of the finest I've seen in years.’
    • ‘I thought the cinematography was breathtaking; it enhanced the film so much.’
    • ‘The screen music, too, has dreamy and hypnotic qualities to mirror the cinematography.’
    • ‘The soundtrack by Michael Storey is as lush as the cinematography and as nuanced as the performances.’
    • ‘You are not only involved in the cinematography but also in the re-writing of the story as you shoot.’
    • ‘I have been contacted by several foreign directors asking me if I want to do the cinematography for their films.’
    • ‘As a debut effort, the film is worthy of note and the cinematography is, at times, beautiful.’

Pronunciation:

cinematography

/ˌsinəməˈtäɡrəfē/