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German to English Cinema, Film, TV, Drama Translation Glossary

German term English translation
"Unser Dorf soll schöner werden" Restoration (Village)
abfilmen to film; to record (on film)
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
Ablaufredaktion Editorial process
Entered by: Shane London
Abonnement subscription concert series vs. season ticket
Entered by: Eszter Bokor
Abrufvideo on-demand video / video on demand
Absturzbrief (garbled transcript of "Abschiedsbrief") Farewell letter/note
afrikanische Nacktgumbo lesser blue-footed boobies
alle Hauptdarsteller der Uraufführung konnten gewonnen werden engage all the stars who had taken part in the original premiere
amerikanische Einstellung medium shot / American shot
an der Stange festhalten use the pole for support
Anmod. - Anmoderation introductory remarks
Entered by: Christine Lam
anmoderation introduction
Antexter lead-in
Anwendungsfilm demonstration video
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
Außenmotiv exterior setting / outdoor vista (motif)
Entered by: Bernhard Sulzer
auf den angestammten Nachmittagssendeplatz in .. regulary scheduled afternoon timeslot
auftraggebender Sender commissioning broadcaster
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
Aufwand für die "Maske" benennen gauge make-up (needs)
Entered by: Ramey Rieger
aufwendig inszeniertes Commercial to produce an extravagant commercial
Entered by: Alison Schwitzgebel
Aufzug (pan) switch
aus wichtigem Grund for good cause; for cogent reasons; on cogent grounds
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
Auskopierung copying / burn-out
Entered by: Robert Kleemaier
Ausstattungsstab Production design team
Autorenfilm film d'auteur/auteur movie
über die man spricht who people are talking about
Überspielungen transfers/transmissions
Entered by: Shane London
Baseler Vollmasken Basel Mask
Bauchbinden captions
Beleuchterloge lighting box
Betreuer location manager
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
Bewegungstheater physical theatre
Entered by: monbuckland
Beziehungskomödie chick flick / romantic comedy
Branchentreffen (Treffen von Filmschaffenden bei Filmfestivals) (informal) film industry get-togethers
Entered by: Steffen Walter
Brüche spielen, über Form finden, schnelles Spielen. working segues/breaks, absorbing/developing/shaping the character and (sponta(e)neous) improvisation
Entered by: Ramey Rieger
Brisanz edge
Buch zum Film novelisation [novelization] / book tie-in / book of the film / film-based book
Entered by: Steffen Walter
Catherine Deneuve quote you can recognize the amateurs from the clumsiness
Chefausstatter head set and costume designer/head scenic designer
clippig video-clip-style editing
Das eine zum anderen kommen Yeah, you never know what'll happen next
Entered by: Ramey Rieger
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