L

  • LINE PRODUCER - The producer responsible for keeping the director on time and budget; generally the most visible producer actually on the set.
  • LONG SHOT (LS) - A camera shot which captures the performer’s full body.
  • LOOPING - An in-studio technique used to fix dialogue already performed during principal photography by matching voice to picture.

Film Terms Glossary –San Antonio Film Academy

  • Lamp: A reference to the bulb inside a lighting unit, but may sometimes be used to refer to the entire lighting unit.
  • Latitude: The range between overexposure and underexposure in which a shot will still produce usable images.
  • Lavalier Mic: A small microphone that can be easily hidden on a piece of clothing so as not to be seen by the camera.
  • Lowkey: A high contrast lighting style with lost of shadows and large areas of darkness.