What is scene?

  • (noun): A situation treated as an observable object.
    Example: "The religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
    Synonyms: picture
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on scene:

180-degree Rule - Style
... Stanley Kubrick was known to do this, an example being the bathroom scene in The Shining ... Godard breaks the rule in the first five minutes in a car scene that jumps between the front and back seats, improvising an "aesthetic rebellion" for which the ... This effect builds gradually during the scene the first few times Gollum shifts between personalities, he is shown starting to turn his head, though the camera changes ...
The Big Red One - Restored Scenes
... Extended scene after the beach landing in North Africa when the squad is resting and eating, more quirky scene involving an Arab boy ... The scene ends with the Moroccan Goums cutting off the ears of dead Germans ... Omaha Beach, D-Day, extended scene in which the whole infantry company, including Zab, encountering casualties (this was how director Fuller earned his Silver ...
Northern Soul
... in the late 1960s, from the American Rhythm and Blues scene ... dance styles and fashions that grew out of the underground rhythm soul scene of the late 1960s, at venues such as the Twisted Wheel in Manchester ... This scene (and the associated dances and fashions) quickly spread to other UK dancehalls and nightclubs like the Chateau Impney (Droitwich), Catacombs (Wolverhampton), the Highland Rooms at Blackpool Mecca, Golden ...
The Fisher King - Production
... according to the Directors episode, Gilliam came up with the scene where Robin Williams and Amanda Plummer meet during a huge waltz in the middle of Grand Central Terminal ... shoot the script and that the waltz would make it "a Terry Gilliam film." The scene was shot in one night with some professional extras and others just passengers getting off the train ...
There's No Disgrace Like Home - Production
... The idea behind the shock-therapy scene was based on Laurel and Hardy throwing pies at each other ... The scene was rearranged in the editing room it played out differently when first produced ... The edits to this scene were preliminary, but well-received, and remained unchanged in the finished product ...

More definitions of "scene":

  • (noun): An incident (real or imaginary).
    Example: "Their parting was a sad scene"
  • (noun): A subdivision of an act of a play.
    Example: "The first act has three scenes"
  • (noun): The painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale.
    Synonyms: scenery
  • (noun): The place where some action occurs.
    Example: "The police returned to the scene of the crime"
  • (noun): Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept.
    Synonyms: view
  • (noun): A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film.
    Synonyms: shot
  • (noun): The context and environment in which something is set.
    Synonyms: setting

Famous quotes containing the word scene:

    ‘Twas that friends, the belov’d of my bosom, were near,
    Who made every dear scene of enchantment more dear,
    Thomas Moore (1779–1852)

    No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be:
    Am an attendant lord, one that will do
    To swell a progress, start a scene or two,
    Advise the prince.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    [Your letters] serve like gleams of light, to cheer a dreary scene where envy, hatred, malice, revenge, and all the worse passions of men are marshalled to make one another as miserable as possible.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)