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Fade In:

1. The process whereby a clear image emerges onto the screen from blackness. The process is usually executed at an optical laboratory. 2. In a script, the term is customarily used to indicate the start of a screenplay or teleplay, and/or the end of a sequence.

Field of View:

See Angle.

Fade Out:

The reverse of Fade In: the image on the screen disappears into blackness. The process is executed at an optical laboratory. 2. In a script, the term is customarily used to indicate the end of a screenplay or teleplay, and/or the end of a sequence.

Field Rep.:

SAG or AFTRA staff member who ensures contractual compliance on the set.

Fast Motion:

Action caused to move at a faster-than-normal pace. The effect is created by undercranking the camera speed: photographing at less than 24 frames per second (fps).

Final Cut:

The ultimate edit of a finished film.

Favor:

The term used to indicate that a character or an object is given a position of prominence in a shot.

First Refusal:

A non-contractual courtesy situation extended to producers by agents on behalf of performers, giving the producer the "right" to decline to employ the performer before the performer accepts a conflicting assignment.

FICA:

Social Security (Federal Insurance Corporation of America).

First Team:

The term refers to the principal performers in a scene to differentiate from the stand-ins who were used in the set during the lighting.