mise en scène


Media Studies

  • noun a style of film directing characterised by long scenes, little camera movement and few changes of camera position
  • noun the overall ‘look’ of a filmed scene, including such things as lighting, costume design, period detail etc, and the positioning of actors, scenery and props


  • (French: setting on stage) The stage setting of a play, includingthe scenery, properties, etc., and the general physical arrangementof the production. It is also used metaphorically to mean the settingin which an event occurs.