Translation of film in Spanish:

film

película (fotográfica), n.

Pronunciation /fɪlm//fɪlm/

noun

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    • 1.1Photography

      película (fotográfica) feminine
      a (roll of) film una película
      • fast film película rápida
      • He primarily shoots outdoor landscapes and scenics, using both film and digital cameras.
      • Liz just laughed, made sure there was film still in the camera and took the picture.
      • So here we are again at the end of another year and several rolls of film through the camera.
      • The keenest cameraman of them all, who we thought must have shot at least 200 frames, admitted he had no film in his camera.
      • A security guard destroyed a roll of film and broke her camera attempting to remove the battery.
      • Wearily, she checked her camera for film and took a few pictures.
      • This from a man who shot many tens of thousands of sheets of film in his career.
      • I have the habit of leaving film in my camera until I've forgotten what was on it.
      • One year down the track, that has changed and I have now spent a few days and a roll of film with this camera.
      • The click he'd heard was the camera running out of film, and shutting it's self off.
      • The method creates a digital image that is vivid and precise: a photograph that requires neither film nor camera.
      • Part of the preparation is to make sure you are loaded with film and all the exposure settings on your camera are correct.
      • All you need is an album, an instant camera, rolls of film and painting materials if you are that way inclined.
      • I actually prefer to use colour film with the pinhole camera because it just looks so nice.
      • There's no film in the camera, just numbers, so you can turn it on and do whatever you want for as long as you want.
      • On the way back to my grandparent's house, I bought some film for the camera I kept in my car.
      • Despite still selling film and cameras, the company began to become debt ridden.
      • As she tried to fit another roll of film into the camera, sudden loud shots were heard.
      • After you remove the protective material, the back side is shiny and looks like camera film.
      • Since slide film does not take exposure inaccuracies in its stride, you take every shot three times.
      • They were just about to leave when the photographer realised that he had not put any film into the camera.

    • 1.2(movie)

      película feminine
      film masculine
      filme masculine
      (producer/critic) (before noun) cinematográfico
      (producer/critic) (before noun) de cine
      who's in the film? ¿quién trabaja / actúa en la película?
      • she's made a successful career in films ha hecho carrera en el cine
      • the film industry la industria cinematográfica
      • film library cinemateca
      • film music música cinematográfica / de cine / de películas
      • film première / premiere premiere
      • film production producción cinematográfica / de películas
      • film rights derechos de adaptación cinematográfica / de adaptación al cine
      • film studio estudio cinematográfico / de cine
      • film version versión cinematográfica
      • The festival closes on Sunday and some of these films don't show after tonight.
      • So far I have only been able to view the film on an American DVD.
      • Cox rather endearingly refers to film as ‘the movies’ with barely hidden schoolboy zest.
      • Having read a lot of comments about the film, one thing is clear: I need to see this film again, and soon.
      • Long a film buff, Verna says she's always maintained broad artistic interests.
      • The film has clear mass appeal in spite of the intellectual aspirations.
      • There is a clear warning in this film; we may be headed in the same direction.
      • And there are lots of people who will disagree that any one of the films by the following filmmakers failed.
      • The respondent is self-employed as a contractor to the Toronto area film production industry.
      • His analysis proves to be both entertaining and enlightening for film buffs and academics.
      • Today, traditional art forms are practised alongside painting, photography, theatre and film.
      • The kids in this film don't seem like children.
      • The film's title is a reference to the sheet of nine rare postage stamps, which they see as their ticket to the top.
      • The match was organised to raise welfare fund for the Bollywood film industry's technicians and stuntmen.
      • Meanwhile, the boundaries of acceptability are being pushed hard in the current round of film festival screenings.
      • The film industry has blamed the police for their failure in nabbing the culprits.
      • No-one, in UK broadsheets at least, writes terribly convincingly about film at the moment.
      • The Danish director's films seem to inspire either love or loathing.
      • When we made this film we were very clear that we were not going to go that route.
      • Approximately 113 Australian fiction films were produced in the years from 1906 to 1914.
      • It is impossible to watch this film without being pierced by their clear, small voices.
      • This is a delightful family film with layers of humour designed to appeal to all age groups.
      • In August and September the concept for my film became clear and it was completed in the autumn.
      • He wrote several books on film and art, notably Dada: Art and Anti-Art.
      • A short documentary film has already been made about his story.
      • Apart from watching the documentary film was there any other research that you felt was necessary?
      • He has recently written and directed his first feature film.
      • On closer inspection, he found it was a Bollywood film crew.
      • It was like watching a horror film unfold.
      • In the first shot of this film, the camera moves slowly down a cross.
      • She even had a clear idea of the type of film she wanted to make.

    • 1.3(cinematic art)

      cine masculine

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    • 2.1(thin covering)

      película feminine
      a film of dust una película / capa de polvo
      • Until recently, techniques for determining atomic structure haven't been agile enough to test liquids, except as very thin films.
      • Now that she was closer she could see a fine, milky-white film covering both eyes.
      • The first coat should be allowed to dry overnight to give clear pink film.
      • Dust films are a light powder of clay and silt-sized particles that adhere to rough surfaces and rock fractures.
      • We've been dusting the last 24 hours because we found everything covered with a light film of dust.
      • Now think of the same image, but this time the chocolate is covered by a white film on its surface.
      • These fissures can be sealed with a resin film to protect the surface from decay.
      • The choice of solvent mixture gives a good adhesion to the glass surface and results in thin films covering the glass plates.
      • But look closer and the clear packaging has an unusual matte film, is slightly cloudy and slightly sticky to touch.
      • The darkness appeared as a thick, black fog across the motorway, a blue film of light surrounding it.
      • She looked up at him with a disconcerted, unfocused gaze, her normally clear ice blue eyes covered with a dazed, cloudy film.

    • 2.2(wrap)

      film transparente masculine
      envoltura transparente feminine
      • The moist blots were wrapped in clear plastic film and scanned on a conventional flat bed scanner.
      • Leave to rise on oiled baking sheets, covered with oiled clear film, for 15 minutes.
      • Window security film can be clear or tinted to limit transmission of infrared or visible light.
      • He uses a clear plastic film over seeds or young plants to generate more heat.
      • However, a less costly alternative is to have a clear plastic film laminated onto the glass.
      • The samples were arranged as flat as possible and wrapped in a single layer of thin polyethylene film.
      • Cut the beef fillet into thin slices and, layered between sheets of plastic film, beat until extremely thin.
      • The latest version, known by the brand name Superglass, has two layers of clear film between the panes.


transitive verb

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    (scene/activity/event) filmar
    (play/novel/story) llevar al cine
    • She was filmed by television crews casually bumping into the group and speaking to Mr Howard and Mr Norris.
    • The expose was filmed on the set of her show.
    • The movie was filmed on location in Oregon and the period clothing and accoutrements are generally right on.
    • We didn't know, but they had secretly filmed it on the opening night.
    • The show is filmed in a studio, which is part of the house he shares with his family.
    • Well, it was filmed for television, and therefore is a full frame presentation.
    • If she had her way, by the time the movie was done filming, Ryan and Ann will be very cozy indeed.
    • A couple of years ago, my block was shut down because they were filming a movie.
    • At the end of this movie, when we do the concert, it was all filmed basically live.
    • I am filming my next movie soon and I thought that you people should be the second to know.
    • They should film all the episodes again - except with a catch.
    • One can only pray that they may be filmed for television and DVD.
    • And it certainly has to have resonated with the themes of the movie that you were filming.
    • He also filmed a series of shows in New York earlier this year.
    • The cameraman who filmed the dramatic pictures in Wood Lane that night was Jon Brotherton.
    • The family were filmed over a period of three months and had six cameras installed in their house.
    • Their actions led to them being filmed by Belgian television crews.
    • The second plane, minutes later, was filmed from every angle.
    • George himself has filmed a spoken word documentary entitled Bone Bristle, now in post-production.
    • At first I thought we were being filmed for a comedy programme or something.

intransitive verb

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    rodar
    filmar
    filming starts tomorrow el rodaje / la filmación empieza mañana
    • opera films badly la opera no se presta para ser llevada al cine