Reaction shot

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a shot showing how another participant is responding to an event. In interviews, this is the occasional shot of the interviewer responding to the subject. For a performance, a reaction shot would focus on audience members.
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A cut to a character as they react to the events of the scene.

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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