split-screen


split-screen
  the combination of two actions filmed separately by copying them onto the same negative and having them appear side-by-side within a single frame (without overlapping); a slight variation on split-screen is termed multiple image (different images are set alongside each other within a single frame); split-screen is usually intended to signify simultaneous action; also see bluescreen and matte shot
  Examples include: phone conversations between Rock Hudson and Doris Day in Pillow Talk (1959) (shown above); Woodstock (1970), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Napoleon (1927), and The Grifters (1990) (shown above); also in scenes between an actor and a wild animal on different sides of the frame, used in Bringing Up Baby (1938), Forbidden Planet (1956), and Krull (1983).

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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