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off camera

1. Outside of the view of a camera's lens during a photo or video recording. Hyphenated if used before a noun. You can see the suspect signaling someone off camera just before the end of the clip.
2. While not being filmed or photographed. Hyphenated if used before a noun. The two fighters play up their supposed feud for the sake of television dramatics, but they're actually great friends off camera. The off-camera antics of the actor during the making of the film has led to a reluctance by many to work with him in the future.
See also: camera, off

off camera

Outside the field of view of a movie camera.
See also: camera, off
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"Avenue Krakow Film", which is part of the International Festival of Independent Cinema "PKO Off Camera" (held on 29.04.2016.
Everything has to be accounted for but Barry was constantly going off camera to speak to people and do deals.
Then, we remembered Freddie Starr arguing with Amy Lame, which last week followed near fisticuffs off camera between John Forgeham and James Whitaker and decided maybe not.
Don't go reaching for your TV guide though, this reunion is strictly off camera.
"This girl is black," says a voice off camera. "She looks like the monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey." Then a long monologue follows about the expected encounter, and about time.
I think what's genuine and nice is we actually got on very well off camera.
Saoirse Ronan is no-nonsense Daisy, a New York girl on holiday in England when the third world war suddenly breaks out off camera.
In the video, a herd of impala off camera are startled and begin to run straight at the big cat, whose camoflague makes it almost impossible to see even though the camera is focussed on it.
This Morning presenter Fern Britton said: "We asked did he do any dancing and, off camera, they said he's not very good."
Matthew Kelly is the same when on or off camera, very genuine and reassuring."
The couple stands off camera, but their shadow is thrown on a wall--another trace, more indirection.