In films, you sometimes have the camera focusing on someone's face and then switching to a camera filming something else from a different angle. What do you call the act of switching camera in a film?

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Someone in the movie/TV industry may use a different or specific term, but I would call that a cut.

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    For a verb, "to cut to" the new scene would fit. May 8, 2020 at 4:13

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