Definition of reshoot in English:


Syllabification: re·shoot
Pronunciation: /rēˈSHo͞ot

verb (past and past participle reshot)

[with object]
  • Shoot (a scene of a film) again or differently: they had to reshoot the whole thing with another actor [no object]: the insurance was enough to allow them to reshoot or finish with a double
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    • But they reshot her scenes at the insistence of Bogart and director Howard Hawks and she ultimately earned excellent notices.
    • So, several scenes were reshot and The Big Sleep was reworked.
    • Scenes were reshot, money ran out, and interest from others dwindled.


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  • An act of reshooting a scene of a film: the reshoot is scheduled for Thursday
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    • Done with the reshoot, we quickly edited in the new scenes.
    • I picture the editor and director putting their heads together in the editing room, trying to cobble together a sequence out of incompatible footage because they cannot afford reshoots.
    • I say throwaway because their inclusion feels like an afterthought, the result of a series of reshoots deemed necessary after early prints were found to be far too draining.

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