Definition of on or off camera in English:

on (or off) camera

While being filmed or televised (or not being filmed or televised): he had used a four-letter word off camera on camera, she was error-prone and nervous
More example sentences
  • But even when there is no overt sexuality on camera, a film set is a very sexualized place.
  • You will find hardly any improvising on camera anywhere in my films.
  • However, the most hair-raising part of the film took place off camera.
See parent entry: camera

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