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Bullet time

Movie and Film

Bullet time - also known as frozen moment, the big freeze, dead time, flow motion or time slice is a visual effect or visual impression of detaching the time and space of a camera from that of its visible subject.

The performance effect is found in films, advertisements and Realtime graphics within video games and other special media. It is characterized both by its extreme transformation of time and space.

The term "bullet time" is a registered trademark of Warner Bros., formally established in March 2005, in connection with the video game The Matrix Online

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