film shoot n. an instance of shooting a film or video.
1956 Spectator 4 Oct. 458/2 Like a skilful director at a film shoot, he brings the revealing shaft of light to bear from the correct angles.
1997 R. EbertQuestions for Movie Answer Man 146 Most film shoots are a state of semi-controlled chaos, a carnival of last-minute rewrites, late production schedules, star egos, [etc.].
2010 D. K. IrvingFund. Film Directing iv. 68 Weather is one of the great unknowns on a film shoot, unless the shoot is entirely interior.
photo shoot = photo session = a prearranged session in which photographs of a person or group are taken, usually for publication.
.1974 La Verne (Calif.) Leader (Electronic text) 7 Nov. 25th annual Death Valley Encampment, featuring tours, hikes, photo shoots, modern and square dancing, campfire socials, [etc.].
1982 Times 5 July 17/1 (advt.) Efficient, organized PA secretary for creative chief at leading advertising company. Dealing with everything on the creative side including photo-shoots.
2003 Art Rev. May 74/2 After the photo shoot, Mollino would retouch the Polaroids.
shooting n. The action or process of taking film with a cinematographic camera.
1920 I. P. Gore in Stage Year Book 56 Many companies are paying trips to the Continent for the ‘shooting’ of certain scenes in the actual ‘locations’.
1941 B. SchulbergWhat makes Sammy Run? xi. 284 A director exhausted from the day's shooting.
1955 Times 31 May 10/3 Mr. Orson Welles, for one, has shown..the methods of ‘shooting’ which lay emphasis on rehearsals.
1979 Beautiful Brit. Columbia Spring 4 Victoria was one of the shooting locations for Harry in Your Pocket.