Sunday, 29 September 2013

Shot Composition and other tricks

Composition - Take pictures and upload them. Demonstrate nose room, head room, lead room, eye line, rule of thirds as well as camera angles and distances
Watch the following clip to consolidate understanding. Other rules of composition are mentioned - can you spot them?

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And to make sure you have a reference point for your understanding of camerawork, have a look at this amazing video:
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LEARNING FROM ROBERT RODRIGUEZ (director)
You can learn an awful lot about making a film on a tight budget from Robert Rodriguez, director of El Mariachi. You can also find more of his videos on YouTube as well as extracts from his films.



And here is the trailer for El Mariachi (1992).


Back to Basics: CAMERAWORK
Easy to follow guide to learn the basics of the trade! Click here.

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