Monthly Archives: May 2011

Point Of View Shot

Usually in films the camera takes third person perspective, staying around the main character. The main point of View Shot lets us see exactly what the character fears most, needs or desires. For example in a crime thriller, one way … Continue reading

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Shot & Reverse

Sometimes called the reverse angle shot, this sequence of 3 shots can capture a conversation, a stand off or an encounter between two or more people. The camera will cut back and forward between characters, often with part of one … Continue reading

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Master Shot

The master shot has traditionally been the most important shot in any scene, and can often double as an establishing shot. the master is usually a long shot and captures all the main characters. it describes the layout of a … Continue reading

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Film

a film I have created to show body movement after getting intoxicated under drink and alcohol

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Establishing Shots

The establishing shot tells the viewer where the action is taking place, and is usually a wide shot capturing, say a wooded landscape before zooming to someone running through a forest, or an external shot of a hospital before cutting … Continue reading

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Dissolve

A dissolve is when one clip fades into another. Its often used to indicate a change in time, either backwards or forwards, or a change in scene. there are transitions like wipes and fades, which work in similar way to … Continue reading

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Sound Cut

Sometimes called an L cut, images and their, images and their corresponding sound are edited slightly out of sync. this doesnt remove the audio sync, but extends or shortens the audio in relation to the video clip. This gives the … Continue reading

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