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Framing the shot

Framing the shot: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing
Framing the shot: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing

The framing of a shot refers to how the elements are arranged in the frame. In this tutorial on framing shots, basic concepts of framing and composition are given, including studying basic cinematography principles, such as contrast and eye lines. A Rembrandt painting is used as an example, as we look at controlling the eye of the viewer, and telling a visual story with lights and design.

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Skill Level Appropriate for all
2h 27m
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Filmmaking Video Video Pre-Production

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