Join Eduardo Angel for an in-depth discussion in this video Wrapping up, part of Cinematic Composition for Video Productions.
- When I watch a movie shot by my film making heroes,…it seems that almost every frame…could be printed and framed.…That's what we all should be aiming for.…Most low budget films effectively look low budget…because directors don't plan their shots in advance…or because their goals don't match the resources available.…As we have seen throughout this course,…there's a lot we can do to extract…the most out of every situation…without having a large crew or a Hollywood budget.…
Understanding how to frame each shot,…what to include and exclude,…and how to enhance the previous and following frame…is our job as film makers.…
- The basics of composition
- Exploring the rule of thirds
- Comparing balanced and unbalanced compositions
- Understanding the importance of using establishing shots
- Working with point of view
- Modifying the height of the camera
- Understanding the lines of a scene
- Creating depth
- Incorporating unusual or unexpected angles
- Knowing when to break the rules
- Using viewfinder apps
Skill Level Intermediate
Video Foundations: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Intermediate
Video Production: Location Lightingwith Anthony Q. Artis59m 35s Intermediate
Camera Movement for Video Productionswith Eduardo Angel46m 48s Intermediate
1. Framing a Shot: The Basics of Composition
2. Establishing a Scene
3. Perspective and Movement
4. Dynamic Composition
5. Breaking the Rules
6. Technical Considerations
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