2.2 Practice filming techniques

Terminology

The only way to get better at talking about movies is to practice identifying its techniques and using the terminology.   

More Film Techniques

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Camera Movement:   Review your basic shots and angles AND learn a few techniques filmmakers use to enhance their stories.

Deceptive Camera Shots  The zolly and how to use multiple angles.

Action Genre: Camera angles and editing tips for action films

 


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 Point of View:  List the variety of ways this short film creates point of view and write down the  camera techniques used to depict certain emotions.

Experimental Video:  Identify a variety of shots, angles, tracking styles, cuts, fades, and other EDITING techniques used in this experimental filming of a modern dancer.

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360 Degree Panorama:  Explore the special effect created with 10 cameras.  How is it done?  What effects are created?

Storyboards:  What are they? how do I do them?  Really helpful site because.

Try a Quickie Storyboard: Practice a couple of storyboard frames.


Academy Awards

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Visit the official Oscar website to see clips from the nominated films.  Then click on any of the items on the playlist (menu on the right).