Aims: To research, practice and create a dialogue scene that adheres to the 180 Degree Line of Action RuleOutcomes: by the end of the lesson students should be able to:• Explain what the 180 degree line of action is• Illustrate the 180 degree line of action being used in a variety of film extracts• Construct a storyboard for a short scene that adheres to the 180 degree line of action• Film and edit a short extract that adheres to the 180 degree line of action
Draw the camera positionUse your Camera Handbook to look up and apply the following terms:Over the Shoulder ShotStraight CutEye-line MatchTwo Shot
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4wX_dmh8_gWatch the video that explains the 180 Degree Line of Action Rule1. What is the 180 Degree Line of Action?2. How is it used in the film extract?3. How does the 180 Degree Line of Action help the audience understand the extract?
Active Research & Production TaskFind examples of film dialogue sequences on(max time limit = 1min)Print screen your found examples into a PowerpointLabel the camera positionNote down any key features (e.g. eye line match; shot/reverse/shot etc.)Print off your workFilm the sequence – copy the camera angles exactly. Try to include somedialogue if possible (though this is not an essential part of the task)