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Week 3 camera movements Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Camera Movements Definitions & Meaning
  • 2. Pan
    • DEFINITION:
    • The horizontal movement of a camera from left to right or vice versa, where the camera base is static
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • New information is revealed. It could be about the parameters of a location, an important clue, or a hidden character
  • 3. Pan Example: Traffic
  • 4. Tilt
    • DEFINITION:
    • A camera movement in which the base remains stationary, but the head of the camera moves up and down
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • Used as a reveal to- sizing up a building or another character
  • 5. Tilt Example: Raging Bull
  • 6. Tracking Shot
    • DEFINITION:
    • A camera movement where the camera follows the action on rails or tracks
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • Often used to follow action
  • 7. Tracking Shot Example
  • 8. Dolly
    • DEFINITION:
    • A platform on wheels, on which a camera can be placed in order to allow more freedom of movement during filming. Not restricted to simple rectilinear movements
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • Used to follow action
  • 9. Dolly Example
  • 10. Crane
    • DEFINITION:
    • The camera is placed on an arm and allows it to be lifted into the air, often for high-angle shots
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • Can be used to reveal secrets and pertinent events
  • 11. Crane Example: The Player
  • 12. Steadicam
    • DEFINITION:
    • Has the freedom of a handheld shot but its stabilisation device smoothes out the bumpiness of the handheld shot
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • Can be used for point-of-view shots, but also used to suggest dreams and fantasies
  • 13. Steadicam Example: Russian Ark
  • 14. Handheld
    • DEFINITION:
    • The camera is literally handheld by the camera operator. Often bumpy/jerky
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • Often used to suggest instability
  • 15. Handheld Example: The Blair Witch Project
  • 16. Zoom
    • DEFINITION:
    • A single shot which moves towards a particular subject
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • When done very quickly it can displace the audience, but it can also be used to concentrate the viewers’ gaze on something specific
  • 17. Zoom Example
  • 18. Reverse Zoom
    • DEFINITION:
    • A single shot which moves away from a particular subject
    • DRAMATIC MEANING:
    • When done very quickly it can displace the audience, but it can also be used to show the wider picture or context of an image
  • 19. Reverse Zoom Example: Vertigo