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Camera shots and angles

  1. 1. Establishing Shot – establishes the location Extreme Long Shot The Sting © 1973 Universal Pictures
  2. 2. Long Shot – puts the character in the location 1940's Chicago ~ Fullerton and Central
  3. 3. Mid Shot – general shot used to show character 1940's Chicago ~ Fullerton and Central
  4. 4. Two shot – Shows interaction between two characters "Little Caesar" (1931)‏
  5. 5. Close up – Shows more detail such as emotion "Little Caesar" (1931)‏
  6. 6. Extreme Close up – magnifies something of importance to the audience ‘ Public Enemies’, 2009
  7. 7. Over the shoulder shot – often used when two people are in conversation “ Public Enemies” 2009
  8. 8. “ Public Enemies” 2009 Reverse Shot – reaction / response of other person
  9. 9. Point of View Shot – We see what a specific character sees “ Public Enemies” 2009 Scarface (1932)‏
  10. 10. Cut-in – Cuts in to a closer view Cut-away – A shot used to cover cuts in edit
  11. 11. Crane Shot – can do large sweeping movements not possible with the human eye
  12. 12. Bird's eye shot – shot from above, audience becomes like God Scarface (1932)‏
  13. 13. www.depauw.edu/acad/film High angle – shot from high up, characters appear less threatening or smaller
  14. 14. The Fat Man (1951)‏ Low angle – shot from above characters are more intimidating
  15. 15. Canted angle – 0r the Dutch tilt gives psychological uneasiness The Third Man 1949 “ Public Enemies” 2009
  16. 16. Eye level – shot at same level as character's eyes (more realistic)‏ "Little Caesar" (1931)‏
  17. 17. Depth of Field – use of focus giving feeling of depth “ Public Enemies” 2009
  18. 18. “ Public Enemies” 2009 Shallow Focus – part of the frame is defocused drawing the eye to what is in focus www.dpnow.com
  19. 19. Deep Focus – everything in the frame is in focus 1930's 40's gangster
  20. 20. Composition - positioning within the frame “ The Roaring Twenties” 1939 4:3
  21. 21. Composition – how the shot is framed “ Public Enemies” 2009 16:9 wide screen
  22. 22. Looking Room – a more natural look “ Public Enemies” 2009
  23. 23. "Little Caesar" (1931)‏ Use of lighting – creating shadows for effect Scarface (1932)‏
  24. 24. Lighting – Use of street lights and from windows The Maltese Falcon 1941
  25. 25. Lighting – Use of three point lighting
  26. 26. “ Public Enemies” 2009 High Key Lighting – brighter picture
  27. 27. “ Public Enemies” 2009 Low Key Lighting – darker picture (more shadows)‏
  28. 28. “ Public Enemies” 2009 Back Lighting – Gives a Silhouette style
  29. 29. “ Smart Money” 1931 Effect Lighting – Lit from below gives an eerie feel
  30. 30. “ Public Enemies” 2009 Colour – colour tones can effect the mood or feel of a scene Colour can also draw the eye's attention (It can place it in an era or location)‏ “ The Matirx “1999
  31. 31. Be creative “ Public Enemies” 2009

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