Music video analysis


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Music video analysis

  1. 1. Technical AnalysisRihanna-Unfaithful
  2. 2. Unfaithful is made up of six scenes.Some of which are performance based, othersinclude a narrative which slowly unravelsthroughout the video.
  3. 3. Scene 1 – Getting ready (low key lighting, lit with lights around the mirror) SHOTS: a mid shot of the back of the artist – hand held while she walks away from the camera and towards the mirror Over the shoulder shot, showing her reflection in the mirror (first shot of her face) Extreme close ups are used within this scene, imitating voyeurism. Hand held camera work is used to scan her body whilst she is preparing herself. This adds to the feel of voyeurism.
  4. 4. Scene 2 – Restaurant (natural light from window) A mid shot, 90 degree angle – hand held camera work is continued to show that she is being watched Mid shot, 45 degree angle An over the shoulder, long shot is used to again show that she is being watched.
  5. 5. Scene 3/4 - OutsideExtreme close up of the Mid shot of thecouple sitting on stairs couple walkingoutside Mid shot of the same Close up of the shot same shot
  6. 6. Scene 5 – Rihanna’s performance (low key lighting, lit with few small lights bulbs) Extreme long shot of Rihanna’s performance Mid shot Long shot – 45 degree angle Aerial view
  7. 7. Scene 6 – Bedroom Mid shot – 90 degree angle of Rihanna Mid shot of Rihanna and the other man