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Framing dotherightthing

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Framing dotherightthing

  1. 1. MISE-EN-SCÈNE Composition & Framing
  2. 2. Aspect ratios
  3. 3. Academy ratio = 1.37: 1 Casablanca. Michael Curtiz, 1942.
  4. 4. A deep frame that emphasizes the z axis Do the Right Thing. Spike Lee, 1989.
  5. 5. A shallow frame that understates the z axis
  6. 6. Subject placement using the rule of thirds American Beauty, Sam Mendes, 1999.
  7. 7. Subject placement using the rule of thirds Pan’s Labyrinth. Guillermo del Toro, 2007.
  8. 8. Subject placement without looking room creates tension Pan’s Labyrinth. Guillermo del Toro, 2007.
  9. 9. Subject placement in center Pan’s Labyrinth. Guillermo del Toro, 2007.
  10. 10. Subject placement in center
  11. 11. OBLIQUE staging feels natural. FRONTAL staging feels artificial and threatens to break the fourth wall. Atonement. Joe Wright, 2007.
  12. 12. Hitchcock’s rule: The size of the object in the frame should be directly related to its importance in the story at that moment. Notorious. Alfred Hitchcock, 1946.
  13. 13. Juno. Jason Reitman, 2007.
  14. 14. Figure placement in a balanced composition Juno. Jason Reitman, 2007.
  15. 15. Figure placement in an unbalanced composition Juno. Jason Reitman, 2007.
  16. 16. Figure placement in a balanced composition American Beauty
  17. 17. Low-angle shot
  18. 18. High-angle shot
  19. 19. Dutch angle shot
  20. 20. Foreground and background
  21. 21. Loose framing
  22. 22. Tight framing
  23. 23. Frame within a frame
  24. 24. Frame within a frame
  25. 25. Image Profiler

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