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Framing & Compositional Style

This presentation is about the principles of framing and composition as applied in film making.
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Lanie Rallos

on 23 May 2014

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Transcript of Framing & Compositional Style

C L O S E
U P
M E D I U M S H O T
L O N G S H O T
E X T R E M E
L O N G
S H O T
a shot size showing the whole body of the subject
M E D I U M
C L O S E U P
EXTREME CLOSE UP
dimension of the screen border that contains actors, props, etc.
ESTABLISHING SHOT
"Writing in movement"
CINEMATOGRAPHY
The DIRECTOR controls cinematic qualities of the shot.
photographic
aspects of
the shot
framing & composition of the shot
duration of
the shot
THE SHOT
is the smallest unit of the visual narrative
shortest shot
is less than
a
single
frame
longest shot
is the available
TOTAL RUNNING TIME (TRT)
of the film reel
or video material tape
Framing &
Compositional
style
FLUID TAKE
FRAGMENTED TAKE
shot + shot = SCENE
scene + scene = SEQUENCE
sequence + sequence = WHOLE VISUAL NARRATIVE
FOREGROUND
MIDDLEGROUND
BACKGROUND
FOREGROUND
MIDDLEGROUND
BACKGROUND
SHOT SIZE
CAMERA ANGLE
CAMERA MOVEMENT
COMPOSITIONAL STYLE
used in the opening and ending of a sequence
areas that contain actors,
props, background setting, etc.
WIDE SHOT
descending shot size sequence
Establishing Shot
Long Shot
Medium Close Up
Close Up
S
TOP SHOT
WORM ' S EYE VIEW
HIGH ANGLE
OVER THE
SHOULDER
CAMERA ANGLES
ELEMENTS OF FRAMING
MASTER SHOT SEQUENCE
SHOT SIZES
SHOT ZONES
EYE LEVEL
POINT OF VIEW
LOW ANGLE
CANTED ANGLE
BIRD'S EYE VIEW
IN BETWEEN
WEIRD ANGLES
CAMERA MOVEMENT
TRIPOD
STEADY CAM
DOLLY & STRAIGHT TRACK
TRIPOD DOLLY
PORTA-JIB
SHOULDER
MOUNT
DOLLY & CURVED TRACK
the "third dimension" of framing
apparent movement
(optical zoom in/out)

physical movement
(pan, tilt, crane,
dolly, tracking,
combinations)

VERTIGO EFFECT
creates
a
sense of fear
and
suspense

COMPOSITIONAL STYLES
RULE OF THIRDS
COUNTERPOINT
COUNTERPOINT
FRAME
WITHIN A
FRAME
FRAME WITHIN A FRAME
FRAME WITHIN A FRAME
LEADING LINES
LEADING LINES
DEEP FOCUS
DEEP
FOCUS
DEEP SPACE
DEEP SPACE
SHALLOW
DEPTH
OF
FIELD
SHALLOW
DEPTH
OF
FIELD
SYMMETRY
SYMMETRY
LOOK ROOM /
TALK ROOM
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