Why, How, And When To Move The Camera
INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON: 4 Minutes of Movie Clips for Instruction
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN: Many of you have asked me to teach a lesson on camera movement that encapsulates the three questions of: Why, Where, and When. Motion is a very powerful tool in telling your story. It can create tension, evoke tears, make you laugh and keep you on the edge of your seat. I love moving the camera, but only if it helps the story. Moving a camera just to move it is not a good rule. Read the scene and ask yourself how will movement make this better? How will it support your character’s Emotions?
- Understanding how camera movement can evoke an emotion
- Understanding when and where to move the camera
- Understanding the different devices to move the camera
- Dolly types