Author: Rob Taylor

Lesson 1 – Framing

Overview Most students watch Netflix, movies or television and don’t consider that there is a ton of thought behind every single shot. There’s an intellectual barrier that needs to be broken to realize that everything we watch is created and crafted. Students typically just point the camera at something and film it, hoping for comprehensive coverage of a scene. Begin to turn students into cinematographers with this lesson on framing. Explainer The frame is our canvas. The beginning of film composition starts with getting to know our frame. First off, how are frames typically laid out? Consider how smartphone...

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