Episode 01: Camera Shots
The Language of Film explained
The basic key feature of film language is the ‘shot’. Every shot serves the narrative of the film in some way; and each shot will be planned as part of a sequence of shots. Nothing is left to chance.
At any point when viewing a film, then, it's important to ask: What information is being conveyed in this moment of the story?
In this tutorial, you will learn:
- The basic camera shots
- Camera angles and what they mean
- Camera distance and what it adds to the story