Episode 03: Narrative Shots
The Language of Film explained
Most camera shots and movements we see in a film are there to invisibly unfold the story for us. But sometimes a shot or camera move is specially chosen to give us an important piece of information and draw us into the story. Rather than just showing us things, they serve a specific purpose in the narrative.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- The various types of narrative shot
- How narrative shots are used to get inside the heads and hearts of the characters in the story
- How narrative shots involve the viewer in the story