When making a movie, the 1st CU ideally should be of the hero or the heroine.
WOMEN UNDER INFLUEANCE
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
GOOD BAD UGLY (IN THE CLIMAX, THE LENTH OF SHOT IS SONG, AND ARE EXTREME WIDES, AND THEN THE LENTH KEEPS DECRESIGN AS DOES THE FRAMING TO MAKE IT MORE TIGHTER) a good use of narration and visual communication, in the shots.
DISTANE BETWEEN CAMERA AND PROFILMIC (elements placed before camera) MUST ADD TO THE NARRATIVE STRUCTURE OF THE FILM.
For every shot there can be only 1 camera position, which is ideal.
The girl on the bridge
Aerial shot (plongee) looking down at 180 degree)
Manderlay by Lars von trier
Umbrella of cherbourge 1964
Top angle shots are a useful way to hide identity of characters.
Busby Berkley a movie - floatlight parade in 1993
Counter PLONGEE IS relow angle looking up 180 degree also called the worms eye view.
Movie - The shining
COULD BE : NORMAL
A interesting way to use dutch tilt is when we talk about distorted perspective or when bad guy is in the scene.
Movie : tiderland 2005
d. FRAME COMPOSITION
MOVIE : REAR WINDOW
LITTLE FOXES William wyler
Stanley kuberick often times used SYMMETRY
For its disturbing elements
Zed and 2 naughty by Greenway
FRAMING AND COMPOSITION
The idea while blocking and framing is to make sure audience is looking where you want them to look
MISe en scene - sum of elements placed in front of the camera
MOVIE - 12 MONKEYS , by terry gallium used a whole bunch of visual language to convey the messages that is being told.