Got your copy of Heinemann Media for 2017?!
Close Notification
Open Notification
Back to the camera

Back to the camera

Positioning an actor with their back to the camera is one way to create a sense of mystery and…

No nose room

No nose room

No nose room is a great way to make your characters seem trapped and without options. When…

Mirror talk

Mirror talk

Mirror talk is a great way to get away from conventional shot reverse shot when shooting dialogue and inject a…

Jonathan Demme close up

Jonathan Demme close up

What the heck is the Jonathan Demme Close Up and how does it differ from a regular tight close…

Tight close up

Tight close up

The tight close up is a terrific way to emphasise an actor’s performance and hint at their…

Inside out

Inside out

Although it can be a bit cliched, positioning your camera inside an object – such as a refrigerator,…

Distance

Distance

Short of framing them separately, putting physical distance between two characters is one of the best ways…

Facing away

Facing away

Having your character facing away from the person they’re talking to is a great way to film a confession…

Crowding the frame

Crowding the frame

Crowding the frame is a great way to convey that your characters are threatened or have been…

Page: 6 of 26
2345678910