When you’re making a film, the composition of shots is crucial. It helps to tell your story visually and can make your film a more immersive and engaging experience for your audience. This isn’t an exhaustive collection of compositional techniques, but it’s a good starting point to learn more about the subtle and complex art of shot composition.
Here are a bunch of examples to get thinking about how you might use composition in your film.
There are a number of resources you can use to further your understanding of shot composition and improve your use of framing in your own films.