Shot composition

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.

Check out this archive dedicated to shot composition to find out more.

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