Editing pattern – Reverse cut on the look

So far, we have studied the cut on the look for all it’s worth. But equally important is the ‘reverse cut on the lookediting pattern. Cutting from the looking character to what is grabbing his attention is merely done in reverse: The ‘what’ is displayed just before we see the character looking at it Continue reading

Physical shot scales – The Medium Full Shot (Part 1)

The Medium Full Shot (MFS) enhances actors’ physical presence on the screen by showing them from a little lower or upper the knees up. This literally pushes the audience within their reach, raising the audience’s feeling of insecurity. In return, they identify the actors as the cause of their anxiety, Continue reading