Do you find your scenes feeling a bit sluggish? I stumbled upon this video about the Art of the Close-Up from David Chen’s YouTube channel. This is a great practical technique in applying two timeless principles of crafting engaging scenes.
I don’t if anyone else noticed, but the camera is evolving. It is morphing from a rectangle to a square. It is transforming from a mechanism to a computer. It is becoming less about the imprint of the eye and more about capturing elements in a 3D space. We’re moving from the age of the […]
I am glad to know that J.J. Abrams is as big an Apple geek as I am, and that I am not alone in my secret obsession of watching Steve Jobs keynote addresses. I think Mr. Abrams mentions one of the most powerful story principles of filmmaking, namely, the technique of keeping an audience looking […]