Filmmaking and Cinematography techniques of Kagemusha, by Akira Kurosawa

Kagemusha is one of the greatest movies ever made, and only one of the tens of great movies Kurosawa made in his illustrious career. In this video I go through the filmmaking and cinematography techniques Akira Kurosawa used to realize his grand vision. Further viewing: Focal lengths used by Akira Kurosawa Analysis of Rashomon

Did he really use telephoto lenses? A Study of the Focal Lengths Used by Akira Kurosawa

Did he really use telephoto lenses? A Study of the Focal Lengths Used by Akira Kurosawa

How to setup Manual Focus for video

Here’s the video: The two useful manual focus tools The two tools you can use to help you nail focus are: Focus peaking (Peaking highlights), and Magnification The latter is more accurate but at the maximum magnification the peaking doesn’t work so well. The best settings for peaking are: Peaking sensitivity: 3 (high sensitivity) Color: […]