In this video I explain the useful features of focal length in cinematography and how to exploit it for maximum impact.
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
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I show you how Mani Ratnam used camera angles and blocking to define and explain the friendship and rivalry between two friends in India’s finest feature film, Iruvar.
I show you how Ridley Scott sets up the three dining area scenes – two at the beginning, and the third at a major plot point.
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Why Guillermo del Toro’s work is special, and how we can learn from it.
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