It’s been a few years now since I’ve been on a video shoot. I studied media production at university and worked for a while as a runner at a TV company so I was feeling pretty confident about the whole thing.
How much do you know about film techniques? In this final piece in our three part series on Film Language, Creative Director Tom Hickmore explains that a lot of people think Literal Point of View filming makes a subjective experience on screen more powerful – but is the technique really more immersive or empathic?
On 11-11-15 I gave a talk at the eLN Conference Beyond ‘click next’…digital learning solutions come of age, based on my blog Point-of-view Drama – How Does it Work? As the subject is so complex I felt I left my audience wanting some less equivocal answers to their questions. Here’s a bit of an explanation of why it’s so complex followed by my attempts to better answer some of the questions I received.
Right now there is a vogue for dramatized point-of-view video with branching scenarios, so here are my thoughts on the form’s strengths and weakness.