Film Language – Part Two – The Kuleshov Effect

clapperboard Kuleshov effect

How much do you know about film techniques? Creative Director Tom Hickmore presents this second piece in our three part series on film language. Part two explains how by juxtaposing two different shots, we can interpret the subject’s experience differently.

Film Language – Part One – Dialectical Editing

clapperboard dialectical editing

How much do you know about film techniques? Creative Director Tom Hickmore presents this first piece in a three part series on film language – and how editing creates an impression of a subjective experience on screen.

Jobs On Set: Stylist

We show a lot in the clothes that we wear, so the Costume Designer uses clothes to help create a visual identity for the characters.

Before filming, they will look at the brief and think about how the characters would dress, and source different clothes to suit this.

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Jobs On Set: Sound Recordist

Occasionally overlooked when planning a video, the Sound Recordist has the important job of making sure the actors or interviewees can be heard properly.

Before filming, they will check the script to make sure they have all the equipment needed to capture the sound, and source anything they don’t have.

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Point-of-View drama – how does it work?

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.

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