Film Appreciation Part 2: Film Styles

January 20, 2017

Sampoorna Biswas

Ever wondered whether a piece of film could have been shot differently? Why do some movies speak volumes more than others? And, how are conversations in a film medium different from conversations in a podcast/radio show? After going over some terminology related to film and cinematography in Part 1 (we will do a super quick recap), Part 2 looks into how the different aspects come together to produce different effects. We will try to break down shots into some elements and see what roles those elements play in the overall shot.