Run Lola Run (Film terms/ Techniques/ Camera Angles & shots)


New South Wales - Higher School Certificate (HSC) English Mind Map on Run Lola Run (Film terms/ Techniques/ Camera Angles & shots), created by sabrinacarini on 05/29/2013.
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Run Lola Run (Film terms/ Techniques/ Camera Angles & shots)
  1. Camera Angles- Position of the camera in relation to the subject being shown. The five main angles are: 1. Overhead 2. high Angle 3. eye level 4. low angle 5. Undershot
    1. Camera Movement- four main camera movements are: 1. zooming 2. tracking 3. panning 4. tilting
      1. Camera speed- speed of camera movement to create special effects enahcing mean e.g slow or fast motion. For example the use of freeze frames (stopping the film in the middle of the action)
        1. cinematography- The control and design go the camera work: the operation of the camera and the control of the shot and characters
          1. Close-up - when only a part of an object or person is seen
          2. Mise- en-scene- term means "placed in the scene" and refers to what is put into the frame. When analysing a film's Mis en scene consider:
            1. Setting/ the set
              1. Actors, body language and potion in frame
                1. Props
                  1. Costumes, make up and Hairsytyles
                    1. Lighting: coding of colurs
                      1. Camera Angle & shot type
                      2. Camera Shots/ Angles
                        1. Establishing shot- regarded usually for the opening sequence. It's a Long, wide angle view of an area or open space before the camera goes closer in to establish/ identify the more specific scene
                          1. Eye level shot- Occurs when camera is level with the object or figure, suggests reality.
                            1. High Angle shot- taken when the camera is taken above and looking down on the scene or object but not directly overhead.
                              1. Insert shot- A close up of some detail in the scene, emphasising different aspects of the action,
                                1. Long shot- includes the whole human figure and part of the surrounding environment.
                                  1. Low Angle shot- when the camera is below or looking up at the object suggesting power/ dominance
                                    1. Undershot- Taken when the camera is directly underneath the object or figure
                                    2. Medium shot- includes half the body and a small part of the background
                                      1. Overhead angle shot- Achieved when camera is overhead or directly above the object or scene, effects created e.g emphasising vulnerability
                                        1. Reverse Shot- cutting between two characters e.g. In run lola run where they show the individuals future.
                                          1. Shot reverse shot- consists of a sequence of three shots. e.g. persons face, what they're looking at and back to the persons face
                                            1. Sequencing- Series of scenes or shots unified by a shred action or motif. used in flashbacks or dream sequences
                                            2. Editing
                                              1. fade-transition device moving from one scene or sequence to another. May suggest a passage of time
                                                1. washout- optical transmission. Image starts to bleach until the screen becomes a frame of white or coloured light
                                                  1. wipe- transitional device occurring when one shot moves across the screen from left to right or vice versa to wipe away the preceding shot
                                                    1. dissolve- A gradual transition one scene fades out whilst the other fades in. used to suggest a special relationship between scenes.
                                                    2. Sounds
                                                      1. diegetic sound- is sound that the audience and the characters can hear. e.g voices of characters, and music coming from instruments etc.
                                                        1. non diegetic sound- sound that the audience can only hear e.g special sound effects and narrators commentary
                                                        2. Special effects:
                                                          1. Technological additions to the film to manipulate or alter what has been filmed.
                                                          2. Dialogue
                                                            1. conversation between two or more people.
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