Video essay: Camera Movement in Narrative Cinema

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Camera movement has a profound influence on the way films look and the way films are experienced by spectators. In this visual essay Jakob Isak Nielsen proposes six major functions of camera movement in narrative cinema. Individual camera movements may serve more of these functions at the same time and the essay concludes with such an example.
Original languageDanish
Publication date2 Feb 2015
Publication statusPublished - 2 Feb 2015

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