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Grammar of the Shot shows you how to use the basic 'grammar' of film/video making, giving you in certain terms what you absolutely need to know to put together your own film or video shot-by-shot. This book's basic tools are useful whether you are just learning how to frame a shot or if you just need a refresher.
The book begins with explanations of essential visual languages of filmmaking, from the basic shapes of a shot to different types of shots to composition of visual elements within frames. You'll be given basic building blocks essential for success; lighting, screen direction, 3D elements, camera movements, and the general practices which make for richer, multi-layered visual presentations. You'll also be given crucial background information to expand your visual vocabulary and help begin a career in film and video.
Simple, concise overviews of shooting principles
Designed in quick reference format, with topics covered in illustrated 2-page spreads