Cinematography: Introduction to Composition and Camera Movement

Throughout these lessons, we'll delve into the key concepts and techniques of composition and camera movement.
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(53)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 18, 2015
Duration
36m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(53)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 18, 2015
Duration
36m
Description

Throughout these lessons, we'll delve into the key concepts and techniques of composition and camera movement. We'll start by learning about the "frame" and the terminology used when speaking about composition on set or with other creatives. Next, we'll be learning about the tripod, dolly, and crane. We'll be learning how each different "camera support" moves the camera and the terminology associated with it. By the end, we'll have learned some important fundamentals of cinematography that are useful for live-action and virtual/CG filmmaking.

About the author
About the author

Matt Workman is a cinematographer based out of New York City. He specializes in previs, motion control, and virtual production. He has shot commercials for brands like Google, Facebook, BMW, and more. You can see his work online on his website.