June 2016

Changing time and space in films and videos

The film can create effects which are not impossible in a photograph. These effects are changing time and space in films and videos. They include aperture, time lapse and slow motion. All three influence our perception of the time component in a film: they manipulate our sense of time by using visual manipulation, detached from the storyline. [...]

Five rules for camera movement in film and video

Videothink sheds light on the topic of movement in films in a four-part series. The series culminates with five rules for camera movement which explain the criteria according to which movement should be used in moving image communication. No systematic, scientific measures are provided for the assessment of camera movement. However, it is agreed that 5 rules apply for camera movement for professional film-makers. [...]