DIRECTING FOR FILM I (FIL 2480)
POD EOA BREAKDOWN
If your film is not Dramatic Narrative, then skip the Hero’s Journey box below and fill in
whatever points you can for your film in the “story points” section of the large grid on
Then fill out the visual design grid on page three accordingly.
Note the dominant
motifs that you used throughout the composition (for example: circles, diagonal lines,
negative space, rough texture, low key specular lighting, jump cuts, focal points jumps, discontinuity of
action or logic, cars, hands, buildings).
Remember, a motif is any element that is repeated throughout the
composition so as to unify the whole of the piece.
Unity, Harmony, Variety
• Variety (Elements: Negative space, shape, color, editorial rhythm, etc.)
• Harmony (Elements: Negative space, shape, color, editorial rhythm, etc.)
• Unity (Elements: Negative space, shape, color, editorial rhythm, etc.)
Tone and Mood