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Unformatted text preview: 9.21.2011 Composition- The director does the composition- 3 parts of Composition- Framing o Director works within the boundary of the frame o Putting the image in a frame, a way to direct the eye o Artistic Enterprise Artist selects Artist Orders o Classical Ratio: 1.33; 4x3 o Wide: 1.55 o Pan: 7.25; 3x7.05 These mark the personality of the director o Pushes the picture together, gives it structure and unity o White screen surrounded by black; draws your eye to it o The main attraction is the center of the frame o If there’s more going on, time goes faster o Putting characters on the top of the frame puts your point of view at a lower angle Bottom: you are on top of the characters “you are lifted up” Characters on the Edges: causes anxiety and instability • Left is stronger than the right o Low Angle: Fast o High Angle: Slow o Left to Right is slower, because that’s the way we read and our mind processes the scene faster Right to left is faster because our mind doesn’t process it fast enough...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07