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Narrative Shots

Most shots are filmed from the perspective of an all seeing, 3rd person camera. But sometimes a shot or camera move is specially chosen to give us an important piece of narrative information to draw the viewer in and to drive the story forward.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • The various types of narrative shot;
  • How they are used to get inside the heads and hearts of the characters in the film;
  • How narrative shots involve the viewer in the developing story.