We continue our discussion of cinematography, focusing on camera positions and movement.
Assignment Due for this Session
Watch the following clip of the opening sequence of Touch of Evil (dir. Orson Welles, USA, 1958). Describe the camera's movements throughout this scene. How does the scene build suspense? Does the cinematography contribute to this? Post a comment below.
The Mobile Camera and the French New Wave
Behind the Scenes of Hugo
On the Set: Steadicam Shot
The Scene as it Appears in the Film
Interview with Larry McConkey, who operated the camera in the scene