Screen Direction

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The 180° Rule

Illustrating the 180° rule
Illustrating the 180° rule

Yasujiro Ozu breaking the 180° rule in Tokyo Story (1953) in the first 40 seconds of the film

and later on in the same film…

http://www.criticalcommons.org/Members/ogaycken/clips/tokyostoryexample.mp4/view


Following the 180° rule while switching sides


How Hitchcock Blocks a Scene in Vertigo


and a bonus clip…

Akira Kurosawa and Movement in Film in comparison with Joss Whedon’s The Avengers


Blocking a Scene

Blocking a scene
Blocking a scene
Blocking a scene
Blocking a scene
Blocking a scene
Blocking a scene – indicating actor movement with broken line, camera movement with unbroken line

Eyeline Matching

Eyeline matching in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing
Eyeline matching in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing
Eyeline matching in Spike Lee's Do The right Thing
Eyeline matching in Spike Lee’s Do The right Thing
Eyeline matching from Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Eyeline matching from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Using the rule of thirds to aid in eyeline matching
Using the rule of thirds to aid in eyeline matching