Noah Baumbach, director of While We’re Young and Frances Ha, discusses inspiration, his directing approach, and what advice he would have for his 24-year-old self.
Director Steven Spielberg discusses the making of Bridge of Spies with Director Martin Scorsese.
The Dolly Zoom is a camera shot made famous in Alfred Hitchcock’s VERTIGO (1958). It was invented by cameraman Irmin Roberts to visually convey the feeling of agoraphobia by zooming in with the lens while simultaneously dollying backwards the entire camera…or vice versa.
When the Dolly Zoom shot is used in conjunction with an unsettling or emotional moment…the viewer is swept up in a visceral visual that represents the pain/confusion/anguish occurring in the story. Here are 23 classic film examples of this technique in chronological order. I’ve also included the shot before or after the Dolly Zoom so it can be seen in context of the scene…and not as just a trick shot.
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If you grew up watching Looney Tunes, then you know Chuck Jones, one of all-time masters of visual comedy. Normally I would talk about his ingenious framing and timing, but not today. Instead, I’d like to explore the evolution of his sensibilities as an artist.
It was one of the most memorable scenes in an entirely mind-blowing movie. A scene that played with gravity, without the use of digital effects. Today, we’re looking at the hallway showdown from Christopher Nolan’s “Inception.” […]