Shots/Angles Trailers Assignment

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Camera Composition: Shots and Angles | Worksheet
Directions: Search Apple Trailers, IMDB, Yahoo Trailers, etc. for movie trailers. Identify examples of the various framing shots/angles below.
When you find a good example, take a screen shot and insert it into the appropriate box.
Screen Shot
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Shot / Angle
Establishing Shot (EST)-
Usage (Explain how it is used)
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A camera shot that sets up what is about
to take place. This is usually a sequence
starting point.
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Extreme long shot (ELS or XLS)-
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Shows a vast area from a great distance.
Also know as a wide shot. People or
objects are hardly noticeable.
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Long shot (LS)-
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Typically shows the entire object or human
figure placed in some relation to its
surroundings.
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Medium-Long shot (MLS)Between and Medium and a long shot
(from the knees up).
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Medium Shot (MS)-
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Falls between the long shot and a close
up. Normally from the Waist to just over
the head. Also know as a mid shot.
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Medium-Close Up (MCU)-
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Between a medium and a close-up shot
(mid torso up).
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Close up (CU)-
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Just below the shoulders to above the
head. Also know as a tight shot or a
narrow shot.
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Extreme Close up (ECU or XCU)-
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A very close view of a particular body part
or part of an object.
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Choker (Big Close-up)
From just above the eyebrow to just below
their chin.
Used to show the expression of a face or
to help identify a character.
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Two Shot-
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A shot featuring two people in the frame.
(An American two shot features two
people facing each other in profile.)
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Low Angle (Cat’s eye view)-
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Looking up at a character. Gives the
audience a feeling that this person is
powerful. Used to show the large scale of
a character or object.
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High Angle (Bird’s eye view)-
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From above the character used to make
the character feel Inferior. Used to show
the small scale of a character or object.
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Dutch Angle (Oblique Angle or Canted View)-
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When the cinematographer skews the
vertical axis to give an exciting or an
uneasy feeling.
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Point of View (POV)-
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When the audience sees the events in the
scene from the perspective of one of the
characters in the scene.
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Over the Shoulder (OTS)The back of the shoulder and head are
used to frame the image of whatever (or
whomever) the camera is pointing toward.
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