Reading Movies I Am Legend Video Essay

Kubrick // One-Point Perspective

The Shining – Zooms

Examples of Editing Techniques (*Jump Cut)

Top 20 Amazing Cinematic Techniques Part 1 (*Long take, steady cam)

I watched the above short videos about filmmaking and I never realized until after how filmmaking techniques really make a huge difference in how we view a movie. While watching the movie version of I Am Legend I used John West’s technique of pausing the movie and thinking about what I saw.  In the scene I chose from I Am Legend, Robert Neville and his dog Sam get caught in the city and a dangerous situation during sundown. After I watched the scene again and again I found some filmmaking techniques from the short videos I watched. Watch the video below to hear more about the scene!


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