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The 15 Basic Elements to Know to Better Your Film’s Mise-en-Scene






Blade Runner 1982




The 15 Basic Elements to Know to Better Your Film’s Mise-en-Scene


Filmmaker Michael Hall of Shohawk, in Mentorless, filmmaking blog.


+ 15 diagrams. Who wants text when you have graphics? It’s a visual medium! Have a thing about mise-en-scene? Don’t even know what it is [but it’s in French and looks interesting..]? This is for you and you.


Michael has done another mise-en-scene:


7 Ways Mise-en-scene Will Make You a Better Filmmaker


which also includes the same 15 diagrams at the bottom.


Pinched the Blade Runner header from this post.



November 25, 2017 - Posted by | film, film technique, film techniques, film-making | ,

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