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In modern productions, the camera is virtually always moving, but there exists a fine line between motivating the camera moves so they appear invisible, and jarring camera blocking.  Veteran television director Gil Bettman reveals inside techniques to create seamless, motivated camera moves from pre-production to the set itself.


  • 25:42 video
  • Q&A with director Jason Tomaric
  • Illustrated supporting content


  • What constitutes an invisible camera move
  • How to determine camera blocking through the story
  • How to avoid bringing attention to dynamic moves
  • Inside tricks used by Hollywood directors to engage the audience without being distracting
Very detailed. Excellent for homework assignments to let students watch at home.
   -  Daniel Levin,
       University of Houston