When you watch a movie, the images before you may seem like objective views of the world. But they are not.
In fact, those images are purposefully constructed and then put onscreen—to guide your eyes where the director wants them to go.
This hour-long program introduces you to the basics of cinematography, including speed of motion, perspective relationships, focal length, depth of field, and framing.
After all, once you recognize how cinematography works, you can experience and understand movies on a new level.
Chicago Movie Tours' virtual and in-person programs incorporate the following to bring the subject matter to life:
Clips and screenshots
Movie fan magazines
Expert commentary...and more