5 Overlooked Filmmaking Concepts

Chris Monlux and Mike Wilhelm • January 11, 2022

Chris and Mike talk about five overlooked filmmaking concepts. They discuss the four attributes of light, color, intensity, quality and direction. They talk about the 180-degree rule and eyelines, focusing on the second vs. third-person perspective and one-way vs two-way portal. They talk about how impactful the Kuleshov Effect is and finish up with Freytag’s pyramid, talking about how exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and denouement are necessities in a good story. 

The Four Attributes of Light: https://www.videomaker.com/article/c13/17660-the-four-attributes-of-light

Look Me in the Ear: the Psychology of Eyelines: https://www.videomaker.com/article/c11/18426-look-me-in-the-ear-the-psychology-of-eyelines

Breaking Down the 180-Degree Rule: https://www.videomaker.com/courses/794-breaking-down-the-180-degree-rule

Kuleshov Effect – A video editor’s most powerful tool:
https://www.videomaker.com/courses/lessons/basic/kuleshov-effect-a-video-editors-most-powerful-tool/

Freytag’s pyramid and the 3 act structure:
https://www.videomaker.com/courses/lessons/basic/freytags-pyramid-and-the-3-act-structure 

CONTENT: Filmmaking,