Types of Shots

Go to this page for Samples of Camera Shots.

Each team will make a video showing someone crossing the courtyard. The shots should go together to form a short movie, so CONTINUITY is important (Mr. Machtay will discuss this word). Don’t try to make it too complicated. But if you can create a little story, go for it!

WHY DID THE STUDENT CROSS THE COURTYARD?

These are the shots that must be included in your short movie:

WIDE SHOT/ESTABLISHING SHOT

MEDIUM SHOT

OVER-THE-SHOULDER SHOT

CLOSE-UP

POV SHOT

HIGH-ANGLE

LOW-ANGLE