Film analysis: Man With A Movie Camera (1929) and The Birth of A Nation (1915) — FLORENCE ROSINI | WRITER | PRODUCER |

I noticed that Russian filmmaker Dziga Vertov, in his 1929 movie called Man with a Movie Camera (MWAMC), borrowed several concepts from D.W. Griffith. First, the use of close-ups. Vertov would shoot establishing shots of the place or of his subjects, then sometimes, he shifts closer to the subject by doing a medium/extreme close-up. Both […]

via Film analysis: Man With A Movie Camera (1929) and The Birth of A Nation (1915) — FLORENCE ROSINI | WRITER | PRODUCER |

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