Over-the-shoulder shots

As part of my research for my video, I was asked to research a type of film technique, and I have chosen the over-the-shoulder shot.

  • Name of technique:
    Over-the-shoulder shots
  • What it is:
    Over-the-shoulder shots is a shot with an actor’s shoulder
  • Why it’s used:
    over-the-shoulder shots draw the viewer in by creating a sense of intimacy
  • Link to example video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wqr8IgkavA
  • How it might influence your project:
    I could use this shot to create more intensity for the atmosphere.

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