So you want to change the camera angle, but you don’t want to cut the film for some reason. What do? You move the camera while the film is still rolling, of course. And because nothing in film is complete without jargon, there are tons of special terms for each type of camera move.
The 39 Steps was the first Hitchcock thriller I ever saw. As part of my father’s epic plan to make me a cultured member of society (a plan that also included road-trip re-tellings of the plots to Guys and Dolls and Hello Dolly), he borrowed the classic thriller from our town library and sat my […]