Pro Tip: Editing to the Eyes

Taught By:

Joey Scoma

Description:

RJFS director Joey Scoma offers up a quick editing tip that can help you bring out the emotions in your scene.

Lesson Plan

Ever gotten stuck in an edit? Editing to the Eyes is a simple rule of thumb that can help you bring out the emotions in a scene. Joey uses examples from Video Game High School where he used this technique, and also demonstrates how it is utilized in Shaun of the Dead and the classic Hitchcock film Rear Window.

Have any questions for Joey? Know of any great examples where you have seen this in movies (or maybe movies that didn't follow this?) Have you used it yourself? Share it on the forum by hitting "discuss this lesson" above!

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