Setting Up Your Shots: Great Camera Moves Every Filmmaker Should Know (2nd Edition)

Whether you need to learn the difference between a jump cut and a match cut or you’re a working filmmaker looking for visual ideas on how to best communicate the stories you want to tell, Setting Up Your Shots is an encyclopedia of camera moves and cinematic storytelling techniques that directors of all levels will find useful.

Written in clear, non-technical language and laid out in a nonlinear format with self-contained chapters for easy reference, this book is an excellent primer for beginner filmmakers, as well as a handy quick-reference guide for experienced directors. It provides detailed descriptions of more than 100 camera setups, angles and techniques, using examples from over 140 popular films including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blue Velvet, Citizen Kane, The Matrix, She’s Gotta Have It, The Usual Suspects and Vertigo.


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Meet The Author

Jeremy Vineyard was born on July 26, 1977 in Bryan, Texas, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Before it Ends (2022), Momentum (2018) and Concrete Road (2007).