Welcome to Elements of Cinema

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Welcome to Elements of Cinema, your  web resource with tutorials and lessons on many different concepts and techniques in filmmaking. You will find articles about screenwriting, cinematography, directing, editing, and more!

Here’s just a taste of the many questions that we will answer for you:

  • What is the Three-Act Structure in a screenplay?
  • Who is part of the camera crew and what does everyone do?
  • What is the difference between a wide-angle and a telephoto lens?
  • What is coverage in movie directing?

These are just some examples to give you an idea. Use the navigation bar above or the index below to find the specific article you are looking for. We also have a search box that you may find convenient.


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