Blocking & Staging

Blocking & staging is the process of working out actors' movements in relation to the camera. Tune in to find out more about how directors work with actors and DP's to choreograph their scenes.
12 Angry Men- A Lesson in Staging
By The Royal Ocean Film Society
How Alfred Hitchcock Blocks A Scene
By Nerdwriter1
Memories of Murder (2003) - Ensemble Staging
By Tony Zhou
Directing - The Fine Arts of Blocking and Composition
By Dan Fox
The Bad Sleep Well (1960) - The Geometry of a Scene
By Tony Zhou
The Silence of the Lambs - Who Wins the Scene?
By Tony Zhou
The Career of Paul Thomas Anderson in Five Shots
By Kevin B. Lee
HEAT (1995) - Direction and Obsession
By Scenes Not Talked About
Steve Jobs - The Importance of One Scene
By Jack's Movie Reviews
There Will Be Blood | How to Stage, Block and Edit a Scene
By Cinema Beyond Entertainment
Cinematographer Carolina Costa on Apocalypse Now | Storytelling Through Eyelines
Film Blocking Tutorial — Filmmaking Techniques for Directors: Ep3
By StudioBinder
Staff Pick
Jacques Tati- Where to Find Visual Comedy
By The Royal Ocean Film Society
Steve Jobs – Blocking & Realist Acting
By Zackery Ramos-Taylor
Taylor Ramos and Tony Zhou on THE BREAKING POINT
By criterioncollection
The Steven Spielberg "L System"
By wolfcrow
There Will Be Blood with gaze locations of 11 viewers
By TheTIEMProject
Zhang Yimou Hero (2002) - Composition by Akira Kurosawa
By A Void In Frame
The Godfather and How to Stage Character
By Eyebrow Cinema
Alien: How Ridley Scott Covers a Dialogue Scene
By wolfcrow
3 Brilliant Moments of Blocking (in Kurosawa's High and Low)
By CineFix
Steven Spielberg - Crowd Control | Cinema Cartography
By Cinema Cartography
Staff Pick
A Steak, a Standoff, and the Death of the West
By Head Over Reels
#102. Todd Haynes: Living in a Box // Dans les cases
By Trois Couleurs
BAFTA winning Sam Mendes breaks down tense action scene from award winning '1917' - BBC
Camera Angles and Blocking: "Iruvar" by Mani Ratnam
By wolfcrow
Deconstructing Nightcrawler - Simplicity is the key
By Film Auer
Director Thomas Barnes on Directing Actors | Part 3: Tactile Qualities
Director Thomas Barnes on Directing Actors | Part 4 : Surprise Moments
Exploring THAT Fight in They Live
By Rossatron
Fandor Italian Style: Michelangelo Antonioni
By Fandor
Francis Ford Coppola – The Godfather of Cinematic Literature
By Carlos Rivera Fernandez
Horace and Pete - How Louis C.K. Blocks a Scene
By Viewfinder
How Bank Heists Are Portrayed In Movies | Vanity Fair
By Vanity Fair
How ‘Bombshell’ Takes an Uncomfortable Elevator Ride | Anatomy of a Scene
By The New York Times
How Kubrick, Spielberg, and Inarritu Stage their Scenes
By StudioBinder
How Martin Scorsese Directs a Movie | The Director’ Chair
By StudioBinder
How to Learn Filmmaking by Watching Movies
By wolfcrow
How to NAIL rehearsal for better performances!
By D4Darious
How Woody Allen Blocks a Scene
By Film Studies Minor
It's the Visual Stimulation – A Pause for Cinema
By Carlos Rivera Fernandez
Paul Thomas Anderson on How He Directed The Master
By The Directors Cut
Quentin Tarantino – Staging, Blocking, Covering, and Composition
By Carlos Rivera Fernandez
Raiders of the Lost Arc” – Floorplan Animatic
By Vashi Nedomansky
Robin Williams - In Motion
By Tony Zhou
The Godfather — How to Direct Power (Director’s Playbook)
By StudioBinder
The Unexpected Virtue of Goofs: Birdman’s Shifting Spaces
By De Filmkrant
There Will Be Blood — How PT Anderson Directs Dominance and Disgrace
By StudioBinder
Watch Christian Bale Burn Rubber in ‘Ford v Ferrari’ | Anatomy of a Scene
By The New York Times
Writer/Director David Lowery on A Ghost Story | Using Iconography to Breathe Life Into a Bedsheet
Mise-en-scène, The Lumière brothers 'Actualités'
By HorrorOldSchool