Jurassic Park & the Spielberg Oner — How to Direct a Long Take like Steven Spielberg

In this Jurassic Park analysis, StudioBinder looks at Steven Spielberg’s cinematography, especially his long takes and camera movement techniques. By now, you probably know enough about Steven Spielberg’s filmmaking style to know that he loves a good oner. Where most filmmakers will shoot simple coverage, Spielberg will take a simple dialogue scene and shoot it in a long take with dynamic camera movement techniques. But why? Is he just trying to show off or are there valuable cinematic techniques on display?

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