Mise-en-scène, The Lumière brothers 'Actualités'

by HorrorOldSchool

Although August and Louis Lumière were among the filmmakers, they still had to decide where to place the camera to best tell their stories. In this video essay, David Monahan examines the blocking and framing choices the employed by the Lumière brothers in their 45-second movie, ‘Actualités.’

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