Whiplash — The Use of Close-Ups

In this video essay, Sterling discusses the closeup shot in relation to Damien Chazelle’s debut film, Whiplash. Why does Chazelle choose to use so many closeups in the film and what effect do they have on the audience? Tune in to find out.

 

 


Close-ups


Psychological Drama


Damien Chazelle


Whiplash