Film technique research

The Kuleshov Effect: is a type created by Lev Kuleshov in the 1910s, the technique involves editing a shot of a close up of a man/woman’s face and have it cut to an unconnected items, depending on what item you use depends on how you view the man/woman’s face, for example, if their are smiling and it cuts to a scene of a dog, you think their kind dog lovers however if you swap it with a depressed alcoholic then you would view them as twisted, this effect can be useful in filming as you can film one shot for you the actor and use that shot in multiple ways and saves time as you only have to perform the basic shot a few times and it can by use for multiple effects.




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