Examples Of Cinematic Techniques In Tim Burton

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Tim Burton uses many different cinematic techniques to achieve very specific effects in his movies. The most important cinematic techniques that he uses to create his unique style are Non-Diegetic sound, lighting, eye level, and zoom. These techniques that can be seen in the films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, and Corpse Bride, create the effects of sadness, dark moments, express the feeling of other without telling. He uses Non-Diegetic sound when he puts a song, he uses sad songs, happy songs, and more to show the feeling of the character, to give us like a hint of something that is going to happen, if it’s going to be bad or sad. He uses lighting to make the moment or scene sad or mysterious. He uses eye level when to people are talking to show the connection between two characters, or to show us that he is talking to a character and not to us. He uses zoom to help us catch up little things that wouldn’t catch without that little zoom.…show more content…
All movies of Tim Burton have something in common, in all his movies some of the girls’ characters have pancake white makeup, black eyes, spirals and stripes. In the three movies I saw, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride he uses flashbacks to his sad candy-free past, in Corpse Bride Emely sings about her nasty death, in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka has more than one flashback showing how and why he wanted to make a Chocolate Factory and his
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