The Cinematic Techniques In Tim Burton's Film

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Throughout his life in making films, Tim Burton has shown his unique talent and vision. He proceeds taking advantage of the cinematic techniques; lighting, sound, and camera movements creating a certain mood/tone. These three techniques are used numerous of times for the duration of each film. Although, many various emotions are constructed, there are feelings that anyone may connect to. Tim Burton is a successful filmmaker and has inspired many with the use of his cinematic techniques. In Burton’s films, lighting is used to show happiness or sadness. For instance, in the movie “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, it is shown how dark and gloomy the town is while the factory is disconnected from society compared to when Charlie's grandfather was younger, working in an upbeat and colorful environment. Nevertheless, the lighting in his movies are manufactured for you to think a certain way of something when it could actually mean something else. With the accompany of lighting, Burton’s films…show more content…
There are many different techniques used in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, involving the use of the camera. For example, when the oompa loompas are singing about each naughty child, the scene is shot as a pan or a long shot. By using these techniques, it may show the size of the oompa loompas or their dances to express their emotions together, this attracts the viewers. The use of the camera movements, produces a more interesting effect. Tim Burton knows how to use camera movements to his advantage in all of his films created.
In conclusion, Tim Burton proceeds taking advantage of the cinematic techniques; lighting, sound, and camera movements creating a certain mood/tone. He uses each technique to reel in his audience. Tim Burton’s style is based on differences between things or people. However, Burton uses many more techniques than just these three, he uses all kinds to appeal to his
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