Camera zoom in,
changes the focal length without moving the camera. A subject framed in a wider view is framed in a closer view without a cut. Used for dramatic effect, it is an unnatural technique. It is a substitute for a match cut or a character dolly. It’s unnaturalness draws attention to itself and should be used sparingly.
As seen in: Clever Girl v2.0 (2007)
Talk show host, Skip Tork, calls for the demise of beloved super-heroine, Clever Girl. As he makes his plea, the camera slowly zooms to his mouth.
Guerrilla filmmaking 101 is a series a posts covering the basics in a quick-footed production. Every director carries his or her own filmmaking philosophy.