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JLB1561 | Classic Cinematic Techniques: Backdrops

In this video we take a look at the cinematic technique of using backdrops to create the illusion of a greater landscape. When done properly it can be a very effective method for fooling the mind of the viewer into believing that he is seeing something which he simply is not.


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Intro regarding backdrops:…
Apollo 17 footage:…
‘Wizard of Oz’ (1939) copyright Warner Bros.
‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ (1971) copyright Warner Bros.

Thumbnail updated 19-Dec-2017 as part of JLB17111 promotion. Post updated 21-Jul-2019 for reuploaded video. Backup uploaded to vimeo 18-Jan-2023 in conjunction with JLBA #100a.


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