When learning how to make movies, you learn how everything can lend itself to improve your shot. Set decoration, props and wardrobe are the first pieces that come to mind when you think of ways to make a shot better. Then, there’s the lighting, the camera movements, angles and the technical side.

But there’s one simple thing that can drastically change a shot if used correctly: foreground.

With the knowledge of how to use foreground correctly, you can take your shots to a new creative and innovative level.

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  • Connor Sassmannshausen is a screenwriter, video producer, and social media organizer with the Initiative Production Company. She loves watching movies, nerdy t-shirts, travelling and taking broken things apart (but not necessarily putting them back together).

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