Are you struggling to figure out creative ways to establish blocking within a scene, or wondering why the scene doesn’t feel quite right even though the dialogue and acting is great? Well we are here to help!

While set decking and costume design can bring a lot to a scene, it’s blocking that brings it all together. Regardless of the type of story, blocking can make or break a film. 

There are tips and tricks to understanding blocking and how to use it effectively to bring substance and dynamics to your story in ways other aspects can’t.

YouTube channel, StudioBinder, created a video designed to help filmmakers understand essential facets of blocking that can help to enhance and bring life to any film you wish to create. 

The video talks about things such as space, shapes, and lines to help give the basics of breaking down blocking and what makes it so important. 

Give this video a look if you are interested in expanding your ability to create dynamic and powerful cinematography via blocking.

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