Villeneuve & Deakins on Visual Storytelling using Lighting, Composition, and Framing

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In this step you'll learn about composition and shock construction. Composition is about how to create a frame to focus the audience's attention and shock construction is about how to create chaos and tension through the use of lighting. These principles are demonstrated in the example of the final scene between Benicio and MD in Sicario, where the backlighting of Benicio creates a sense of vulnerability and the even lighting of MD creates a sense of threat.