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Six Uses for the Bird’s-Eye Shot

Using examples from '300,' 'Oldboy,' 'Inside Man,' 'Kill Bill vol. 1,' 'The Matrix Reloaded,' 'Sin City,' 'Zodiac' and scores more, Swinney presents the spectrum of possibilities the bird’s-eye-view shot poses.

The Painting as Inspiration

Whether you’re a 19th century impressionist or a 21st century filmmaker, your basic aim is the same: to capture and reflect life in a moment or moments.