Exploring Stereo 3D Cinematography: Mise en Scene and Cinema Verite

Exploring Stereo 3D Cinematography: Mise en Scene and Cinema Verite

Stereoscopic 3D and Mise en Scene:

Borrowing directly from Wikipedia, Mise-en-scène (“placing on stage”) is an expression used to describe the design aspects of a theatre or film production, which essentially means “telling a story”. Recently, the term has come to represent a style of conveying the information of a scene primarily through a single shot—often accompanied by camera movement. It is in contrast to montage-style film-making, i.e. multiple angles pieced together through editing.

So in essence, Mise-en-scene has been around for a long time, well entrenched in conventional movie making. What does Stereoscopic 3D then add to this style or technique of storytelling?

A scene when shot …

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  • Noah Mitchell

    loved it