What is Visual Subtext?

Enrich your filmmaking storytelling with these tips on symbols, signs, and metaphors

Let’s not fiddle around: tell me, why do you make films? Of course, there is no general answer to this question. The most common, though, is probably – to tell exciting stories and to engage with your audience in some way. As a filmmaker, I have so many ideas in my head, that want to be heard. Does this relate to you?

If so, there’s something that can help your stories become even richer and take their meaning to the next level: visual subtext. Seasoned cinematographer Alex Buono has an amazing lesson about it in his MZed course on visual storytelling. Below, I’d like to share some of his insights, showcases, and tips for practical use of the theory.

Read the full article at CineD - Visual Subtext Makes Your Story Richer – Here Is How It Works

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