Point of View Shots

Point of view is a central term in writing about films because films are basically about seeing the world in a certain way. Pay attention to point of view by using these two general guidelines:

1)       Observe how (through mise-en-scene, blocking, shots, transitions, etc.) and when the camera creates the point of view of a character.

2)       Notice if the story is told mostly from an objective point of view or from the subjective perspective of one person.  

Chapter 1: "Diagnosis"