Tag: Cinematic Storytelling

Cinematic Storytelling by Jennifer Van Sijll (book review).

March 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cinematic Storytelling by Jennifer Van Sijll (book review).

Author and scriptwriting teacher Jennifer Van Sijll explains from the start that her book, ‘Cinematic Storytelling’, is more to do with imagery than script that sinks into the viewer’s eye. Starting from silent movies, the information had to be presented visually and through the one hundred examples presented here shows how the emotion of the […]

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Cinematic Storytelling by Jennifer Van Sijll (book review).

January 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Cinematic Storytelling by Jennifer Van Sijll (book review).

I’ve learnt a lot examining how films are structured from Michael Wiese Productions books. With ‘Cinematic Storytelling’ by Jennifer Van Sijll, it’s time to examine how various directors make the best of crucial scenes to set the mood that the viewer interprets. Having one hundred recognised conventions shown will not leave much that isn’t covered, […]

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