Exploring the Art of Slow Motion in MoviesGet familiar with how Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese and more greats utilize this effective film tool.
“We have no control over time… except, of course, if you’re a filmmaker” narrates Julian Palmer in The Discarded Image‘s insightful new educational video. From Wes Anderson’s moments of character reflection to Martin Scorsese’s emphasis of his protagonists’ thoughts, slow motion can be used in more ways than one. The technique can be used for the dramatization of movement or to emphasize the last fleeting moments of a feeling you never want to end. Watch the video above to see how this effective tool can bring focus to the little details that would otherwise be overlooked by the naked eye.