Module 5: Framing (Pt 1): Framing and Syntax

The Framed Image When we think about the framed image, think in three dimensions: the X-axis, the Y-axis, and the Z-axis. The X is horizontal, the Y is vertical, and the Z is the depth.  These are important when we consider the placement of objects, people, camera movement, and zooming of a lens. Figure v5.0 Framing Animation Within the frame, there are visual and audio codes that operate and develop the message we are trying to convey. These codes make up to syntax and composition of the scene. In this section, we are going to discuss the visual codes. The audio codes will be addressed in the sound module in the advanced course. These codes are drawn from the art world and explore color, line, and form. In the highly influential study Art and Visual