Mise-en-Scene is a French term meaning ‘placed on stage’ .It is the expression used to describe the design aspects of a theatre or film production, which essentially means “visual theme” visual story telling. It includes anything inside the frame, objects that describe the scene, ranging from props, locations, actors, costume, makeup, camera angle, lighting etc. It may hold artificial and natural things. Each of these, play an important role in the story being told and how it is presented.
Video vs Film
A ‘Video’ is used and gives a sense of documenting something, whilst a ‘Film’ holds a deeper meaning.
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