A good comedy director knows what’s funny. A great comedy director knows what’s funny and knows that the camera itself can add to the comedic experience. Snappy editing, sight gags, physical comedy, and funny dialogue are clearly important for landing jokes, but moving (or in some cases intentionally not moving) the camera can be just as useful. Sometimes the camera is even acknowledged and interacted with for the joke. Here are ten ways to move (or not move) the camera for comedic effect.
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