July 1, 2017
As a director, Alfred Hitchcock is in a league of his own, but what kinds of cinematic techniques did he use to make his films so iconic?
Alfred Hitchcock was an absolute master of cinema. His complete understanding of the art form allowed him to construct complex cinematic worlds around his audience as they watch his unsavory cast of killers, thugs, and cheats lay waste to his damaged, but determined, heroes. But how exactly did Hitchcock do it? In this video, Sven Pape of This Guy Edits names three techniques that ol’ Hitch used in most, if not all, of his films in order to make them the most thrilling, well-told stories in cinematic history.