TYPE OF SHOTS IN TELEVISION & FILM


You went through your audition, call-back, chemistry sets and endless wait for that phone-call from your agent. Now finally you got the call and you find out that you got the job! Yay, congrats! But what do you do now? To know how to act on set is very important and showcase your professionalism and adaptability as an actor – something directors (and all importantly casting agents) love.

If you’re looking to work in film and television, it’s no secret you’ll have to get familiar with the camera and knowing the basic camera angles and types of shots can be hugely propitious for your skills to shine and build your acting resume. So here are 12 of the most popular camera shots all actors should know: