Videos We Love :: The Art of the Close-up

the-art-of-the-close-up-edgar-wright The close-up was a cinematic device that was born sometime in the late 1800's as way to drive the viewer's attention to specific details in a scene. Since then, the close-up has matured and became a major component of the cinematic vernacular. Recently director/writer and close-up samurai Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) shared some of his tricks to his trade.

About: Edgar Wright, director of Shaun of The Dead joins David Chen from to chat about the art of close-ups.