- Tracking shot (shooting out of trunk, following subject)
- Chasing shot (camera mounted out window facing forward)
- Side dolly shot (camera mounted out window facing sideways)
- Slow push (shooting out of trunk, approaching subject)
- Circling shot (putting car in neutral and pushing around subject)
- “Helicopter” effect (driving shooting from overpass)
- “Out of body” effect (subject filmed on hood with car moving)
- Bird’s eye view (static, using roof of vehicle)
- Driving shot (use backseat, keeping hands out of frame)
- “Thrown out of car” effect (splicing two different scenes)
What tricks have you used for mounting cameras in-vehicle or using a car to film in creative ways? Interested in working one on one with Matador producers? Consider the travel filmmaking program at MatadorU.
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