Coen Brothers Techniques

The Coen Brothers are known for creating amazing worlds and telling immersive stories. In Blood Simple and Raising Arizona, they use the shaky cam technique with memorable results. In this video essay by Fandor, we explore the origin and application of the shaky cam. How the Coens use the plodding camera movement to convey the perspective of a character and how you can learn from this technique for your own short films.

Source: Fandor