Wes Anderson's Framing, "Centered"

Exploring Signature Style.

 

The Wes Anderson Look.

If you’re a Lights Film School student, then I’m sure you’ve run into a lesson, Lab Chat, or student discussion dissecting the idiosyncrasies of Wes Anderson’s style (which is at its purest in his latest outing, The Grand Budapest Hotel).

Well, mysterious Vimeo User Kogonada has created another striking supercut, entitled Centered, this time analyzing Anderson’s approach to framing. Prepare for two minutes of glorious director overload:

In summary: symmetry and, as the title suggests, centered alignment. Love Anderson or hate him, the man is nothing if not consistent.

 Michael Koehler, with


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