Most of you are asking yourselves, “what in the world is a master?” Well a master in the film industry is quick name for a way of filming a movie that is the same throughout.
Still clueless I bet. I was too.
For example: when most filmmakers shoot with a master, the master camera is usually placed in a location of the set where all of the action in the specific scene can be seen and enjoyed. These shots are useful to utilize in the editing process for ‘fill-in’ or to place between shots in order to create a versatility in the conversation or in the scene. This is a concept that is used in a variety of ways and is subject to experimentation for most. In most films changing in shots throughout a scene is the norm and has become one of most successful ways to create a multi-perspective feeling for the audience.